"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

Forecast for Saturday 23 March

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1035
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1036
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1036
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1036
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
SSW
Pressure 1037
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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