"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 and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
S
Pressure 987
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 986
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
SSW
Pressure 981
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:36 BST
(04:36 GMT)
High Tide
11:19 BST
(10:19 GMT)
Low Tide
17:48 BST
(16:48 GMT)
High Tide
23:34 BST
(22:34 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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Borth Wen is a sweeping cove of sand backed by dunes. There are rock pools at the beach.

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