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A long sandy beach with a promenade. Penmaenmawr looks out onto the Menai Straits and its many facilities make it a popular family resort. There are landscaped terraces, flower borders and grassed areas, a cafeteria, amusement arcades and beach chalets for hire. Children have access to an outdoor paddling pool and play area. There's also windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.
Situated where the foot of the mountains meet the sea, and looking out to Puffin Island and Anglesey, this beach is in a beautiful setting.
Take in the views and the sea air with a stroll along the promenade, where there is also a skate park for the children (and the young at heart!). There is a local sailing club. The beach is popular for windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.
Information about Penmaenmawr Beach
Penmaenmawr Beach is managed by the Harbour and Seaboard Service, Conwy County Borough Council
2021 Seaside award-winner
There is no lifeguard on the beach. Read the safety signs at the beach entrance to make yourself aware of specific local hazards.
Please be aware that dogs are not allowed on the beach including seashore, foreshore and any slope or staircase leading to the beach, from the east side of the café to the sailing club slipway from 1 May to the 30 September (see pdf below for map of the beach area). It is an offence to allow your dog to enter a designated dog exclusion area. Failure to comply with the Dogs Exclusion Order 2012, can result in a Fixed Penalty Notice being issued - currently set at £75