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Rhos-on-Sea
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Rhos-on-Sea

Latitude: 53 18'N
Longitude: 03 44'W
Country: Wales

Type: Unknown
Usage: Leisure, Fishing


About Rhos-on-Sea

A mile to the north of Colwyn Bay, Rhos on Sea was of key importance to the monks of Aberconwy because of the extremely productive Rhos Fynach fishing weir given to them by Llewelyn. The weir continued to provide livelihood for various leaseholders until the FWW. During a single night in 1850, for example, 35,000 herring were caught and 10 tons of mackerel were removed in one tide in 1907.

Today its sheltered harbour makes it a popular centre for fishermen.


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