Llanfairfechan is a little town that, unfortunately, is not nearly as well-known as it should be. It is a lovely Victorian seaside resort town, often referred to as the coastal gateway to Snowdonia. The town’s position on the coast affords visitors some fantastic views over the Menai Strait and the Isle of Anglesey, as well as of the Great Orme of Llandudno.
Its beach is arguably its main attraction – a long, pebbly beach, great for a leisurely stroll by the sea. Dog owners will find it particularly enjoyable, seeing as it is entirely dog friendly: dogs are welcome at all times of year, up and down the length of the beach.
It is a popular destination for sailors as there is a dinghy park here, but there is also a promenade with a pavilion, offering a variety of shops and entertainment. The beach itself has been recognised with the Keep Britain Tidy’s Seaside Award as well as the coveted Blue Flag, letting you know that it is of the highest quality and cleanliness.
It’s great for families, too, with a children’s playground and paddling pool, as well as a wide variety of sporting activities to take part in, including surfing and kayaking.
Llanfairfechan beach is located in Llanfairfechan itself, in the borough of Conwy. Parking is available close by.
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The town of Conwy is a popular tourist destination in North Wales, primarily for one major reason: it is home to the rather impressive stone structure that is Conwy Castle, as well as the town walls that accompany it.
Visitors to Prestatyn will find the beautiful beach of Gronan Dunes about three miles to the east of the town. The beach is a fine sandy one, which is one hundred per cent dog friendly. This allows you to bring your dogs at any time through the year, and they are free to enjoy the whole beach.
Deganwy is a lovely little village in a prime location: just nestled in between the coastal resort town of Llandudno and the historic walled town of Conwy. Sitting on the banks of the Conwy River, it is a fantastic place to visit for a day – explore the village at your leisure, while enjoying the incredible views of the sea, of the estuary and of Conwy Castle.
Enjoy everything Conwy has to offer by staying in a cottage in and around the town or Conwy Marina. Attractions include Conwy Castle, the town walls, Plas Mawr Elizabethan House, The Royal Cambrian Academy of Art, pleasure cruises and a wide range of shops and restaurants.
All of these cottages accept pets so all the family can come on holiday together. North Wales is a great place for dogs with plenty of open space if needed. There's no extra charge either!
A popular area for holiday makers this has something for everyone - beaches, scenery and plenty of things to do.