Talacre Beach

Visit Talacre Beach

Award winning Talacre Beach on the North Wales coast is a popular holiday destination with miles of golden sandy beach backed by dunes on the west of the Dee Estuary.

Talacre beach and RSPB Point of Ayr – Dee Estuary is a great location for bird lovers throughout the year who visit to observe sea birds including oyster catchers the rare Arctic Tern. The dunes, covered in marram grass and brimming with wildlife, are recognised as an area of Special Scientific Interest and home to a significant population of natterjack toads.

Did you Know? The 17th century, Talacre lighthouse is a Grade II listed building, where there have been ghostly sightings over the years.

At low tide walkers can reach the lighthouse, get a closer look and perhaps catch a glimpse of the old lighthouse keeper.

The Wales Coast Path runs through this part of the coast other activities on the beach include horse riding, fishing, sailing and windsurfing.

There are holiday parks in the area, traditional amusements and arcades popular with families, as well as local B&B’s. The nearest town is Prestatyn just to the west with holiday attractions and accommodation.

This beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Off the beaten path

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Talacre Beach

Explore the Welsh coastline

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