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Cemlyn Bay Lagoon

Cemaes Bay, Wales
+44 1248 714795
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peaceful

Stunning nature reserve, beautiful walks and very peaceful. Not a sandy / sunbathing beach.. shale... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
whitemere
via mobile
Quick visit to the beach

Visited this beach today because the weather was incredible. Really enjoyed it lovely walk along... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
draxxus
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Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
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“shingle beach” (4 reviews)
“arctic terns” (3 reviews)
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Cemaes Bay, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning nature reserve, beautiful walks and very peaceful. Not a sandy / sunbathing beach.. shale, rocky and beautiful views.

Thank whitemere
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this beach today because the weather was incredible. Really enjoyed it lovely walk along the beach it's all pebbles so don't bring your sand castle tools. Loads of wild life and a very calm bay great for swimming or would be ideal if you...More

Thank draxxus
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Out with the RSPB Chester Group and saw three types of tern, protected by an electric fence, on an island in the lagoon. Arctic, common and sandwich terns with black-headed gulls (plus their chicks). All monitored by the North Wales Wildlife Trust. The views were...More

1  Thank NickJCarey
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful wild coast,lovely walks, saw many interesting things including seals.lovely tea rooms at Nanner Farm Close by they also have a shop which sell there own a preserves. Had a very enjoyable day up at Cemlyn.

1  Thank WELSHMAG
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I are interested in wildlife and make an annual pilgrimage to Cemlyn to see the tern colony in particular . This year we visited on 9th July , sadly only to find the lagoon completely devoid of any terns. In normal summers...More

Thank MickSway
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful unspoilt bay - sand, rocks, pebbles, shells and lovely view. Great for paddling, picnics and rock-pooling.

Thank mandy d
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went Mid March & the picturesque drive up to the reserve was similar to West Coast of Scotland. We immediately saw a massive flock of Golden Plover rise from the small islet as we arrived (not us putting them up!) there were Med Gulls...More

Thank Wellitsmytake
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Cemlyn bay is a North Wales Wildlife Trust Reserve, It is a great place for watching the Sandwich, Common and Arctic Terns nesting on the islands of the brackish lagoon. To see the Terns, it is best to park the western car-park next to the...More

1  Thank John4One
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I am not a twitcher, so for me when I have seen one turn I've seen them all. But walk along the coast and rocky beach watching the seals playing in the sea wonderful. Take a picnic and binoculars and watch. It's amazing looking one...More

Thank henry16
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great site for bird watchers. Thousands of Terns feeding young (Arctic, Common, Sandwich) + Med. Gulls. (2nd. July)

Thank G4HZW
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jamjam5050
28 July 2017|
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Response from MickSway | Reviewed this property |
So sorry that I havn't answered, I can't recall an alert about it. I have seen canoeists there but don't know it is it legal. There is no cafe on site, but there is one on the lane down from the main road a bout a mile away.
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Ray A
10 January 2017|
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Response from John4One | Reviewed this property |
No - It's a RSPB bird sanctuary.
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29 December 2016|
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Response from StuB62 | Reviewed this property |
Only Car parking and then liable to flooding at high tides. Beach is shingle/pebbles and hard to walk on. Purely a Nature reserve with no access to islands with breeding terns and gulls in season If you want a cafe, fish... More
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