Llanfairfechan Beach

Llanfairfechan beach is mainly pebble beach when the tide is in but as it drops away a wide open stretch of sand is revealed. The beach here is backed by the Victorian seaside town of Llanfairfechan, which is overlooked by the 434m high Penmaenmawr mountain.

A promenade with a pavilion provides a cafe and summer entertainment, while a dinghy park makes this beach popular with sailors. The beach is also a good spot for fishing and, a little further down the coast, birdwatching.

For walkers, Llanfairfechan is backed by the coast path and also makes a good starting point for more adventurous walks into the nearby Carneddau mountains.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs not allowed from 1st May to 30th Sep between the 2 slipways extending down from the promenade to the Low Water Mark

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  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing


  • Slipway

Nearest town



LL33 0BY

OS grid ref.

SH 6802 7548


There is FREE parking available for over 100 cars (including disabled).

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Blue Flag Award

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