"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Llanfairfechan Beach

Llanfairfechan is situated on the North Wales coastline, 9.5 kilometres to the east of Bangor. It is a long sand and pebble beach, with a concrete promenade running the length of its rear. Behind the promenade are shops, cafes, houses and the main North Wales railway line. The coastal waters are designated under the Menai Strait and Conwy Special Area of Conservation, in addition to the Traeth Lafan Special Protection Area and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Beach type: Pebble/Sand

Nearest town: Conwy

Local authority: Conwy Council

OS Grid Reference: SH680757


Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Llanfairfechan Beach

  • Beaumaris Castle (5m)
  • Beaumaris Castle (5m)
  • Museum of Childhood Memories (5m)
  • Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise (5m)
  • Treasure Island Fun Centre (5m)
  • Beaumaris Gaol (5m)
  • Beaumaris Marine Services (5m)

Tourist Information

Conwy Castle Visitor Centre
Conwy Castle
LL32 8LD

Phone 01492 592248
Email conwytic@conwy.gov.uk

Photos are automatically tagged by geographic coordinate proximity and/or are submitted by website visitors, and may not necessarily be specifically of Llanfairfechan Beach.

Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 28 March


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:03 BST
(05:03 GMT)
High Tide
11:43 BST
(10:43 GMT)
Low Tide
18:24 BST
(17:24 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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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).

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