Prestatyn, Pony Trotting Racing c.1965

Memories of Prestatyn


Oh the Lido, life was so free, we had the basket room, swimming club nights and the Gala at the end of the summer. Cecil, Waff, they don't make people like that now. We stayed out all day, we must have looked like prunes by September. Then the Ffrith, we had a chalet every summer in response to above the go carts were owned (...Read full memory)

I remember being employed by Cook's for the Tower Camp back in the mid 70's. I had been on holiday there the year before. I was employed as a waiter in the main dining room. The staff in there was a rag tag bunch from all over the country. Danny had joined us from the cruise ships and liked a flutter on the horses. Don (...Read full memory)

Seeing this photo of the Swimming Pool brings back so many memories. It was where I took my Life Saving Certificate, and where we spent day after day with our friends and family. The day we moved to Prestatyn in the building behind, which I think was then called The Pavillion (not sure about that) the (...Read full memory)

We moved to Prestatyn in 1948. I loved the Mobo horses that the little ones could ride at the Bastion Road beach. My little school was Pendre, up the hill Fforddlas I think. Also going to St Chad's School annual fair and sale. Always bargains for mum to buy. Robert's butchers (and Welsh lamb!) and Tony's cycle shop. I thought (...Read full memory)

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