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Towns and Villages in North Wales

Towns and Villages in North Wales

The Beach at Rhos-on-Sea


In a nutshell. Small is beautiful in this charming seaside town located between big brothers Llandudno and Colwyn Bay

If only all seaside towns could be like this – neat, pristine and peaceful.

The long seafront walkway from Colwyn Bay takes in Rhos-on-Sea’s breakwater, where a little harbour has an atmosphere reminiscent of a West Wales coastal village. 

It’s not just the traditional promenade and lungfuls of salty sea air that attract walkers.

Start your exploration from the tiny, roughly vaulted St Trillo’s Chapel at Rhos Point.

Standing on the site of an ancient healing well, it’s the smallest church in Britain, seating only six.

St Trillo’s is one of 26 historic sites on the circular Rhos-on-Sea Heritage Trail, which also takes in the remains of Bryn Euryn, a 5th-century hillfort with airy views. 

The ‘small is beautiful’ theme continues at the delightful Harlequin Puppet Theatre, perhaps Rhos’s greatest claim to fame.

Founded in 1958, it’s Britain’s premier marionette theatre, the first and only venue designed and built for puppets. 

Others might claim that Rhos-on-Sea is more famous for its role in the discovery of America.

We’re taught that Christopher Columbus got there first, in 1492.

But another version of history states that a Welshman, Prince Madoc, arrived 300 years earlier after setting sail from Rhos-on-Sea. 

As befits a small-scale town, Rhos-on-Sea is a friendly kind of place with interesting little shops you’ll not find elsewhere.

Sailing, swimming and sea-fishing are popular, and cyclists can follow a track that stretches for miles down the coast.

Rhos-on-Sea Golf Club is – as you would expect – friendly too.

This 18-hole parkland course with superb sea views is billed as being ‘at the forefront – and on the seafront – of golfing in North Wales’. 

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