A North Wales getaway isn't complete without a visit to some of its stunning sandy beaches.  The Old Mill Holiday Cottages are in an idyllic location with a range of beaches and seaside resorts easily accessible within a 25 - 60 minute drive.



Dogs are welcome all year round at this beach!  Enjoy miles of sandy beaches and dunes, ideal for bucket and spade fun. Or enjoy the clearly marked routes and walk for miles!   Do be aware of tide times! Toilets and café facilities near the car parks.



Park at the Nova Centre (Swimming pool, café and sports centre) – You can enjoy miles of sandy beach, plus there’s a wide flat tarmac path alongside the beach which extends for miles, ideal for bikes, scooters, prams, dog walking etc.  There’s also a large children’s play park near the Nova Centre car park.



A fabulous well-kept Victoria seaside town, complete with miles of promenade, perfect for family fun during the summer months – At North Shore Beach you can find donkey rides, Punch and Judy Shows, speed boat rides, plus a pier with amusement arcades and entertainment.  West Shore beach is a peaceful contrast, rugged and natural.

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Newborough (Anglesey)

The approach to the beach is via a lane through pine forest, at the end you emerge at a stunning un-spoilt sandy beach stretching for miles, with stunning views of Snowdonia.  There are also many woodland trails you can enjoy, ideal for walking or bike riding.  Toilets and catering facilities available at the car park.  Change needed to get through the barrier and access the beach road.

Colwyn Bay & Rhos on Sea

Is a pretty sea-side town without the crowds!  It has a range of small shops, cafes, ice cream parlours and restaurants all conveniently located near the promenade.  It’s a nice place for a stroll.  In the summer months there’s a small crazy golf, and a play park with lido that’s popular with families. Theres a lovely walk to Colwyn Bay, along the newly renovated promenade which ends at the new Watersports centre.  (1.8 miles in total)

Rhosneigr (Anglesey)

A charming sleepy village which is becoming more popular, especially with the cool crowd!  The beach here attracts wind surfers, kite surfers and there are a couple of surf shops.  There are a few cafes and shops on the high street.

How To Find Us

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages are conveniently located on the A541 between Mold and Denbigh in North Wales.  The holiday cottages are 10mins from the A55 - westbound lies the beautiful Anglesey whilst eastbound links onto the M56 motorway.

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages

Denbigh Road, Melin-Y-Wern



The Old Mill Blog

For regular updates on things to do, please visit the The Old Mill Blog.  The Blog is regularly updated with local attractions to visit, Food & Drink experiences and what's on in the local area.  


I look forward to welcoming you soon

best wishes Liz 

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages is set in almost 2 acres of land, featuring beautiful landscaped gardens and natural woodland.  Guest facilities include outside seating with a BBQ area, dog walk and the 'Mini Mill' playpark   



The Old Mill is set in almost 2 acres of land, featuring beautiful landscaped gardens and natural woodland.  Guest facilities include outside seating with a BBQ area, dog walk and the 'Mini Mill' playpark.


Things To Do


Located in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' the cottages are in stunning countryside, yet with convenient road-links. Closeby you can explore beautiful beaches and popular towns of Llandudno, Conwy, Chester, Llangollen & Anglesey.


The Old Mill Holiday Cotytages North Wales CH7 5RH

Cottages & Availability

The Old Mill offers a range of Four Star self-catering accommodation set in picturesque landscaped gardens that guests have full access to.  All fully restored with a mix of old and new to retain the Old Mill charm and character.  Each cottage is light and airy with dedicated off road parking.  There is easy access to the extensive landscaped gardens with a footpath area for dog walking, lovely seating areas perfect for picnics and lovely views.