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
Conwy Castle Visitor Centre
Phone 01492 592248
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