"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Llanfairfechan Beach

Llanfairfechan is situated on the North Wales coastline, 9.5 kilometres to the east of Bangor. It is a long sand and pebble beach, with a concrete promenade running the length of its rear. Behind the promenade are shops, cafes, houses and the main North Wales railway line. The coastal waters are designated under the Menai Strait and Conwy Special Area of Conservation, in addition to the Traeth Lafan Special Protection Area and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Beach type: Pebble/Sand

Nearest town: Conwy

Local authority: Conwy Council

OS Grid Reference: SH680757

Awards

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Llanfairfechan Beach

  • Beaumaris Castle (5m)
  • Beaumaris Castle (5m)
  • Museum of Childhood Memories (5m)
  • Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise (5m)
  • Treasure Island Fun Centre (5m)
  • Beaumaris Gaol (5m)
  • Beaumaris Marine Services (5m)

Tourist Information

Conwy
Conwy Castle Visitor Centre
Conwy Castle
Wales
LL32 8LD

Phone 01492 592248
Email conwytic@conwy.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 22 June

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:38 BST
(05:38 GMT)
Low Tide
13:29 BST
(12:29 GMT)
High Tide
19:26 BST
(18:26 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Accomodation near Llanfairfechan Beach

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Tell us what you think about Llanfairfechan Beach

This is a pebbley beach at high tide whereas low tide reveals a long open stretch of sand great for watching the birds on Lavan sands (photo).

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