Beachlife in North Wales has a special character all of its own.
Porth Neigl / Hell's Mouth, curves in an elegant arc on the southern shores of the Lleyn Peninsula. On the south western tip of the isle of Anglesey lies Newborough. Two miles from end to end - the south end forms the western entrance to the Menai Straits and in the north the craggy island (only an island at high tide) of Llanddwyn.
Towards the end of the northern shore of the Llyn is the beach of Porth Oer or ˜Whistling Sands'. Here, by some bizarre quirk of nature, the sand squeaks as you walk over it.
All around the coastline of Anglesey you'll find small charming coves, some accessed by tricky and steep paths, others no more than a short easy walk from a car park. There are also the more popular hotspots of Trearddur Bay and Rhosneigr.
If you want to be a bit lazy but assuage your guilt with a bit of activity it’s all on tap. Wind and Kite Surfing, fishing from the shore or boat, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving as well as scenic walks are all possible. Surfing beaches on the western side of Anglesey and the southern coast of the Lleyn are among some of the best to be found in the UK. A few beaches are suitable for dinghy sailing.
Fly a kite, eat ice cream, sunbathe, read the paper… chill out at the beach and unwind; perfect!
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