Things to do in Prestatyn
All of our Pontins Holiday Parks, including Prestatyn Sands are close to a variety of local attractions. Whether you are looking for a day-out with the kids, or looking to brush up on some history our Holiday Parks offer you a great ‘jumping point’ to explore the surrounding area and offer some great things to do in or near to Prestatyn.
Conwy Castle is a strong medieval fortress in the walled town of Conwy, North Wales, the site, which is in fantastic condition for its age, still has the ability to instil a sense of medieval times into its visitors. Discover the history and culture which surrounds this historical sight and stare in awe at the scenery as it lies in front of the breath-taking mountain – Snowdonia.
Rhyl Drift Park
The Drift Park on Rhyl’s promenade is a beautifully landscaped space joining the seafront to the town centre. Start at the waterpark with its paddling pool and fountains, then head for the playground or a game of mini golf. Then relax at the open-air theatre or take in the landscaping including sculptures and art installations.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery, beautiful gardens are home to our caring conservation zoo. Roam the wooded pathways, relax on the grassy slopes and 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!
Llanberis Lake Railway
Take a trip back in time and travel aboard a steam train on Llanberis Railway. This fascinating insight takes you around the narrow gauges and allows you to take in the beautiful back drop of Snowdonia and all its surroundings. You can learn a little about the mechanics of a steam train whilst you watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water. On return, the train makes a short stop at Cei Lidan, where you can relax for a lakeside picnic
Make some time to visit the Chester Racecourse. Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. With a series of 15 races throughout the year there is always a good time to book a day out. Chester Racecourse also hosts many polo events as part of the British Polo Circuit.
More Local Amenities:
Great Orme Mines
A visit to Great Orme Mines is both an enjoyable and educational experience which can be enjoyed by children and adults of all ages.
Take a short trip down the road, and visit the SeaQuarium. With Sea Lion shows, and over 30 different zones to explore, there is fun for the entire family!
The La Ricetta Italian is situated at the top of the high street. The restaurant serves traditional Italian dishes freshly prepared on the premises by renowned chef, Derek Roberts.
Visit Pontins with so many great things to do in and near to Prestatyn Sands!