"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Dafarch Beach

Ideally situated on the coast road between Treaddur Bay and Holyhead, Porth Dafarch is a beautiful sandy cove surrounded by rocky headland. With its enticing rock pools and meandering coastal path, this beach is ideal for a peaceful family day out. With excellent disabled facilities and a convenient slipway ramp onto the beach Porth Dafarch offers superb access and practical amenities. A cycle friendly beach that is popular with scuba divers and sea canoeists Porth Dafarch offers more than just sandcastles and sunbathing. With the well equipped town of Holyhead less than 5 minutes drive away this beach and its surrounding area will guarantee to please the whole family.

 

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Menai Bridge

Local authority: Isle of Anglesey Council

OS Grid Reference: SH233798

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porth Dafarch Beach

  • Island Pottery (2m)
  • RSPB - Ellin's Tower Seabird Centre (2m)
  • Anglesey Pullover Company (3m)
  • Breakwater Country Park (6m)
  • Llyn Alaw Visitor Centre (9m)

Tourist Information

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll
Tourist Information Centre
Station Site
Isle of Anglesey
Wales
LL61 5UJ

Phone 01248 713177
Email llanfairpwll@nwtic.com

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 17 February

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Porth Dafarch Beach

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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.

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