"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


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 Castle Visitor Centre
Conwy Castle
LL32 8LD

Phone 01492 592248
Email conwytic@conwy.gov.uk

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Forecast for Thursday 20 September


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 96%
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Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 89%
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Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 991
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
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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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