"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

Photos are automatically tagged by geographic coordinate proximity and/or are submitted by website visitors, and may not necessarily be specifically of Llanfairfechan Beach.

Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 16 January

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 992
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
WSW
Pressure 991
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 990
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
WSW
Pressure 990
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:42 GMT
High Tide
10:23 GMT
Low Tide
17:04 GMT
High Tide
22:45 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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