The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Clwyd

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Clwyd as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Clwyd is Marine Road. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Clwyd just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  •  Marine Road Beach (Colwyn Bay)

    1. Marine Road Beach (Colwyn Bay)

    Marine Road Beach sits at the western end of the rock and shingle beach adjacent to the centre of Colwyn Bay. The beach is popular for activities such as swimming, water sports, and sailing, with many sailing boats docking along this section of…

  • Llanfairfechan Beach

    2. 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…

  • Splash Point (Rhyl) Beach

    3. Splash Point (Rhyl) Beach

    Rhyl is a traditional family seaside resort, offering miles of clean, sandy beaches and plenty of amusements and amenities. There is a harbour, a Sea Life Centre and more. The beach at Splash Point, starting around the north end of Old Golf Road,…

  • Penrhyn Bay

    4. Penrhyn Bay

    Located just along the coast from Colwyn Bay, Penrhyn Bay is a fairly quiet sand and shingle beach, with stone breakwaters at either end. For the most part, the higher sections are made up of shingle, whilst it becomes sandier closer to the water,…

  • Prestatyn Central Beach

    5. Prestatyn Central Beach

    Prestatyn is a coastal resort in North Wales with three beaches that join up to form a five mile stretch of sand, interspersed with rock groynes. Central Beach is wide and north-facing, popular with sailors and windsurfers, and backed by a wide…

  • Towyn Beach (Abergele)

    6. Towyn Beach (Abergele)

    Towyn Beach sits just east of the seaside town of Abergele and is a considerable stretch of shingle and sand. The beach is a popular family friendly spot and you will also find a range of typical seaside amusements for children nearby such as old…

  • Talacre Beach

    7. Talacre Beach

    The popular beach of Talacre sits just across the River Dee from the Wirral over the English / Welsh border. With miles of golden sand backed by dunes Talacre has plenty of room for everyone. Much of the year this wouldn't seem an issue as you may…

  • Barkby beach

    8. Barkby beach

    Located just to the east of Prestatyn's main strip and across the road from the Pontins resort Barkby is a long sandy beach. Divided up by a series of rocky breakwaters the beach is backed by a wide promenade. Much of the beach is backed by sand…

  • Colwyn Bay

    9. Colwyn Bay

    Colwyn Bay is one of North Wales' classic Victorian seaside resorts. Still popular, it has however lost some of its sparkle over the years. The good news though is this is a resort that is working hard to reinvent itself and recreate that heyday.…

  • Colwyn Bay - Rhos-on-Sea

    10. Colwyn Bay - Rhos-on-Sea

    Rhos-on-Sea sits on the edge of the three miles of Colwyn Bay. From here there are great views along the sweeping coast towards Rhyl and Prestatyn. The little beach here is a mix of sand and shingle that sits within an offshore breakwater which…