"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Penmaenmawr Beach

Situated on the north Wales coastline, 11 kilometres east of Bangor, the beach is sandy at low tide, with stones and pebbles forming the upper bay area. The beach area extends approximately 1 kilometre, with rocks and coastal defences fringing the outer reaches. The coastal water and coastal belt form the Menai Strait and Conwy Bay Special Area of Conservation, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Conwy

Local authority: Conwy Council

OS Grid Reference: SH718769

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Penmaenmawr Beach

  • Conwy Treasure Trail (4m)
  • Royal Cambrian Academy (4m)
  • Conwy Castle (4m)
  • Aberconwy House (4m)
  • Teapot World (4m)
  • Conwy Suspension Bridge (4m)
  • Conwy Aquatic Centre and Coarse Fishery (4m)
  • Parc-Y-Glyn Rare Breeds Farm (4m)
  • Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Great Orme Ancient Mines (5m)

Tourist Information

Conwy
Conwy Castle Visitor Centre
Conwy Castle
Wales
LL32 8LD

Phone 01492 592248
Email conwytic@conwy.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 24 May

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
E
Pressure 1026
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:47 BST
(03:47 GMT)
High Tide
10:16 BST
(09:16 GMT)
Low Tide
17:10 BST
(16:10 GMT)
High Tide
22:45 BST
(21:45 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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Accomodation near Penmaenmawr Beach

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Tell us what you think about Penmaenmawr Beach

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.

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