Red Wharf Bay

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Red Wharf Bay

Red Wharf Bay (Welsh: Traeth Coch, meaning "Red Beach") is a wide sandy bay and an area of outstanding natural beauty on the east coast of the island of Anglesey, at SH5380.

The bay spreads out into the Irish Sea between the villages of Pentraeth and Benllech.

Each year the Red Wharf Bay Sailing Club Anglesey Offshore Dinghy Race takes place from Beaumaris to Traeth Bychan. The race over 14 miles up the Menai Strait and down the Anglesey coast is an exhilarating sail.

There was once a railway line which terminated at the bay, the Red Wharf Bay branch line, which left the Anglesey Central Railway at Pentre Berw.

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