British Beaches

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Llanfairfechan Beach

Conwy, Conwy

This is a pebbley beach at high tide whereas low tide reveals a long open stretch of sand great for watching the birds on Lavan sands (photo).

Beach Type



Cafe / restaurants
First-aid post
Toilets (including disabled) are all available


Sea canoeing
Windsurfing and fishing
There is also a sailing club

Nature and Wildlife

Various seabirds and wading birds. For walks there is the promenade. a local nature reserve. and Snowdonia National Park is nearby.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned and there are litter bins available. Dogs are banned from March - September; dog litter bins are provided for other times.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach

Tourist Information

There are regular locally organised fun days and car club meetings. Conwy County Borough Council. Tourism and Leisure Department. Civic Offices. Colwyn Bay. Conwy. North Wales. LL29 8AR. Tel: 01492 574000. Fax: 01492 513664


Nearest town: Conwy
County: Conwy
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2626, -3.97894
Postcode: LL33 0BY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Conwy Community, Conwy at Explore Britain.


Turn off the A55 and drive through Llanfairfechan to the promenade.

Public Transport

The beach is on several bus routes. and there is a train station at Llanfairfechan (local route only).

Nearest Railway Stations

Llanfairfechan (Less than half a mile away)
Penmaenmawr (Approx. 2 miles away)
Conwy (Approx. 6 miles away)
Deganwy (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bangor (Gwynedd) (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is FREE parking available for over 100 cars (including disabled).

Nearby Car Parks

Shore Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Llanfairfechan Station, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Station Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Valley Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Ffordd Bangor, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Fernbrook Road, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Penmaenmawr Station, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Sheepfold, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Lavan Sands, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Lleiniog, Penmon (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Conwy