Gronant Dunes

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The beach forms part of an extensive dune system that stretches eastwards to Talacre Beach (Point of Ayr) and to the west it links up with Barkby Beach. Gronant Dunes also known as The Warren beach is a protected site and deemed a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and the only surviving largely unmodified dunes along the North Wales Coast. T

he dunes are home to butterflies, natterjack toads, lizards and little terns among others. Marram grass, sea holly, pyramidal orchid and sea and portland spurge are some of the plants you will find on the dunes if you look carefully.

Dogs allowed.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

A55 Junction 31 & A5151 signed for Prestatyn. At Dyserth, right onto the A547 for Prestatyn. In the town, left at junction with the A548 Rhyl road, over the railway bridge and right where signed. Walk east along Barkby Beach to the Gronant Dunes.

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Prestatyn station is 1 mile away.

Gronant Dunes


Gronant, Prestatyn, LL19 9TT

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