"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Rhoscolyn - Borth Wen Beach

Located on the west coast of Anglesey, the south facing beach is a sandy cove, measuring 250 metres on a low tide. On a high tide the beach is mainly shingle. The bay is located within the Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in addition to the Holy Island Coast Special Projection Area and the Glannau Rhoscolyn Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Holyhead

Local authority: Isle of Anglesey Council

OS Grid Reference: SH273749

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Rhoscolyn - Borth Wen Beach

  • Anglesey Pullover Company (1m)
  • Island Pottery (5m)
  • RSPB - Ellin's Tower Seabird Centre (6m)
  • Breakwater Country Park (6m)
  • Llyn Alaw Visitor Centre (8m)
  • Miri Mawr (10m)
  • Anglesey Model Village (11m)
  • Anglesey Model Village (12m)

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 16 June

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Borth Wen is a sweeping cove of sand backed by dunes. There are rock pools at the beach.

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