Top 10 Dog Walks North Wales 

Nestled on the stunning Barkby Beach in the picturesque town of Prestatyn, North Wales, Beaches Chalets is the perfect base for exploring some of the best dog walks the region has to offer. Here are our top 10 recommendations for you and your furry friend.
1. Barkby Beach
Start your adventure right on our doorstep. Barkby Beach is a dog-friendly haven from November to April with miles of golden sand and gentle waves. Perfect for a morning run or a leisurely evening stroll, your dog will love the freedom and fresh sea air. Dogs are allowed all year to the east of the promenade.
2. Prestatyn to Gronant Sand Dunes
A short walk from Beaches Chalets, this scenic route takes you through the Gronant Sand Dunes, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. Your dog will enjoy the diverse terrain and you’ll both appreciate the stunning coastal views.
3. Offa’s Dyke Path
Explore a portion of this famous long-distance trail, which starts in Prestatyn only a short walk from Beaches Chalets. The path offers a variety of landscapes, from coastal vistas to rolling countryside, providing plenty of opportunities for you and your dog to enjoy a refreshing walk.
4. Prestatyn to Rhyl Promenade
Embark on a delightful coastal adventure from Prestatyn to Rhyl Promenade, a perfect walk for you and your four-legged friend. Take in the breath-taking views of the stunning North Wales Coast on this beautiful walk along the Promenade. The length of the walk depends on you, with approximately 5 miles to reach Rhyl. 
5. Talacre Beach
Dog Friendly all year round, the beautiful Talacre Beach is just a 10 minute drive from Beaches Chalets. Located near the picturesque village of Talacre in North Wales, this is a fantastic destination for a dog walk. Known for its expansive sands and the iconic Point of Ayr Lighthouse, Talacre Beach offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and space for your dog to explore.
6. Marine Lake, Rhyl
A 10-minute drive from Beaches Chalets, Marine Lake in Rhyl is a beautiful and tranquil spot, perfect for a relaxing dog walk. The lake offers a circular path, scenic views, and plenty of open space for your dog to enjoy. For those without transport can always hop on the bus with their pooches.
7. Dyserth Waterfall
Just a 10 minute drive away from Beaches Chalets, the Dyserth Waterfall walk is a must-see. The gentle trail leads to a beautiful waterfall and your dog will love the woodland paths and open spaces along the way.
8. New Promenade in Rhos On Sea
The new promenade in Rhos-on-Sea offers a delightful coastal walk, perfect for you and your dog. This scenic route provides beautiful sea views, easy walking paths and plenty of spots to relax and enjoy the surroundings. A 35 minute drive from Beaches Chalets.
9. Aber Falls
A 1 hour drive from Beaches Chalets, Aber Falls, located in the foothills of the Carneddau mountains in North Wales, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region. The walk to Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr) is a perfect outing for you and your dog, combining stunning natural scenery with a relatively easy hike.
10. Newborough Forest & Beach
Newborough Forest and Beach is a national nature reserve and forest set in the beautiful county of Anglesey, located 1 hour 20 minute drive from Beaches Chalets. Although there are some restrictions in place for dogs, this is still definitely worth a visit. The trails are marked out making it easy to navigate to your destination. This area combines beautiful woodland trails with stunning coastal scenery, some beach walking is restricted from May 1st to the 30th of September.

A little bit further away but we feel well worth the drip 

Llangollen Canal Walk 
A one hour drive from Beaches Chalets, Llangollen Canal, stretching 46 miles from Llangollen in North Wales to Hurleston Junction in Shropshire, offers a stunning and dog-friendly walking experience. Known for its scenic beauty and historic significance, the canal is perfect for dog owners seeking a leisurely walk, offering a dog-friendly path with a mix of easy and moderate terrain.
Llangollen History Trail
Llangollen, a charming town in North Wales, is renowned for its rich history and picturesque landscapes. The Llangollen History Trail offers a perfect blend of historical sites and natural beauty, making it an excellent choice for a walk with your dog. The stunning 6 mile trail starts in Llangollen, visiting several historic landmarks such as Horseshoe Falls. Some sections can be challenging with stiles, kissing gates and steep stairs.
At Beaches Chalets, we understand that your dog is part of the family. That’s why we’ve chosen the best local walks to ensure you both have a fantastic stay. Don’t forget to bring plenty of water, waste bags, and a camera to capture the stunning scenery and happy moments with your furry friend.
Beaches Chalets - Where adventure and relaxation meet for both you and your four-legged companion.



Beaches Chalets,
Beach Road East,
North Wales Coast,
LL19 7LG


(+44) 1745 853072



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