Some Beaches around Bangor
Llanddwyn Bay Sandy beach with forest and extensive dunes – leads to LLanddwyn Island and Newborough Nature reserve where Red Squirrels have been reintroduced. It is a Blue Flag beach with a nudist area on this large beach LL61 6SG (13 miles)
Beaumaris Sand and shingle beach with pier and boat trips LL58 8RA (6 miles)
Penmon Beach Sand and shingle beach on the shore of the Menai Straits. LL58 8RN (8.6 miles)
Penmon Point Beach Pebble beach close to Penmon Lighthouse and views to Puffin Island just past Penmon Priory and Dovecot. LL58 8YZ (8 miles) Read More…!
Red Wharf Bay Sandy beach which is also a designated nature reserve
LL57 8RJ (9.2 miles)
Dinas Dinlle Sandy beach with views of the Llyn Peninsula and anglesey. This is a Blue Flag beach LL54 5TW (14 miles)
LLanfairfechan Beach Sand and pebble beach on the Victorian seaside town of Llanfairfechan. This is a Blue Flag beach. There is a promenade with pavilion. LL33 0BY (11 miles)
Bangor Ogwen Beach Spinnies, Aberogwen nature reserve A coastal lagoon with a variety of waders and ducks next to the Ogwen Estuary and Traeth Lavan with its internationally important area of birds LL57 3YH (6.7 miles)
Nantporth By the Shores of the Menai Strait with some Limestone woodland, coastal ash woodland and old quarries.
LL57 2HQ (1.7 miles)
Conwy RSPB Reserve Situated on the banks of the Conwy Estuary, with a network of trails with viewpoints and hides. RSPB nature reserve Tel: 01492 584091 LL31 9XZ (20 miles)