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Colwyn Bay – Rhos-On-Sea – Llandudno

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Rhos-On-Sea is a North Welsh town sited between Llandudno towards the west and Colwyn Bay and Old Colwyn towards the east on the northern coastline. All four locations have sandy beaches, most suitable for dog walking, but it’s the three-mile stretch between Rhos-On-Sea and Colwyn Bay that is outstanding due to its famed, wide promenade walk making it ideal as a dog walking venue, possible all year round.

Rhos-On-Sea, Colwyn Bay, and Llandudno West Shore are all towns proud of their blue flag beach status, for cleaner bathing water, whilst Colwyn Bay and Llandudno are the busy visitors’ town destinations, even since late Victorian times, situated on the North Welsh coast. Rhos-On-Sea is much smaller with a long history of a charming traditional fishing village looking out to the Irish Sea.

There are dog restrictions on all four town beaches in place, May 1st – 30th September due to the high number of visitors. These restrictions are for the popular and immediate town areas of the beach only and dog-walkers are welcome to use other parts of the beaches with the local council particularly noting that the small sandy beach at Rhos Point, Rhos-On-Sea is dog-friendly all year.

The local council dog-walking beach information current list –

Beaches tend to be flat, with a little shingle in some areas on the backshore, but mostly sandy. There are organised sloped ways for ease of access in the popular towns of Colwyn Bay and Llandudno.

Rhos-On-Sea has a smaller, slightly muddy beach where the tide comes into meeting the promenade walks so is unsuitable at high tide to beach visit, however, it has cafes and lots of car parking facilities to enjoy.

The North Welsh coast is extremely well served with lifeboat stations, at Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, and a little further to the east, Rhyl station. You can feel safe by the water that there are excellent emergency services available. The RNLI has a website with helpful advice to remind yourself about sea safety.

The area has various veterinary practices to choose from in case of pet emergencies in Llandudno and Colwyn serving domestic pets.


Take a look at the opportunity for a staycation with your pets at lovely Rural Retreats hand-picked cottages at Colwyn Bay. Below features one of the dog and pet-friendly cottages sea views providing a taster of the luxury retreats available.


Beach doggie tips to remember –

  • To take lots (more than usual) of fresh water and a collapsible bowl for your thirsty dog. Seawater is salty and will make your dog even more thirsty.
  • Have old towels to dry your dog if they’ve been swimming. Provide them with towels to sit on rather than the sand, and towels help to clean off the sand before going home!
  • A sun canopy or umbrella shade is important, not just for you, but also for your dog who can catch sunburn as much as you can.
  • You may need to use a short and/or long dog lead during restriction times, and take a dog muzzle if you prefer your dog to wear one on busier beaches. They can act out character in new, unknown places often feeling anxious.
  • Please remember to take your rubbish home with you. That includes dog poop which is your responsibility to clean up at all times. Read our blog about beach dog poop.

Beach images courtesy Visit Conwy and Rural Retreats. Price and Information correct at time of writing.


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