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Traeth Llanddwyn Newborough Beach Wales

Traeth Llanddwyn Newborough Beach Wales

Traeth Llanddwyn Newborough Beach Wales

Newborough beach is one of the best things to do in Anglesey and has a stunning white sand beach at low tide and 60 feet of shore line to explore. This large beach is one of the best beaches in Anglesey and provides space for everyone, with sandy bays fringed by smooth, clean pebbles and a safe bathing area patrolled by lifeguards all season long. Newborough is part of the Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve, supporting wildlife including birds and rare plants. Nice sandy beach provides a safe place for children to play.

Also check out Benllech Beach and Trearddur Bay Beach on your car trip!

Llanddwyn Island is a small tidal island forming part of the Berwyn range in north Wales (grid reference SJ082158). It’s only accessible at low tide, and there is no vehicular access. The island has several unusual aspects, including the fact that it is privately owned, and consequently not part of any local or national park.

The remote Newborough Beach hides a multitude of delights, including Llanddwyn Island, two small tidal islands with plenty of bird life, which is joined by a third when the tide is out. Free parking and a picnic area are close by.

Newborough Forest Walk

Newborough beach forest

The forest walk is accessed just off the B4341 Cilgerran to Cardigan Road, between Newborough and Castlebythe. The woodland was originally planted over an eighteen year period between 1947 and 1965. It is a mixed use site by walkers, horse riders, runners and cyclists. Using public roads you can access some of the same paths used by the Royal Engineers in order to plant trees on this large area of sand dunes. A network of tracks and paths almost all hand built by the sappers is a unique feature in a country with no great tradition in such engineering work.

Newborough forest hike

Newborough Forest is a 247 hectare site for recreation. The forest consists of the original planted trees, scrub areas, woodland, heathland and a 26 km stretch of sandy beach. The visitor centre provides information on woodland use and management as well as access to the trails and two way network of footpaths.

The Newborough forest walk is a great way to spend an afternoon!

Is Newborough Forest Open?

Yes! Visitors are welcome to enjoy Newborough Forest during daylight hours, providing they respect our rules and regulations. Forestry work is carried out between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM so the forest can be busy on weekdays. Although some areas of the forest are open all year, you should ask someone in the Visitor Centre if you plan to visit at weekends as some areas may still be closed due to forestry work.

Here is the location;

Newborough beach tide times

Newborough beach Watersports

Newborough beach is a great family friendly beach offering watersports for experienced and novice alike. Paddle boarding is on the rise in Newborough, and on a good day there will be plenty of people to help you out with your first time paddle boarding. This is ideal if you have not been able to find an instructor yet, and want to have a go at it without any drama or risk attached (I wish I had when I started!). You can get drop-in lessons directly from Blue Alternative Watersports, or normally the local surf schools offer introductory lessons which work out much cheaper and usually include all equipment.

Newborough beach watersports

The western facing beach means that the Atlantic Ocean is never far away and a great wind surf area. Watersports, including kitesurfing are also becoming more popular as the relatively new spots on Newborough are largely protected from the prevailing wind and swell.

A 5km stretch of golden sand backed by 300m of dunes, this beach is perfect for those who enjoy sand and surf. Invest in a Kite-Surfing or paddle boarding equipment hire and get your adrenaline pumping on the waves across the sand…ready, steady, go!

Anglesey Coastal Path along Llanddwyn Beach

Newborough beach tide times to visit

The Anglesey Coastal Path, island’s inaugural Coast to Coast Trail, is made up of section of waymarked paths and quiet roads that run the length of the island from north to south. This walk visits some of the most beautiful scenery Anglesey has to offer with views out across the Menai Strait and towards Snowdonia in the distance. The footpath follows part of Offas Dyke and passes close by a number of ancient monuments including cairns, burial chambers and standing stones.

Camping At The Beach?

There’s plenty of campsites to choose from at Newborough beach.

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