The Beach Guide

Llanfairfechan Beach

Llanfairfechan Beach - Clwyd

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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 1 May to 30 Sep. The exclusion area is the length of the promenade

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    LL33 0BY

    OS grid ref.

    SH 6802 7548

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