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Colwyn Bay - Opposite Rhos Abbey Hotel Beach

Conwy, Conwy

Popular Victorian seaside resort with long beach of sand and shingle and promenade seafront walk with cafes, shops and kiosks. Local attractions include Dinosaur World, Eirias park, and the Welsh Mountain zoo.

Beach Type



Cafe / restaurants
Car parking
Toilets (including disabled)
Camp site and caravan park are all available at this beach


Sailing and fishing
There are children's areas and a paddling pool
There is no zoning in place for water sports activities

Nature and Wildlife

Seabirds. wading birds. and the occasional seal and dolphin can be spotted. For walks there is the dual purpose promenade.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned and there are litter bins available. Dogs are restricted and there are dog litter bins provided.

Tourist Information

Colwyn Bay Conwy LL29 8LF Tel: 01492 530478 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Conwy
County: Conwy
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3077, -3.73364
Postcode: LL28 4EN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Directly off the A55 at A470 junction.

Public Transport

Nearest mainline station is Llandudno Junction via branch line to Lllandudno. Local and national bus routes to North Wales.

Nearest Railway Stations

Colwyn Bay (Less than a mile away)
Llandudno Junction (Approx. 4 miles away)
Glan Conwy (Approx. 4 miles away)
Llandudno (Approx. 4 miles away)
Deganwy (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Free and pay parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Colwyn Avenue, Rhos-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Colwyn Bay Station, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Colwyn Bay Station - Front, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Lansdowne Road, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Ivy Street, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Douglas Road, Colwyn Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Station Road, Mochdre (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Victoria Road, Old Colwyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Conway Road, Llandudno Junction (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Mckinley Road, Llandudno Junction (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Conwy