Prestatyn, Pony Trotting Racing c.1965

Memories of Prestatyn


My first memories of the Ffrith beach are of my grandfather who started the fun fair, which had an arcade, bingo and fair ground. There was also two boating ponds,cafe, ice cream kiosks etc. Many good days were spent on the beach, it's a shame that the Ffrith is no longer a family-oriented place to be. Back in my grandfathers (...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)

I used to frequent the stadium during the 60's I remember some of the jockeys, Lord Langford Trevor Payne, Graham Grantham, Steve Birch and many more...it was great, I really enjoyed the buzz.

In 1941, my father who was a soldier in the Royal Signals, was stationed at what is now the holiday camp. To escape from London, my mother brought my brother and I to lodge in Victoria Avenue. At that time the Avenue was a cul-de-sac which ended at a field of goats. We lived at the last house on the left, (...Read full memory)

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