Llanfairfechan has many sporting and leisure options for the visitor (or resident!) to pass their time during an enjoyable stay.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing time, or are more actively inclined, Llanfairfechan has a wide variety of activities to choose from.
The town’s nine hole golf course (see map below), all par 3’s with many holes over 200 yards, is situated in beautiful panoramic surroundings.
The licensed Clubhouse welcomes day visitors. Licensed Clubhouse – open evenings and all day weekends. Entertainment. New members welcome. Tel: 01248 680144 Visit their web site at http://www.llanfairfechangolfclub.co.uk
Llanfairfechan Croquet Club is highly regarded and very successful in competitions. It has two lawns located at Shore Road West, near to the promenade, and often hosts open days to introduce the sport to interested novices. Visit their page on the North West Federation of Croquet Clubs’ web site for full details.
Crown Green Bowls
Llanfairfechan Crown Green Bowls Club has greens adjacent to the Croquet Club’s lawns at Shore Road West, and shares the Croquet Club’s club-house facilities. Details of the Crown Green Bowling Club will follow soon.
Short Mat Bowling
The “LLANFAIRFECHAN SHORT MAT BOWLING CLUB” (CLWB BOWLIO MAT BYR LLANFAIRFECHAN) organises and promotes competitive short mat bowling between members, on a friendly basis, and with other clubs.
Membership is open to all comers over the age of 12 years, upon payment of the annual membership fee of £10.00 for adults and £5.00 for juniors. On joining new members also pay £2.00 for the Rule Book. New members must receive coaching sessions on the basic rules and how to play the game.
The Club meets in the Community Centre, Llanfairfechan, on Tuesdays 2.00 to 4.00 pm. Members pay £3.00 per session and non-members £4.00. Non-members are always welcome. The sessional fee includes tea/coffee and biscuits.
For useful information about the game, visit the Welsh Short Mat Bowls Association web site at: http://wsmba.org
In and around Llanfairfechan there are numerous rivers and lakes where the amateur or experienced angler can fish for trout, salmon and sea trout.
The sea-shore at Llanfairfechan also attracts many anglers, who generally fish for bass, whiting, plaice and mackerel on the on-coming tide. Sea Bass visit the West Shore in September and October.
Permits can be obtained from the Post Office on Village Road.
Sailing and Windsurfing
Llanfairfechan Sailing Club has good launching facilities and a dinghy park, welcomes visitors and their craft at any time of year. The club offers temporary membership which entitles the visitor to all the facilities enjoyed by the members, including use of the licensed Clubhouse. [map]
Tel.: 01248 680301, after 8:00 p.m.
Windsurfing is also a very popular activity and access to the sea is very easy from the promenade, via a slipway.
Nearby Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools
There are no leisure centres or swimming pools in Llanfairfechan. The nearest are as follows:
- Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre – (Approximately 7 miles) Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre, 6G Road, Llandudno Junction, Conwy, LL31 9XY. Tel. 01492 577925. Facilities include: Indoor Climbing Wall, The Storm Fitness Suite, Main Hall, Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre Squash Courts and Meeting / Function Room. Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre web page
- Llandudno Swimming Centre – (Approximately 10 miles) Mostyn Broadway, Llandudno, LL30 1YR. Tel.: 01492 575900. Llandudno Swim Centre web page
- Bangor Leisure Centre – (Approximately 9 miles) Coleg Menai, Ffriddoedd Road, Bangor, Gwynedd. Tel.:01248 351697. Facilities include: Sports hall, 4 badminton courts, 5 a side court, Netball court, Viewing balcony. Bangor Leisure Centre web page
- Bangor Swimming Pool – (Approximately 8 miles) Ffordd Y Garth, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2SD. Tel.: 01248 370600. Bangor Swimming Pool web page