Things to do in Prestatyn
Just down the road from our Haven Presthaven Beach Resort, the picturesque town of Prestatyn awaits curious day-trippers eager to uncover its hidden treasures. For guests at the holiday park, Prestatyn provides an abundance of exciting activities and charming attractions on your doorstep.
Whether you crave peaceful relaxation or thrilling adventures, this coastal town caters to all preferences. Discover the top things to do and see in Prestatyn with this list of our recommendations.
Prestatyn High Street
Address: High St, Prestatyn LL19 9BN
Prestatyn High Street, a picturesque Victorian street, enjoys splendid coastal views on one side and is bordered on the other by the mighty Clwydian range. Despite the passage of time, the allure of the High Street remains intact, offering a fantastic array of stylish fashion boutiques, quaint restaurants, and upscale culinary experiences.
Serving as a central hub for the community, this charming locale continues to thrive, hosting numerous events throughout the year.
Address: Bastion Rd, Prestatyn LL19 7EY
For indoor family fun, head to Nova Prestatyn, a state-of-the-art entertainment complex. It features a modern 60-station fitness suite, a captivating three-story indoor adventure soft play area for children, and inviting spots like the Adventure Play Café, Beach Hut, and Ice Cream Factory for relaxation and treats. Swimming enthusiasts can enjoy a refreshing experience in the 25-metre, four-lane pool and a small splash pool.
Rhaeadr Dyserth Waterfall
Address: Waterfall Rd, Dyserth, Rhyl LL18 6ET
A short drive from Prestatyn, Dyserth Waterfall is a hidden gem, well worth exploring. Climb up the steep steps for wonderful views of the falls, where the Afon Ffyddion falls some 70 feet on its way to the River Clwyd.
The cascading falls and scenic woodland trails provide a serene setting for a peaceful retreat in nature.
Gronant Dunes Nature Reserve
Address: Shore Rd, Gronant, Prestatyn LL19
Gronant Dunes, a place protected for nature, is also a haven for various rare plants and animals. There are unique plants like sea holly, marram grass, and rare dune fescue, while animals such as the brown hare, skylark, mining bee, and sandhill rustic moth call this area home.
Keep an eye out for the Natterjack Toad, which has been reintroduced, as well as Sand Lizards. Between 2003 and 2006, smaller Sand Lizards were brought back to Gronant Dunes after disappearing.
Prestatyn Roman Bathhouse
Address: 42 Melyd Ave, Prestatyn LL19 8RN
Venture slightly off the beaten path from the town centre, and you'll discover a true hidden treasure awaiting your eyes. This petite yet remarkably well-preserved site holds a charming secret - remnants of ancient Roman pipe work that have stood the test of time.
Amidst the surroundings of graceful palm trees and lush shrubbery, a hint of exotic allure envelops the space, transporting you to a different world. An informative board shares intriguing insights into the history and purpose of the baths, so you can learn about the ancient bathing rituals and discover remnants of the town's Roman past.
Parc Prestatyn Shopping Park
Address: Nant Hall Rd, Prestatyn LL19 9LT
Indulge in some retail therapy at Parc Prestatyn Shopping Park. This modern shopping centre offers a wide range of stores, restaurants, and cafes, making it a perfect spot for a day of shopping and dining.
The park even offers three hours of free parking, so it’s an excellent opportunity for rainy days when walks in Snowdonia aren’t an option.