Monday, 29 June 2009


Cycle track
Cycle track
A highly scientific survey . . . ahem . . . of my last six or seven months’ mail and phone calls reveals that Rhyl’s most often remembered promenade attraction is the cycling that used to be opposite the Queens.

Readers have sent the above pictures by email. The upper one  is believed to be from around 1930, by which time I think the space was called Queens Gardens. The lower one would be a decade or more earlier when it was Pier Gardens. Same place. Thanks, Gwyn and Brian.

Have you got a more recent photo or postcard of the cycling track, or of the roller skating rink or anywhere else on the promenade, or at the fun fair? Do send it in for the delight of other readers. The email address is: