"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Rhyl

Rhyl (Welsh: Y Rhyl) is a seaside resort town and community in Denbighshire, situated on the north east coast of Wales, at the mouth of the River Clwyd (Welsh: Afon Clwyd). To the west is the suburb of Kinmel Bay, with the resort of Towyn further west, Prestatyn to the east and Rhuddlan to the south. At the 2001 Census, Rhyl had a population of 24,889. The conurbation of Abergele-Rhyl-Prestatyn has a population of over 60,000.

Rhyl has long been a popular tourist destination for people all over Wales and North West England.

Once an elegant Victorian resort, there was an influx of people from Liverpool and Manchester after World War II changing the face of the town. The area had declined dramatically by 1990, but has since improved due to a series of regeneration projects bringing in major investment. European funding, secured by the Welsh Government, has produced millions for the development of Rhyl's seafront.

The town is also the post town for one of three acute general hospitals in North Wales. Glan Clwyd Hospital, located in nearby Bodelwyddan, is the second largest of the three (after Wrexham Maelor) and provides emergency care and general surgery.

Local authority: Denbighshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SJ014814

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Things to see and do in and around Rhyl

  • Sea Life Aquarium
  • The Palace Fun Centre
  • Geronimos and Little Injuns
  • Rhyl Sea Life Centre
  • Palace Fun Centre
  • Rhuddlan Castle
  • Knightlys Fun Parks
  • Felin y Gors Fisheries

Tourist Information

Rhyl
Tourist Information Centre
Rhyl Childrens Village
West Parade
Denbighshire
Wales
LL18 1HZ

Phone 01745 355068
Email rhyl.tic@denbighshire.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Monday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. -4°C
(feels like -11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNE
Pressure 986
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. -2°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 989
Humidity 93%
UV Index
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 990
Humidity 71%
UV Index
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15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 992
Humidity 77%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 994
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 997
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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