Penmaenmawr, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Caravan Holidays

Ahhh, glorious Penmaenmawr where I have spent some lovely holidays.  The sunsets over the bay to Puffin are really something to see, the Fairy Glen and Dwygyfylchi pubs to stay awhile and drink in the atmosphere.  The walks along the beautiful sandy beach and surrounding countryside.  We had a caravan there ...Read full memory

A memory of Penmaenmawr by Susan Jones

Our First Family Holiday

We had our very first family holiday here, we were a family of five and money was scarce, but what a great time we had, I have very fond memories indeed. I was the oldest of five and had been fortunate enough to have been on a school holiday the year before, we stayed at Brynhead and it was wonderful, I never shut ...Read full memory


While visiting the beach at Penmaenmawr in the early 1960s I remember my family and I, along with other people, watching a UFO hovering over the beach for what seemed like hours, but I think was only several minutes. I remember it disappeared from sight very quickly indeed. It was mentioned in the national press. Does anyone else remember this?

A memory of Penmaenmawr by Tom Mcmanus