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10 things you may not have known about Rhyl

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July 18, 2017

Are you visiting New Pines Holiday Home Park in North Wales? Here are 10 things that you may not have known about this pretty seaside town!

New Pines Holiday Home Park offers luxurious holidays and holiday home ownership in the beautiful Denbighshire countryside, just a short drive from the traditional seaside town of Rhyl. Rhyl offers a beautiful sandy beach, a modern promenade, a bustling high street and brand-new developments creating a town filled with family fun attractions!

Here are 10 things you may not have known about Rhyl…

new water park in planning


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This brand new £15 million development has been given the go-ahead, creating an all year-round attraction with indoor and outdoor flume rides. Along with the all the water-based fun, there will be dry activities at the centre, including a climbing wall, outdoor activity zone and party rooms to hire out too. This new attraction is due to open in 2019.

olympic pro kitesurfing village

The plans for this wonderful Kitesurfing village would be the first of its kind in the UK and only 20 meters from the beach! The village will offer hot showers, a member lounge and video facilities, all so close to the beautiful beach. The pro kitesurfing schools owner Simon Jones aims to have the first flagship Olympic Kitesurfing in the UK, with a fun for all outdoor activity centre, the village will help to develop the sport in the UK.

retail park development at marina quay

Currently under construction, this large retail park is due to open its doors this summer. With big brand names signing on, including The Range and Poundworld, along with eateries such as Burger King and Greggs all confirmed, the retail park is sure to be a hub of activity. Located along the seafront, the retail park offers a shopping trip just meters from the beautiful harbour.

pavilion theatre rejuvenation


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The historic Pavilion Theatre is being lovingly refurbished, from the outside make-over to the new indoor seats. There will be four new zones in and around the theatre, including a new hotel, a family pub with separate restaurant and retail area, along with fun leisure outdoor activities and family entertainment area near the cinema and sky tower further along the promenade.

an award-winning beach

Rhyl’s east stretch beach has been given the prestigious Seaside Award, which marks water quality, good health and safety, as well as local facilities. The beautiful sandy beach is a popular destination in Rhyl and has been voted one of the top things to do on Tripadvisor.

point y ddraig’s bustling cycling community

The multi-million pound bridge closes the gap of the coastal walking path across Conwy and Denbighshire, facilities around the bridge include a popular café, which is highly rated and has beautiful views overlooking the harbour. As well as public toilets, a meeting room and an office for the harbour estate. The bike hub has a bustling community who enjoy meets and rides outs around the local area. The bridge itself is just as beautiful by night with a striking lighting scheme drawing people to the local area.

national standard bmx circuit


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Marsh Tracks is Rhyl’s National Standard BMX Circuit, the award-winning track was designed by Clark & Kent, who created a replica of the 2012 London Olympic Track. The gated track offers qualified coaches to help you make the best of your abilities, and a hire out offering which is perfect for any holiday guests in the area. The track is a technically challenging layout helping riders to improve and adopt as they develop. There is also a road cycling track and a fantastic mountain bike track, with something for all cycle-lovers at this wonderful track on Marsh Road in Rhyl.

drift park

The Drift Park is located on the beautiful promenade, and is a pretty landscaped space joining the seafront to the town centre. The Drift Park includes an outdoor water park, paddling pool and water fountains, along with the fun outdoor playground and mini golf course for family fun days out by the seaside.

rhyl miniature Railway

Take a peaceful ride around the beautiful Marine Lake on a stunning miniature steam train. Choose between Billy, Clara, The Lister and The Railway Queen to enjoy a family fun ride on the miniature railway in Rhyl, with regular steam train departures you will be sure to have a fun ride at Marine Lake.

bridlewood riding centre


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Bridlewood offers a fantastic new way to see the North Wales Coastline, stroll the beach on horseback, or enjoy a gentle trot and head into the hills for breathtaking views of the region. Bridlewood has a wide range of activities and rides designed for everyone, from complete novices to experience riders.

With so many exciting new developments in Rhyl, now is the time to book your holiday with us at New Pines Holiday Home Park and explore this beautiful seaside town!

New Pines Holiday Home Park is a family fun location, with a fantastic entertainments programme from cheeky Charlie Bear and his Rangers, there is a full day activity programme for the little ones to enjoy and family fun evening entertainment, including cabaret acts and home-grown talent from our Rangers. With an onsite restaurant offering mouth-watering meals and a fully stocked bar you can enjoy a delicious meal and a drink from the bar before strolling back to your luxurious accommodation.

New Pines Holiday Home Park also offers holiday home ownership, meaning you can escape to the North Wales countryside whenever the mood strikes! To own your very own dream holiday home in North Wales call our dedicated Ownership Team on 01745 858 010 for more information, or talk to an adviser via our live chat service now.

Book your holiday and explore all the new developments in the local area.

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