Newborough/Llanddwyn has again been awarded the Blue Flag for 2013, and has an unbroken record of blue flag success going back years. This is one of the cleanest beaches in the region.Beaches are awarded the Blue Flag based on compliance with 32 criteria covering the following:
Not just one of the best and most photogenic beaches around but a
National Nature Reserve
(see "Anglesey Geopark").
It's an extensive area comprising not just about 3 miles of beach from Llanddwyn (pic left) to Abermenai Point (pic right) but the famous area of sand dunes, and the forestry that was originally planted to prevent the encroachment of the sand. Maintained paths traverse the area - see Forestry Commission map. There is -NEW FOR 2013 - a walk way from the parking to the beach, specifically for wheelchairs but great for buggies, kiddies on trikes.
Take bikes, walking shoes, picnic hamper, nature guides, as well as your usual beach stuff... .
If it's a bit windy here, try adjacent Malltraeth.