Traeth Bychan beach at low water
Photo : Tim Snow

traeth bychan beach

Traeth Bychan beach is one of the most easterly beaches on Anglesey. It has amazing views of Puffin Island and the Great Orme. Traeth Bychan is also the home to Red Wharf bay sailing club.

This lovely sandy beach faces in an easterly direction and is sheltered by cliffs. At low tide a large sandy beach is exposed and is extremely popular with holiday makers as there are lots of nearby caravan and camp sites.

Water Sports at Traeth Bychan

Water Sports is popular at Traeth Bychan

If your into water sports then Traeth Bychan could be just the beach for you.

Red Wharf Bay Sailing Club and Water Sports

Sailing at Traeth Bychan is very popular

Traeth Bychan is the home of Red Wharf Bay Sailing Club and Water Sports. The club was first formed back in 1952 and the meetings took place at The Ship Inn at Red Wharf Bay.

hms thetis accident at traeth bychan

HMS Thetis at Traeth Bychan on Anglesey

Traeth Bychan was made famous in 1939 when the submarine “HMS Thetis” was beached and sank, with the loss of 97 lives. HMS Thetis was on sea trials, when this tragic maritime accident happened. Royal Navy submarine was beached at Traeth Bychan on Anglesey and was then towed to Holyhead. Many of the deceased submariners on-board where buried at Holyhead with full honours. The coffins were draped with the Union Jack flags as they proceeded through the town.

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