Prestatyn and the surrounding areas are a great place to enjoy a family break. There is a great range of activities to keep the whole family happy while you are away, here are a few of our favourites.
Let’s Paint Pottery, Prestatyn
The whole family can get involved at Let’s Paint Pottery, with a variety of ceramics to choose from, whether you want a plate, bowl, money box or animal, there is something for everyone. Once you have picked you can begin to get crafty, decorate and paint your pots however you like and make a unique keepsake. Whether you want to save your ceramic for yourself or give it to the grandparents at home as a holiday souvenir, painting pottery is a fantastic way to spend part of the day while you are away. Relax and get creative, without the hassle of clearing up after the kids or worrying they’re going to get paint around your house!
Scala Cinema and Arts Centre, Prestatyn
The cinema isn’t just a great treat for when you’re at home, it is a perfect way to keep the children occupied and still for a couple of hours on your holiday, too. So, grab some popcorn and watch that film your family have wanted to see for so long. The Scala Cinema and Arts Centre has been screening films for over 100 years, with the first being shown in 1910. Since it opened, the structure of the building has had a couple of ‘face-lifts’ to restore it to the wonderful building you can see today. The cinema now shows over three films a day, all the new releases you would expect, along with National Theatre Live and Royal Shakespeare Company screenings.
Offa’s Dyke Path, Prestatyn
One of the most popular walks around Prestatyn is the Offa’s Dyke Path. It covers a lengthy 177 miles, passes through eight counties and closely follows the English and Welsh border. Understandably, little legs may not want to walk the whole length but it is a perfect place to get the whole family some fresh, Welsh sea air and out in the open. Depending on what part of the route you decide to do, you can see epic views of Snowdonia and the Clwydian Hills, make sure you bring your camera as there will be plenty of spots for the family snaps with a stunning backdrop. Keep a look out for the wide variety of different species of animals and plants on the route too.
Most children and adults have memories from a trip to an aquarium, why not make these memories on your holiday? Situated on the stunning North Wales Coastline, you will discover animals from all over the globe. During the day, there is a range of educational talks about what the employees do day to day, how they take care of the animals, what they are fed and a behind-the-scenes tour. The Seal Cove is one of the highlights as you can watch them being fed and walk underneath their pool to see them swimming above your heads. There are exhibits ranging from tropical, British Coast, beach, deep ocean, shipwreck and many more to keep you all busy for the day.
Drift Park, Rhyl
The Drift Park is a fantastic day out for all the family and in comparison, to other attractions, is relatively cheap. The park has a swimming pool with lifeguards, water fountains and water jets. Next door there is mini golf, a playground and a skate park, all have stunning beach views. It is a great way to keep your children busy and having fun for the day, pack a picnic and enjoy yourselves.
Bodelwyddan Castle and Park, Rhyl
The castle has extensive grounds and interactive exhibits, including portraits, collections of antique furniture, images and writings related to the castle. One of the earliest recordings of the building dates to 1460. Throughout the season there are activities for children from bat detecting to den building. Bodelwyddan Castle and Park is a brilliant mix of history, learning and fun for your family. Have a look at our holiday homes for sale, North Wales so that you can continue to explore this beautiful part of the country again and again.