Prestatyn, Pony Trotting Racing c.1965

Memories of Prestatyn


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 vividly remember the 6.5 special being filmed in what was in the 1950s and 1960s "The Lido" then became The Nova. There were competitions at the Lido in the weeks leading up to it when the winners were given tickets for the show and danced in the area where the cameras were placed so they may be (...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)

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.

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