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Borth Wen Beach, Rhoscolyn

Borth Wen Beach, Rhoscolyn

Details

This sheltered cove has a large, sandy, sloping beach backed by dunes and edged by rockpools. The Anglesey/Wales Coast Path runs alongside the beach and this part of the coastline is one of the most impressive stretches, with cliffs, sea arches and caves nearby. The surrounding area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is home to varied flora and fauna, including spotted rock rose (the county flower) and resident choughs.

Approached by a narrow winding lane with limited space at car park by the beach; toilets, pub located on the approach road. Dogs are allowed.

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Caernarfon Tourist Information Centre

Address

Borth Wen,
Rhoscolyn,
LL65 2NX

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SH 272751  Lat: 53.24493 Long: -4.59108

A55 Junction 3; A5 to Valley and left onto the B4545 signed for Trearddur Bay. Over Four Mile Bridge and left where signed to Rhoscolyn. Continue past the chapel and turn right where signed for Traeth/Beach. Note the sign stating limited car parking at the beach; access is via a narrow lane.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Valley station