"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


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

Tourist Information Centre
Station Site
Isle of Anglesey
LL61 5UJ

Phone 01248 713177
Email llanfairpwll@nwtic.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 23 March


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 994
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:05 GMT
Low Tide
07:42 GMT
High Tide
13:34 GMT
Low Tide
20:08 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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