Penmaenmawr Beach

Penmaenmawr is a small coastal resort with good access to spectacular mountain walks. A sand and pebble beach is backed by a recently refurbished and attractive promenade with landscaped terraces, flower borders, amusement arcades, cafes, grassed areas and a children’s paddling pool.

There is plenty of parking at the west end of the promenade.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the main section of beach from 1st May to 30th September although at low tide there is an area of sand to either side where dogs can be let off the lead.

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  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Wind surfing


  • Promenade

Nearest town



LL34 6AZ

OS grid ref.

SH 7197 7678

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Blue Flag Award

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Penmaenmawr Beach Reviews

Little gem

Sep 01st 2020

Lovely quiet beach, accessible via bike path from Conwy. Cafe, toilets ample parking. 
With a boat ramp that can be used as disabled / push chair access if required.

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