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Point of Ayr. Talacre Beach

Prestatyn, y Fflint / Flintshire

The point of Ayr is a sand-dune point overlooking a large expanse of sand at the mouth of the Dee Estuary.

Beach Type



Toilets and cafe


Bird watching

Nature and Wildlife

This is a large beach. there is plenty of room to stretch your legs. Care must be taken as this is a designated SSSI and one of the last remaining refuges of the rare Natterjack Toad.

Water Quality





Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Rhyl TIC Rhyl Childrens Village. West Parade. Rhyl. Denbighshire. LL18 1HZ Phone: 01745 355068


Nearest town: Prestatyn
County: y Fflint / Flintshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3624, -3.32103
Postcode: CH8 9RS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Located off A548 between Holywell and Prestatyn. Access from Station Road. Talacre.

Nearest Railway Stations

Prestatyn (Approx. 4 miles away)
West Kirby (Approx. 6 miles away)
Hoylake (Approx. 6 miles away)
Manor Road (Approx. 7 miles away)
Meols (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Parking is a short walk from the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Station Road West, Talacre (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Station Road, Talacre (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Shore Road, Gronant (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Beach Road East - adjacent to Boat Park, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Nant Hall Road North, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Gwaenysgor Viewpoint, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Nant Hall Road, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Fern Avenue, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Beach Road East, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Prestatyn Station, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Prestatyn