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Prestatyn. Barkby beach Beach

Prestatyn, Ddinbych / Denbighshire

A long sandy beach with rocky breakwaters and a promenade.

Beach Type



Picnic site
A promenade
Parkland and an information centre


Windsurfing and sailing and jet-skiing (with a permit)

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the town or stroll along the promenade.

Water Quality





Dog restrictions from May to October.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Prestatyn TIC* Nova Centre. Prestatyn. Denbighshire Phone: 01745 889092


Nearest town: Prestatyn
County: Ddinbych / Denbighshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3489, -3.4043
Postcode: LL19 7LG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Prestatyn Community, Denbighshire at Explore Britain.


Take the A548 coastal road. Follow signs to and through Flint from Chester

Public Transport

Served by local buses and there is a train station within walking distance.

Nearest Railway Stations

Prestatyn (Less than a mile away)
Rhyl (Approx. 4 miles away)
Abergele & Pensarn (Approx. 8 miles away)
West Kirby (Approx. 9 miles away)
Hoylake (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking available by the beach. Charges apply.

Nearby Car Parks

Beach Road East - adjacent to Boat Park, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Beach Road East, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Nova Rear, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Nova West, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Barkby Beach, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Prestatyn Station, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Lower High Street, Prestatyn (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Gas Works Lane, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Nant Hall Road North, Prestatyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Nant Hall Road, Prestatyn (Long stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Prestatyn