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TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

The TIC is located at the “Village” on Rhyl promenade where they can book your accommodation nationwide or alternatively, call in and “book-a-bed-ahead” during your stay!

Here you will find literature on events, activities and places to visit both locally and throughout North Wales. Books, maps and souvenirs are available to purchase. In addition, they have information on public transport and how to get around Prestatyn and can offer advice for visitors with specific needs.

You can contact them on the following numbers (01745) 355068 / 344515.

CAR PARKS

Car Park Name Spaces Extra Notes Charges
Barkby Beach 215 Beach car park Displayed in Car Park
Beach Road East 87 Beach car park Displayed in Car Park
Fern Avenue 65 4 hour stay FREE PARKING
Ffrith Beach 530 Beach car park Displayed in Car Park
Kings Avenue 37 Short Stay Displayed in Car Park
Lower High Street 88 Short stay Displayed in Car Park
Nant Hall Road 123 Long stay FREE PARKING
Nova West 624 Beach car park Displayed in Car Park
Nova Rear 108 Beach car park Displayed in Car Park
Parc Prestatyn 800+ 3 hours – no return FREE PARKING

ROAD LINKS

The A55 North Wales Expressway is easily accessible from Prestatyn, and serves as a link to national road networks. The M56 and A56 provide a direct connection from the Manchester area to the A55. The M56 motorway and A56 also link with the M6, leading either South to Birmingham and London, or North to Glasgow and Edinburgh.

NATIONAL RAIL SERVICES

Prestatyn Railway Station is situated on the Holyhead branch of the West Coast Mainline. Direct services to London Euston are provided by Virgin Trains, while Arriva Trains Wales operates frequent trains to Chester, Crewe, Manchester, Birmingham, and across North Wales. Arriva also provides services each day to Cardiff and South Wales via Shrewsbury and Hereford.

BUS AND COACH SERVICES

Local bus services (Rhyl to Chester) are provided by ARRIVA Cymru.
National Express operates a number of coach services to and from Prestatyn Bus Station, which connect with its vast UK-wide network. Voel Coaches of Dyserth provide UK and European tours.

NATIONAL CYCLE NETWORK

The National Cycle Network, is coordinated by the charity Sustrans, Prestatyn is located on Route 5 of the Network, which runs from Reading up through Birmingham to Chester and then along the North Wales coast to Bangor.

AIR

Prestatyn benefits from the close proximity of Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, both of which are only around an hour away by road.

SEA TRAVEL

Holyhead to Dublin services are provided by Irish Ferries, while Stenaline offers routes from Holyhead to both Dublin and Dun Laoghaire. P&O has a long-established route from Liverpool to Dublin.

Toilets

Location

Summer
(Spring Bank Holiday -
30th September)

Winter
(1st October -
Spring Bank Holiday)

Exceptions

Open

Close

Open

Close

Open

Close

Barkby Beach

07:00

18:30

Closed (See Exceptions)

October Only

10:00

16:00

Starting at Easter

07:00

18:30

Bus Station*

06:30

18:00

09:00

17:30

Council Offices

06:30

18:00

09:00

17:30

Winter Sundays

10:00

15:00

Nova Centre

07:00

19:00

10:00

16:00

Train Station

07:00

18:00

10:00

16:00

*Possible closure during school term time.

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