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Colwyn Bay Beach

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Day trip for the dogs

My friend and I wanted to visit a beach which was dog friendly. We chose this beach as it was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Midlands
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Amazing views

Wonderful walk along the prom and beach. Shame dogs are not allowed in certain sections but I... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Chrissie K
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Colwyn Promenade, Colwyn Bay LL29 8ET, Wales
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All reviews great beach clean beach blue flag sea defences an eye sore high tide porth eirias plenty of free parking dog walkers ice cream watersports centre bryn williams sea front public toilets cup of tea north wales lovely walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I wanted to visit a beach which was dog friendly. We chose this beach as it was a reasonable distance from home having never been before. What a worth-while day! The parking is right beside the beach and it was very cheap...More

Thank Miss_Teach1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit the beaches both sides of pier regularly and have done for years, recently I have noticed a nasty smell in parts with some very unpleasant debris washed ashore....the Sandy bit where the children play had a lot of litter too. This is odd...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for long walks. Always plenty of parking spaces. A lovely beach. Great views. Always clean. We always seem to visit in the winter and its lovely so I'm sure its fabulous in the summer

Thank Maxiego
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Wonderful walk along the prom and beach. Shame dogs are not allowed in certain sections but I understand why. Also shame it’s pay and display further along by the sandy section. I’m so sad the pier has gone.

Thank Chrissie K
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Best beach for building sandcastles that the grandchildren loved jumping on, the water was cold but we still had a paddle

Thank Julie_mccale
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Sadly the pier is no more but the whole length of beach is looking great. The area is really back to thriving again and I am so pleased to see this.

Thank prguru2015
Reviewed September 14, 2018

A lovely beach to take a walk in the sand or along the promenade . Well signposted, with some lovely places to stop for drinks etc.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed September 14, 2018

It was a late summer break I took and stayed in Colwyn bay. The beach is well sign posted from the town and easy to find. What you will find is an enormous expanse of the beach and bay. Joggers and cyclists were there and...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Colwyn Bay beach is long and varied. There is plenty of nice sand for the kids when the tide is out but there are areas where it is stony as well. Some areas have nothing on the prom but other areas have access to cafes...More

Thank gchavp
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The remnants of the old pier have finally been removed which was previously a big eye sore. Now Colwyn has a lovely beach. The prom is continually being modernised too. Only a short walk from the town centre and great views of Rhos on Sea...More

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October 25, 2018|
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Response from Debd66 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking along promenade, some is pay and display. Dogs restricted to certain areas of beach but this may be different in winter, but still loads of space. There are a few eating places, we walked up to west end of... More
Dee H
May 17, 2018|
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Response from gillian p | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you head for bryn williams restaurant porth erious, its right on that part of the beach you want to be on, the carpark is right beside it, and yes, the kids can paddke.
May 7, 2018|
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
Recently the council has introduced car parking meters on the Promenade section of newly created beach by Porth Eirias, costs £4 for the day. However, if you park on the Promenade on the other side of the old Colwyn Bay pier... More