Central Beach (Denbighshire)

Central beach is a north facing sandy beach interspersed with rock groynes.

This beach is also popular for water sports including windsurfing and sailing. The four-mile promenade joins Central beach with the adjacent Barkby and Ffrith beaches, making a very enjoyable walk around the sandy bays. The promenade is also popular area for cycling and for walking with the North Wales Cycle Trail and the Offa’s Dyke Path both converging on the seafront.

Central Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Central Beach has dog restrictions. Prestatyn Central beach has seasonal dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Prestatyn, 5 beaches in Denbighshire, or check our list of Denbighshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  • Good: generally good water quality
  • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Our weather forecast for Prestatyn in Denbighshire

Today (Thursday, Feb 25)

Expect a temperature in the range 2.6℃ to 4.2℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SW)

Friday, Feb 26

Expect a temperature in the range 2.2℃ to 4℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SW)

Saturday, Feb 27

Expect a temperature in the range 4.6℃ to 5.5℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSW)

Sunday, Feb 28

Expect a temperature in the range 3.2℃ to 4.1℃ with a wind speed 1.9 m/sec (S)

Monday, Mar 01

Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.4℃ with a wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SE)

Tuesday, Mar 02

Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 3.5℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SE)

Wednesday, Mar 03

Expect a temperature in the range 4.8℃ to 6℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SSE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Central Beach in Denbighshire.

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