Fun Things To Do in Towyn This Summer

Towyn is the ultimate holiday hotspot this year – from beachside relaxation, funfairs, tourist activities and more!

Picture it: families having buckets of fun on the beach, arcade machines whirring with generous delight, holidaymakers battling with their ice creams before they melt in the splendid summer sun, and the smell of fresh local produce sweeping through the streets. This is Towyn in the summer, and there’s no place we’d rather be than this top seaside resort!

What makes Towyn so special?


The home of the Great British holiday, Towyn is popular among people from all walks of life, from families to couples to groups of friends – and even dogs! For the past few decades, Towyn has grown in offering and favour with locals and tourists alike. Steeped in history, such as local churches, railways and only a stones-throw from the famous Gwrych Castle in Abergele, Towy is the ultimate and timeless seaside resorts which stands a stern favourite for guests from Liverpool, Manchester and Birmngham.


Easily accessible from the A55 and only a couple of hours’ drive from the densely populated northern cities, Towyn is the perfect combination of sandy shores, tourist treats, and magnificent mountains. The stunning shoreline offering views of the Irish Sea to one side and the sweeping ragged lines of the Snowdonian Mountain Range to the other makes this a nature-lovers paradise.

Travel 30 minutes down the A55 and you’ll be in the stunning ancient town of Conwy, or even the Isle of Anglesey!


As one of the most popular tourist destinations in North Wales, Towyn is well-connected and can be accessed on public transport at Abergele/Pensarn or Rhyl. Check out the regular bus times to Towyn by clicking here. This summer, Stagecoach will also be re-launching their summer express journey from Liverpool and South Lancashire to Lyons Winkups right in the heart of Towyn!

Hustle and bustle

Visit Towyn during peak season and you’ll know what we mean! The general atmosphere in the scorching summer sun isn’t one that’s easily beaten, and the buzz will carry you all day through. If you’re looking for fun and adventure, then Towyn is definitely the resort for you! Equally the peaceful shoreline boasts some of the best sea views in the county of Conwy – perfect for relaxing after a spot of local fish and chips.

What is there to do in the summer?

There’s so much to see and do in Towyn, especially during the summer months! Make sure you try some – or all – of these activities on our bucket list:

  • Knightly’s Fun Park – one of the best funfairs in the region
  • Tir Prince Raceway – get your hooves stuck into regular horse racing events at this historic track
  • St Mary’s Church – sense the history in this steel-glass windowed poignant building
  • Arcades – Towyn is jam-packed with some of the best amusement arcades in the country, including Lyons Winkups
  • Casinos – a little fun for the adults while catching some shade from the sun
  • Sports Bars – indulge in a refreshing soft drink or summertime cocktail in one of Towyn’s many bars, including Sherwoods Sports Bar!
  • Bingo – a holiday resort classic, spend hours trying your hand at this all-rounder of a game
  • Towyn market – a must visit if you like browsing for bargains!
  • Towyn beach – miles of stunning coastline perfect for families and even dogs (make sure they’re on their leads!)

Tell me more about your holidays in Towyn?

Lyons Winkups, a holiday park belonging to the Lyons group that’s been providing affordable family holidays for 96 years, sits right in the heart of Towyn on the main road.

As a holidaymaker at Towyn’s top park, you can not only make the most of the fantastic location next to the mountains and the sea but also the fabulous facilities on-park. This includes an indoor heated swimming pool, amusement arcades in the main complex, bingo, coffee shop and soft play area, discos, family entertainment and cabaret shows at Foresters Showbar, as well as our state-of-the-art and newly refurbished playground!

Lyons Oakfield, another family-friendly holiday park just off the beaten track, lies less than a five-minute walk away from Winkups. Lyons Oafield boasts a small arcade and soft play, family entertainment, a sports bar, and an outdoor play area – but as a guest here, you can also the facilities at the larger Lyons Winkups.

We offer a variety of holiday homes in different grades of accommodation including:

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Gold Plus
  • Platinum
  • Pet-friendly

Don’t want to leave? Own your own home from home!

Make every day a holiday – own your own home from home at Lyons Winkups Holiday Park, with no site fees to pay until 2022, and only £1995 in 2023! Discover what holiday home ownership at Lyons Winkups can offer you, whether you want to spend your days lounging on golden sands or seeking new adventures in the majestic mountains of North Wales. Additionally, your annual site fee gives you access to all our beautiful facilities throughout the year!

Owning a holiday home in North Wales is an investment in family memories, allowing you and your loved ones to spend quality time together not just once but several times a year. Every time you leave, you’ll be counting down the days until your next visit so you can relive the magic all over again!

With low-rate finance options available and a wide selection of holiday homes to suit you and your family’s needs – including your four-legged friends! – we’re certain our friendly team of advisors will be able to help you find your dream piece of paradise here in North Wales.

Find out more by calling us on 01745 362 020 or to discover more about ownership, click here.