Llandudno North Shore

Gwynedd

Llandudno North Shore
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

Llandudno is an established seaside resort. There are plenty of entertainments and attractions with the North Shore being its principal beach. The beach is sheltered with a long Victorian pier and wide promenade.

Activities

There are plenty of seasonal entertainments and amusements. Boat and donkey rides leave from near the pier. Watersports are popular here too, including sailing and windsurfing.

Wildlife and Walks

Explore the Great Orme headland and visit the Great Orme Country Park.

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by Natural Resources Wales, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Good

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

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.

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off
Deep shelving beach Deep shelving beach
Strong winds Strong winds

Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

For more information visit rnli.org.uk.

Facilities at Llandudno North Shore

Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

Parking is available - a charge mostly applies.

Dog restrictions

 

Dog restrictions apply but there is a special dog exercise area.

Beach cleaning

No current information

Lifeguards

None.