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Prestatyn Central beach Beach

Prestatyn, County of Pembrokeshire

A wide north facing sandy beach interpersed with rock groynes. A promenade runs along the beach with ramped access from the car parks. Adjoins Barkby and Ffrith beaches in a 5 mile stretch of sand interspersed with rock groynes.

Beach Type



Disabled facilities
Lost child centre and a leisure centre


Water sports include windsurfing and sailing
The promenade is a popular area for cycling and for walking
There is a leisure centre and amusement arcades nearby

Nature and Wildlife

The promenade joining Central beach with Barkby and Ffrith beaches is 4 miles long and makes a very enjoyable walk around the sandy bays. There is a local wildlife reserve.

Water Quality





There is a dog exercise area and Dog restricted areas on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach

Tourist Information

Offa's Dyke Centre and TIC. Central Beach. Prestatyn (Open from Easter to end of September only) Tel.: (01745) 889092; E-mail:


Nearest town: Prestatyn
County: County of Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5228, -4.79896

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Signposted off the A55.

Public Transport

Prestatyn train statiion is within 1km of the beach

Nearest Railway Stations

Manorbier (Approx. 9 miles away)
Penally (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking available. a fee applies.

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