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Prestatyn[2] is a town in Denbighshire, on the north coast of Wales. It is the most easterly of the holiday resorts on the north Wales coast, and so is convenient for day trips from the cities of Liverpool and Manchester in north-west England.

Check out the famous poem by Philip Larkin - Sunny Prestatyn[3]

"Come To Sunny Prestatyn Laughed the girl on the poster, Kneeling up on the sand In tautened white satin. "

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Prestatyn is on the Chester to Holyhead line, operated by Arriva Trains Wales[4].

By Road[edit]

Prestatyn is on the A548 Chester to Llanrwst road. It is also just 10 minutes drive from the A55 Expressway which runs the length of the North Wales coastline.

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North Hoyle Wind Farm. You will see wind farms wherever you go in Wales but North Hoyle is different. This is the first major offshore wind farm in UK waters, and is located around 5 miles out to sea from Prestatyn.

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Prestatyn is at the northern end of the 177 mile Offas Dyke Path national trail, which runs the length of the Wales/England border to Chepstow, following an 8th century defensive earthwork. Other trails starting and/or finishing in the town are the North Wales Path, Clwydian Way and Dee Way.


Prestatyn's most famous tourist attraction is its beach. The town's central beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, the only Denbighshire beach with the accolade.

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A holiday at Prestatyn Holiday Park gives you the best of both worlds to combine as your fancy takes you. There are three stunning beaches here and there is plenty to see and do. Enjoy many attractions from the majestic Conwy Castle to the buzz of Rhyl Water Park for fun rides and pools.

Holiday Parks[edit]

  • Pontins Prestatyn, New Lydd Road, Sussex, [1]. Traditional seaside resort with facilities including play area, bar & restaurant and swimming pool. A Holiday here gives you the best of both worlds to combine as your fancy takes you – relaxing in beautiful scenery and enjoying bags of fun activities throughout the day. From £59.  edit


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