By Road - St. Beuno's
lies halfway between Rhuallt and Tremeirchion
just off the B5429. When travelling east
from Holyhead or Conwy on the A55 take exit 28
signed Rhuallt B5429. Take a right
turn at the roundabout at the junction, then another right in
the village just after Jones' Land Rover garage.
When travelling west from Chester or Queensferry
take exit 29. Be alert it is the second Tremeirchion
turnoff and the sign is hidden by a bend.
In the village of Rhuallt, just as you have passed the 40mph signs,
take the signposted road to Tremeirchion and Bodfari (There is
a little old chapel on the corner). Nb. In
summer the signpost is usually obscured by vegetation.
St. Beuno's is the first left turn after about half a
N.B. Sat Navs often want
to take you off on the first left after exit 29, ignore this as
it involves a very narrow and steep lane.
By Train or Coach
The nearest rail station to St. Beuno's is Rhyl
on the North Wales Coast Line. There are always taxis at
the railway station.
Further details of Trains
Rhyl is also the nearest National
Express coach stop. (From London to Rhyl by coach is
not really practical - nearly 8 hours journey for £21 -
£43 return; there are rarely taxis near the bus stop on
What time to arrive?
If you are coming on one of our standard retreats we ask you to
arrive in the afternoon. Anytime between 2.30pm and 6pm is fine,
but if you are coming by train the times below might be helpful.
If you can't arrive until after 6pm, then please give a call or
send an email to let us know when to expect you and whether you
would like a meal when you arrive.
Share a taxi? In
order to save both money and the environment we suggest that you
try and share a taxi from the station in Rhyl. (Cost for 2012
£14 single) In order to do this it might be helpful
to take take the train which arrives in Rhyl at 16.29
on weekdays, leaving the following stations:
London Euston 13.30
Manchester Picaddilly 14.50
Warrington Bank Quay 15.26
If you contact our local taxi firm before you leave and give the
time your train is expected to arrive at Rhyl station, then they
will be there with a 'St Beuno's' card and will pick up any other
people on your train who respond to the card - thus saving you
all money. Contact e-mail or phone at Coastline
Taxis Rhyl on: 01745 3666666
NB. We cannot give the names
of others who might be needing a taxi, firstly because we don't
know who is travelling by train and who by car, and secondly it
is not ethical to pass on the names and contact details of people
without their permission. So it is not worthwhile ringing our
secretary to ask "Is there anyone else coming to Rhyl station
at 4pm?" You might try St Beuno's Facebook page to leave
a message asking for a joint taxi with your time?
Beware!, some Taxi firms charge up to £25
for a single journey: We have negotiated with Coastline Taxis
for a cost of £14. Ask for costs before you commit yourself
to a taxi if you haven't booked.
If you are leaving St Beuno's with a group, then
the taxi will leave at 9.15 in the morning and get to the station
in time for trains leaving from about 9.45am. St Beuno's will
pay for this taxi on the official end day of each group retreat.
We cannot pay for people who wish to leave at a different time
or for those who are not part of a programmed retreat.