Old Colwyn beach is located a short walk to the east of the beach at Colwyn Bay, the bay gets very busy in summer with sailing, canoeing and other water sports. There's good sea fishing off the rocks at Penmaen Rhos and good swimming though there is no lifeguard cover. A cycle path runs along the coast from here.
Local selection of restaurants and cafes, a promenade with benches, refreshment kiosks and car parking. Dog restrictions apply to part of the beach May to end September.