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The Point of Ayr Beach is found just outside of the coastal village of Talacre, which has its own fantastic beach. Point of Ayr is a large beach, with golden sand stretching for about as far as the eye can see. Care must be taken when visiting here, as – like many of the beaches in North Wales – Point of Ayr is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, because it is one of the last places in the country where you can find the endangered Natterjack toad.

That being said, the beach is a dog friendly one, allowing canine visitors at all times throughout the year. It is a good spot for bird watching, with a massive roost of waders settling in shortly before high tide, and facilities include public toilets and a café. The water quality is decent, meaning you and/or the dogs can enjoy a bit of bathing.

Talacre proper is only a short walk away; here, you will find plenty of facilities, including some lovely restaurants and shops should you require to rest and refuel for a while.

Image source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Mat Fascione


Point of Ayr Beach is found in the coastal village of Talacre. There is parking on the drive up to the beach so walk to your heart's content until your ready for a sit down! 

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