Rhyl, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Rhyl

Browse 8 photo books on Rhyl and the surrounding area.

Happy Holidays

How lovely to take a trip down memory lane and see old postcards of Rhyll. My mum, dad, l and my younger sister enjoyed many happy holidays in Rhyll during the 1960's. There was always so much to do; we loved the paddling pool and hiring the bikes. l can remember how eagerly we waited to choose our bike, not all of them were in ...Read full memory

A memory of Rhyl by Debra Courtney

Holiday Jobs

I was a bakery student at Wrexham Tech. in the early 1960s and worked two holiday jobs in Rhyl. The first was at a bakery run by a Polish baker and he had a real Vienna oven, baked lovely crispy bread! The second was at Harry Brereton's bakery which had a shop out front that was also a grocers run by his brother. The foreman we ...Read full memory

A memory of Rhyl by Ian Mabbitt

Happy Days!

Our family used to go to the Derbyshire miners camp every year in the late 50s and 60s. I had a disabled sister and they always put us in a ground floor family chalet. We also got front row seats in the theatre for the shows. We walked over the 'H' bridge into Rhyl where we would walk along the prom and go shopping for souvenirs. We always had a good holiday, even if it rained! Happy days!

A memory of Rhyl by Kathy B