About Colwyn Bay/Rhos on Sea Beach
The long promenade follows the vast sweep from Old Colwyn to Penrhyn Bay and gives easy access to all of the town's beaches, the pier and the harbour. The promenade is a combined walkway and cycle track, forming part of the National Cycle Route 5. The main beach is popular for watersports including kayaking, windsurfing, sailing and swimming and there are several separate slipways situated along the promenade. Around 2 miles to the west of Colwyn Bay is the nature reserve of Bryn Pydew, featuring limestone pavement, woodland and grassland with fine views of Penrhyn Bay.
Blue Flag beach. There are several kiosks selling refreshments along the promenade with cafes, pubs and restaurants available in the town. Parking and toilets. Dog restrictions apply to part of the beach May - end September.