A view over Llanfairfechan
Llanfairfechan and had a population at the 2001 census of 3,755. It has a railway station on the North Wales Coast Line.
The village's name is Welsh, meaning "Little Mary's Church".
Morfa Madryn, the salt marsh area immediately west of the town on the shore of Traeth Lafan, is a local authority-managed nature reserve of outstanding beauty and a favourite haunt of bird watchers. The site is home to cormorants & shags. The rare little egret can also be spotted.
Llanfairfechan is also home to Bryn y Neuadd, a learning disability hospital, a mental health unit (Carreg Fawr) and a medium-secure unit (Tŷ Llywelyn). The site, Bryn Y Neuadd, is also home to the control centres for both the Emergency and Non-Emergency Ambulance services for North Wales.
Close by are the fames Aber Falls.
- Llanfairfechan Community Web Portal
- Geograph photos of Llanfairfechan and surrounding area
- The Parish of Llanfairfechan's website