Abergele is a small market town on the north coast of Wales surrounded by wooded hillsides and caves where there are breathtaking views of the coastline. It is a population destination for visitors. The town lies on the main A55 North Wales Expressway which offers excellent access to the whole of this stretch of coastline. It is known for Gwrych Castle, a grade I listed building, Castell Cawr an Iron Age hillfort, Pensarn Beach and Manoraforn Farm. Abergele has an excellent 18-hole golf course regarded as one of the most picturesque in Wales.
Pensarn Beach in Abergele is composed primarily of shingle. It has a lovely adjoining promenade is excellent for taking a pleasant stroll and it is suitable for wheelchair users. For a longer walk, follow the North Wales Path that runs parallel to the beach and extends along the coast both to the east and west. Cyclists can make use of the cycle track which forms part of the North Wales Cycle Network running along the coast from Pensarn to Rhos on Sea. Part of the beach is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), in recognition of its particularly rich flora. Pensarn is Abergele’s seaside arm.