Red Wharf Bay

View map of beach Parking available Toilets available Anglesey Coastal Path Nature Reserve SSSI Dog friendly Good water quality for swimming

Season: summer

Red Wharf Bay (Traeth Coch) is an Eldorado for enthusiasts of the natural world, particularly for bird watchers, who can see shelduck, grey plover and red sandpipers, among others. There is a salt marsh and sand dunes.  The beach here is known as St David’s and sits on the western edge of the bay.  As well as fossil hunting at low tide, you can enjoy the view to Castel Mawr, which is located on a limestone outcrop to the north of the bay.  This is part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and part of the Bwrdd Arthur Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Summer visit photo gallery


What the beach means to Jo and Jean.


Low tide at Red Wharf Bay on the Isle of Anglesey.

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