Holidaymakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to North Wales beaches, with more than 250 miles of coastline to enjoy and explore.
North Wales offers a variety of beaches you can wile away the hours at, from traditional seaside locations like Rhyl and Llandudno, to the vast sandy expanse of Colwyn Bay, perfect for soaking up the sunshine. Anglesey‘s beaches offer plenty of history to be enjoyed by avid explorers, such as the National Trust-owned Porth Dafarch, while Abersoch is fantastic for watersports enthusiasts. Why not enjoy the best of coast and countryside with a visit to Barmouth Beach, nestled peacefully within the Snowdonia National Park? As you can see, the possibilities are endless. Choose your favourite from our collection of beaches in North Wales.
The main beach at Abersoch is sandy, sheltered and offers safe swimming – making it the perfect day out for families in North Wales.
This little gem of sandy beach rests on the southern shores of Holy Island, bordered by dunes and rocky outcrops.
Families have flocked to this golden stretch of Blue Flag beach at Colwyn Bay since Victorian times, with all necessary facilities within a stone’s throw.
Conwy Morfa Beach rests just on the outskirts of the popular town centre, featuring a stretch golden sands bordered by grassy sand dunes.
This delightful little pebble beach is an ideal spot to sit and watch the village of Moelfre go about its day, with a slipway for launching boats also on-hand.
This sweeping beach runs the length of Llandudno’s traditional seafront with its bustling promenade, proving a hit with the families.
This soft and sandy beach is sheltered by the headland of the Llyn Peninsula, and attracts holidaymakers of all types from sunbathers to water sports lovers.
Escape from the lively shores of Trearddur Bay at this lovely little cove, sheltered by headland and acting as a popular anchorage.
This sand and shingle sheltered beach is a hit with the families, with an off-shore breakwater forming a harbour.
Traeth Llydan boasts over one mile of golden sands and is a fine spot to try your hand at a range of water sports, from surfing and swimming to snorkelling.