Rhyl’s long-established centre of all things slippery and scaly is an undercover must-see. Take a closer look at amazing specimens including eels, piranhas, stonefish and lobsters, as well as coral and conservation displays. Regular demonstration sessions keep things exciting and offer a chance to find out more about exotic species.
Rhyl Miniature Railway
Billy, Clara, The Lister and the Railway Queen are among the beautiful old engines to take a look at here, with regular steam train departures snaking past a tranquil lake. More than a century after the station opened, enjoy a ride before relaxing and perusing the museum.
Bodelwyddan Castle and Park
This Victorian country park is a spectacular place full of trails, orchards, bird hides, woodland walks and hands-on exhibitions within 40 acres of historic grounds. The castle is full of family entertainment - the interactive Victorian Games room and free Explorer Buckets for children are good fun. They also hold ghost hunting events - not for the faint hearted!
Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl
From Madam Butterfly and Strictly Come Dancing, to risqué comedy and contemporary theatre, this is the place to see a performance. The current Pavilion – the third to have been built in Rhyl – opened in 1991, 90 years after the first one burnt down.
Rhyl's Marsh Tracks
Rhyl’s amazing cycling centre has a road cycling track stretching more than a kilometre in length and a BMX race track replicating the London 2012 BMX course. The Olympic team have already given it a go, and the modest hire prices for visitors means you can follow their lead.
Bridlewood Riding Centre
What better way to see the captivating Prestatyn coast than on horseback? Take a gentle trot down to the beach or head to the hills for some spectacular views, led by a friendly team who offer a range of options designed to please everyone from novices to experienced saddle sitters.
Scala Cinema and Arts Centre
Originally opened by a local cinema lover in 1913, the Scala reopened in 1999 and is now a fantastic place to relax and take in a film. Designed as a swish modern cultural centre, it hosts everything from the latest blockbusters and opera screenings to much-loved classic movies and pantomime.
Offa's Dyke Path
Tread in the footsteps of ancient royalty by following part of a national 177-mile walking trail named after King Offa, the Mercian King responsible for a dyke built between England and Wales in the 8th century. Follow the route across the Prestatyn Hillside before dropping down into the town itself.