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Penmaenmawr Beach

Conwy, Conwy

A long sandy beach with a recently refurbished promenade. Penmaenmawr looks out onto the Menai Straits and its many facilities make it a popular family resort. There are landscaped terraces, flower borders and grassed areas, a caféteria, amusement arcades and beach chalets for hire. Children have access to an outdoor paddling pool and play area. There's also windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.

Beach Type



A beach cafe
Arcades and beach huts
Young families well catered for with paddling pool and play area
Disabled facilities available and there is a first aid centre


Local sailing club
Activities inc windsurfing sailing and canoeing
There is also a skate park on the promenade

Nature and Wildlife

Take in the views and the sea air with a stroll along the promenade.

Water Quality





Dog restrictions apply. There is a dog exercise area.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach

Tourist Information

North Wales Tourism The official website of the region's tourism industry. this site offers helpful information such as where to visit and places to stay. Website: Email: [email protected] Tel: 01492 531731


Nearest town: Conwy
County: Conwy
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2736, -3.92275
Postcode: LL34 6AZ
(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.


On the A55 north east of Bangor. south west of Conwy.

Public Transport

Local trains stop at Penmaenmawr station roughly every hour.

Nearest Railway Stations

Penmaenmawr (Less than half a mile away)
Llanfairfechan (Approx. 3 miles away)
Conwy (Approx. 4 miles away)
Deganwy (Approx. 4 miles away)
Llandudno Junction (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


Ample parking including disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Penmaenmawr Station, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Fernbrook Road, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Ffordd Bangor, Penmaenmawr (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Valley Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Sychnant Pass, Henryd (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Shore Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Station Road, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Llanfairfechan Station, Llanfairfechan (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Meirion Drive, Conwy (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
St Agnes Road, Gyffin (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Conwy