Penmaenmawr is a town on the north coast of Wales. It is located between the town of Llanfairfechan to the west, Conwy to the east, the Snowdonia National Park to the south and the Menai Strait to the north west. The town is not alone among Victorian seaside resorts that are looking for a new direction. However, one could say that Penmaenmawr has several advantages: the beach is one of the best in North Wales, and was recently awarded the prestigious Blue Flag; it is but a short walk to the hinterland, less than a mile or so from the town centre finds you within the Snowdonia National Park standing at the foothills of Snowdonia.
Penmaenmawr Beach: The sands of Penmaenmawr beach stretch some four miles from the Penmaen-mawr headland in the west to the Penmaen-bach headland in the east. The recently modernised promenade is the showpiece of this clean, well-maintained beach. It has many attractive features, with its landscaped terraces, flower borders and grassed areas. Remembering its Victorian past Penmaenmawr offers beach chalets for hire. There is a cafeteria, an amusement arcade and an outdoor paddling pool and play area, all helping to make the promenade a pleasant location for a family day out.
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