Penisar Mynydd enjoys a wide selection of local attractions that will keep you as active or relaxed as you desire. The stunning countryside offers a wide range of walking routes and challenges. Then when you want a meal in the evening, there are a variety of excellent local public houses offering excellent food and beers.


Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park

For stunning mountain scenery, quaint villages, rivers and lakes....and seven seperate vintage railway networks. Just 20 minutes away by car from Penisar Mynydd.

Clwydian Range

Clwydian Range AONB

Penisar Mynydd is set within the Clwydian Range hills, an Area of Outstanding Natrual Beauty with fantastic upland area offering hill walking with stunning views.


Dyserth Waterfalls

Just one mile away, Dyserth Waterfalls is a famous tourist attraction in the ancient village of Dyserth where water plummets sixty feet over a limestone cliff at the foot of the Clwydian Hills.



Wales Coast Path

870 miles of coastal path that strands the entire Welsh coast. So easily accessible from Penisar Mynydd near Prestatyn and Rhyl.


Offa's Dyke

Passing with literally a few yards of Penisar Mynydd, Offas Dyke is one of 12 national trails. A massive 8th century earthwork built by King Offa that stretches 180 miles from Prestatyn in North Wales to Chepstow in South Wales.


Clwydian Way

The Clwydian Way is a 122 mile Circular Long Distance Footpath. It takes the walker through some of North Wales' finest countryside.

Walks from the Penisar Mynydd site


Moel Hiraddug

Just 1 mile north-east of the site, towards Dyserth, is the limestone hill of Moel Hiraddug offering stunning view across the Vale of Clwyd and the coast.



Just half a mile north of the site is the wooded area of Mynydd-y-cwm with forest paths allowing plenty of opportunity to explore.


Llyn Helyg

Just 1 mile south of the site, down one of the country lanes, is Llyn Helyg, a large lake set within secluded woods. Again an opportunity to explore.




St Melyd Golf Club is a mature parkland course with tree lined fairways and excellent greens. Founded in 1922, St Melyd is a 9 hole course.



An 18 hole championship unspoilt links course that enjoys a temperate climate and its seaside location ensures that golfers can play the greens all year round.



Set in the beautiful Vale of Clwyd, Rhuddlan is a course which offers fine views and a sheltered climate screened by the Clwydian Range.

Public Houses


Eagle & Child - Gwaenysgor

This family run traditional inn can be found at the top of Prestatyn Mountain in the tranquil village of Gwaenysgor. Its location is ideal for walkers and sightseers.

The Plough

The Plough - St Asaph

The Plough in St Asaph offers great food and a range of Real Ales and Ciders set in a lively atmosphere. Frequent live music is also a major attraction.


Piccadilly Inn - Caerwys

Excellent food in the Grand Stand Restaurant, private room for parties in the Hayloft, drinks and local ales in the Jockeys Lounge, and a delicious Sunday Lunch.


Red Lion - Llanasa

A traditional inn, with restaurant, set within the stunningly beautiful village of Llanasa that resides within a rural setting. Great local walks.


Crown Inn - Trelawnyd

The Crown Inn is a 17th century public house with a 40 seat al a carte restaurant. Fine cask ales are available as recommended by CAMRA.


New Inn - Dyserth

The 400 year old New Inn in Dyserth was originally a Pay House and hostelry for coal miners. It now combines a real ale pub restaurant delivering high quality fresh food.




One of North Wales' finest castles, built by Edward I as part of his wars on the Welsh. Situated on the banks of the River Clwyd, this was where Edward I in 1284 issued the 'Statute of Rhuddlan' to unite Wales to England.



Bodelwyddan Castle, close to the village of Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, was built around 1460 by the Humphreys family of Anglesey as a manor house. Home of the Welsh National Portrait Gallery.



Conwy is by any standards one of the great fortresses of medieval Europe. Conwy (along with Harlech) is probably the most impressive of all the Welsh castles.




A stunning beach with miles of sand dunes, golden sands and guided walks. Also the famous lighthouse stands proud on the beach.



Rhyl enjoys miles of open sands fringed by a promenade. The newly renovated harbour and bridge is a strong attraction.



Extending from Rhyl in the west, to Talacre in the east, Prestatyn offers 3 beaches, Ffrith Beach, Central Beach, and Barkbt Beach ... vast open spaces to be enjoyed in all weathers.




The local shopping town to Penisar Mynydd with a new range of major shops including Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Costa Coffee, etc.


Tweed Mill

A unique shopping centre just ouside the town of St Asaph which offers more than 70,000 branded garments for women, men and children.


Welsh Food Centre

Situated in the Conwy valley, this newly opened centre offers everything to do with Welsh food. As well as a major farm shop, there is also a cafe.




A major 3 day festival of all things wood, traditional crafts and skills - creating beautiful, fascinating and functional art, sculptures, buildings and more.


Rhyl Air Show

An annual event held over Rhyl that attracts major crowds, especially for the star attraction of the Red Arrows. The air show takes place above the main seashore promenade.


Prestatyn Walking Festival

A 3 day festival of organised walks for people of all abilities. Focused on the coast and the Clwydian Hills. Really well organised.




Situated adjacent to the A55 near St Asaph, the Marble Church (St.Margaret's Church) is a major landmark to all visitors to North Wales. Built between 1856 and 1860 by Lady Willoughby de Broke as a memorial to her husband.


St Asaph Cathedral

The cathedral dates back 1,400 years, while the current building dates from the 13th century. Thisis the country's smallest cathedral. It houses the 1st Edition of William Morgan's Welsh bible dating from 1588.


St Winifred's

A religious site that attracts visitors and pilgrims from all over the world to see the St Winefride's Well shrine, erected in the first decade of the 16th century. Referred to as the 'Lourdes of Wales', St Winefride's is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.

Days Out


Welsh Mountain Zoo

Set in North Wales above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Spend a lovely day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around the world including Snow Leopards, Chimpanzees, Red Pandas and Sumatran Tigers!.


Bodnant Gardens

Marvel at plants from all over the world grown from seed and cuttings collected over a century ago on plant-hunting expeditions. Created by five generations of one family, this 32-hectare (80-acre) garden is superbly located, with spectacular views across Snowdonia.



The Irish Ferries fast catamaran "Jonathan Swift" offers a fast route to Dublin from Holyhead taking you across the Irish Sea in just 1 hour 49 mins!. Ideal as a day trip as a foot passenger to the Eire capital.


accreditationPenisar Mynydd is accredited to both the AA and Cymru tourism. As such, the site is subject to regular inspection and must meet set criteria. We pride ourselves on the levels of cleanliness maintained on the site.

Dog Friendly

dog-friendlyPenisar Mynydd welcomes your family pet but they must be kept on a lead while on site, and of course, no fouling. The local countryside offers great walks in local woods, on local hills or the local beaches.

Site Wide Wifi

wifiIn this digital age, you dont have to do without access to your favourite internet services given site wide wifi access. Available on request with the charge dependent on data usage.

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