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Approaching Llanddona from the east - geograph.org.uk - 948655.jpg
Llanddona is located in Anglesey
 Llanddona shown within Anglesey
Population 691 (2011)
OS grid reference SH5779
Community Llanddona
Principal area Anglesey
Ceremonial county Gwynedd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LL58
Dialling code 01248
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Ynys Môn
Welsh Assembly Ynys Môn
List of places

Coordinates: 53°17′35″N 4°08′20″W / 53.293°N 4.139°W / 53.293; -4.139

Llanddona is a village and community noted for its beach in the Welsh county of Anglesey. Located between Benllech and Beaumaris, it is popular as a holiday destination, particularly for families. The beach is a good size without being bleakly huge, shelves at a decent but not alarming rate and has an abundance of clean yellow sand. Llanddona has no shops; however, it has a riding school and a public house. At the 2001 census it had a population of 639,[1] increasing to 691 at the 2011 census.[2]

Llanddona transmitting station is located approximately one mile to the north east of the village. The station is the main broadcasting site for television and radio in north Wales.

St Dona's Church, Llanddona, dates from 610, although the present building was erected in 1873.

Llanddona is said to have once been home to a family of witches, whose powers descended from mother to daughter.[3]


  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts: Isle of Anglesey". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  3. ^ ""The Witches of Llanddona" Witches in Welsh mythology". WalesDirectory.co.uk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Llanddona at Wikimedia Commons
Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Llanddona.
Owain Glyndŵr public house in Llanddona