Abergele, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abergele and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Abergele Beach & Town Circa 1965

Looking at this photo, I'm taken back to summers on that beach full of pebbles and the cafe shown with its novel smell, something like milky coffee!  At about this time Abergele had a cinema, upstairs in the market street. My parents owed Coed Mor, a guest house in the town, and some of the children ...Read full memory

A memory of Abergele by Jane Williams

Happy Days

This photo shows what was known as the black shed just above the first bridge on the river Gele, to the left of the photo was the school field at the bottom of Berth Glyd where I was born. If you go up Gypsy Lane you will come to an old stone bridge, this bridge is known as the first bridge, which is one of four that crosses the ...Read full memory

A memory of Abergele by Peter Davies

Going Down To The Beach

We use to walk down this road to the beach with the cafe and seafood stalls at the end. Use to watch the "Welsh Dragon" train go past as the line was close to the beach. Steam in those days and what a site it was.

A memory of Abergele by Lynette Foster