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Porth Dafarch Beach

Menai Bridge, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

Sandy beach resort on south coast of Anglesey, backed by cliffs and in close proxmity to camp sites. Sheltered and marked bathing area, rockpooling and rambling. Popular with for watersports, particularly windsurfing, surfing, canoeing, sailing and jet skiing.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets with disabled facilities
There is also a slipway ramp onto the beach
A hot dog/ice cream van and a caravan park

Activities

Swimming
Scuba diving
Sea canoeing and fishing
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path runs from the beach. Anglesey has a wide range of animal and bird life. Leaflets on Anglesey's natural attractions and walks in the area are available. ring: 01248 752450.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the local authority. Litter and dog bins are provided but dogs are banned from the 1st May to 30th September.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Llanfairpwll Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01248 713177. Email: llanfairpwll.tic@virgin.net. www.anglesey.gov.uk

Location

Nearest town: Menai Bridge
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2863, -4.65107
Postcode: LL65 2LS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

The beach is situated on the coast road between Trearddur Bay and Holyhead.

Nearest Railway Stations

Holyhead (Approx. 2 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 4 miles away)
Rhosneigr (Approx. 7 miles away)
Ty Croes (Approx. 9 miles away)
Bodorgan (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

There is free parking for 30 cars by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Plas Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
South Stark Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Lon Isallt, Trearddur (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Lon Isallt - Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Clifton Terrace, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Kingsland, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Hedsor Street, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Mount Pleasant, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Holyhead Railway Station & Ferry Terminal, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Menai Bridge