"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 and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:23 BST
(00:23 GMT)
High Tide
07:30 BST
(06:30 GMT)
Low Tide
13:54 BST
(12:54 GMT)
High Tide
20:04 BST
(19:04 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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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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