Ynys y Fydlyn – or Fydlyn Beach in English – is a secluded little beach that you can find sheltered among the rocky islets of the north western corner of the Isle of Anglesey. It rarely receives a great number of visitors, perhaps because it is rather tricky to find if you’re not looking for it. If you do want to visit, go via the coastal path from Holyhead and the way will soon become apparent.
Apart from its relative solitude and tranquillity, the main advantage of Fydlyn Beach is that it is a dog friendly beach. This will come as great news to dog owners, as they can bring along their canine friends to enjoy the sands at any time throughout the year.
The beach is located at the foot of the wooded valley, which provides a great place for some exploration. There is also a small lake nearby, which is a lovely place for a quiet stroll, and on the beach further exploration can be had – there are a number of small caves here, which are ripe for discovery.
Head back to Holyhead to finish off your day; you will find plenty of cafés and restaurants to enjoy here.
Fydlyn Beach is located near Holyhead in Anglesey. Parking is just a short walk away, but take in the views along the way. They are spectacular!
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The Isle of Anglesey is a beautiful part of Wales, set apart from the Welsh mainland by the Menai Strait, and it is well worth spending at least a few days on in an effort to see and experience as much of its natural beauty as possible.
This beach, which is found on the Isle of Anglesey, has won a number of awards for its cleanliness and its water quality, including the coveted Green Coast Award and the Marine Conservation Society Recommendation. This lets you know that the beach is a pristine beauty, unspoiled by litter and developments.
Named after the church which is visible from the sea here – Llanrhuddlad Church, to be precise, which commands an imposing presence from the top of the headland – this bay is home to a lovely example of a North Wales beach.
Anglesey is always a favourite with holiday makers with it's many beaches (it is an island!) and beautiful countryside. Enjoy walks and bicycle rides in Newborough Forest, spend time at the Sea Zoo or visit the town of Beaumaris with it's castle, promenade and the Red Boat Ice Cream Parlour. Stay in a cottage on Anglesey.
All of these cottages accept pets so all the family can come on holiday together. North Wales is a great place for dogs with plenty of open space if needed. There's no extra charge either!