Penmaenmawr, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I first visited Eden Hall gardens in 1953 approx. at the age of 7. The gardens were magical for a young lad from Liverpool, especially the goldfish pond. I was very disappointed to find that it had been so neglected when I returned 5 years ago. I now have a static caravan at Craiglewyd Caravan Park just around the corner so I ...Read full memory

A memory of Penmaenmawr by David Lundy

Major Lester Girls School Holiday

During the late '50s and early '60s, 4th Year girls from Major Lester CP School, Liverpool stayed here for a week each summer. For many of the children this was their first holiday and a wonderful experience of life in the countryside, so different from their inner city experience. I retain quite vivid ...Read full memory

A memory of Penmaenmawr by Jan Beeton


Does anyone have any pics of the old Youth Hostel on the clifftop from the early 1970s?