Beaches in Llandudno

 

There is no shortage of beaches in Llandudno. Two of Wales’ most popular beaches are within a few minutes walk of the town centre.  The wide sweep of the promenade backs up Llandudno’s North Shore Beach, a fine sand and shingle beach.

The North Shore beach sits between the magnificent limestone headlands of the Great Orme and Little Orme, and here you will find the traditional British holiday attractions:  Llandudno Pier with kiosks and amusement arcades; boat trips around the Bay – take it slow or take the speed boat – the choice is yours; Professor Codman’s Punch and Judy – that’s the way to do it; donkey rides along the sands;  or simply enjoy an ice cream as you stroll along the wonderful promenade.

Take a drive round the Great Orme via the Marine Drive and you drop straight on to Llandudno’s West Shore Beach. The West Shore beach couldn’t be more different to the North Shore with nought but a cafe on the beach. But the wide sweep of sands and the views of the Conwy River and estuary make up for any lack of amenities. Don’t forget to take your bikes with you to Parc Farm and you can take advantage of one of the UK’s best cycle trails. The North Wales cycle trail cuts across the head of the West Shore beach en-route from the Great Orme to the seaside village of Deganwy and the medieval walled town of Conwy.  A fantastic trail.