British Beaches

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Old Colwyn Beach

Colwyn Bay, Conwy

Short Walk from Colwyn Bay town on the north Welsh Coast off the A55, on the edge of Colwyn Bay. Local selection of restaurants and cafes, a promenade with benches, refreshment kiosks and car parking.

Beach Type



Local selection of restaurants and cafes
Promenade with benches and refreshment kiosks



Nature and Wildlife

Seabirds. wading birds. and the occasional seal and dolphin can be spotted. For walks there is the dual purpose promenade.

Water Quality





Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Colwyn Bay Conwy LL29 8LF Tel: 01492 530478 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Colwyn Bay
County: Conwy
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2933, -3.70125
Postcode: LL29 9TA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Directly off the A55 at A470 junction.

Public Transport

Nearest mainline station is Llandudno Junction via branch line to Lllandudno. Local and national bus routes to North Wales.

Nearest Railway Stations

Colwyn Bay (About a mile away)
Glan Conwy (Approx. 4 miles away)
Llandudno Junction (Approx. 5 miles away)
Abergele & Pensarn (Approx. 5 miles away)
Deganwy (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


Parking available next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Victoria Road, Old Colwyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Douglas Road, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Ivy Street, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Colwyn Bay Station - Front, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Colwyn Bay Station, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Lansdowne Road, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Colwyn Avenue, Rhos-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Wern Road, Llanddulas (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Station Road, Mochdre (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Conway Road, Llandudno Junction (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Colwyn Bay