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Traditional Seaside Amusements

Decent fish & chips, cooked to order. Burgers, hotdogs, pop & candyfloss etc. on site - best eaten... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Only used arcade and shop

Having a shop nearby our site was very handy and staff seemed ok to me, they did run out of things... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Newtown, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Sands Leisure Complex Sands LEISURE COMPLEX FFORD, Talybont, Barmouth LL43 2BJ, Wales
+44 1341 247771
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a shame we have been coming to talybont for abot 10 year and this bar needs somone to spend lots of money. as as you walk in all you smell is the toilets and cooking oil .and when your in there looking at the...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Decent fish & chips, cooked to order. Burgers, hotdogs, pop & candyfloss etc. on site - best eaten after a long walk on the lovely (adjacent) beach. A nostalgic (dated) amusement arcade - it’s barely changed since I was a kid (20+ years ago) but...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Having a shop nearby our site was very handy and staff seemed ok to me, they did run out of things a lot over our two weeks and the cash machine was broken during most of stay. The arcade was the same as most arcades...More

Thank rachelhumph
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We only stayed one night at the site but this was nothing to do with Sunny Sands .... seemed to be a good all round family caravan site .. a bit rough around the edges but the family's we seen were having fun ... kids...More

Thank June Y
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Well the seaside wouldnt be the seaside without an arcade. This one has a good mix of machines from those penny fall things upwards. Great family fun and wheelchair accessible.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Slots, rake away, bar, shop. Good to pass an hour or so if raining. No more or less than you might expect from a bustling like establishment.

Thank dwvickers
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Touring in this area many years now always pop in sands leisure bar very good on Friday night and Saturday night they have some really good act's on there good selection of drinks and very clean room staff very well nice prices not to bad...More

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Sands complex many times but never for Sunday lunch Booked for the Sunday carvery and was advised that this time every year they do a xmas lunch with all the trimmings. The place was complete with xmas tree and all the decorations etc complete...More

Thank Footiefan22
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Well run,clean with friendly staff. Food lovely everywhere and fabulous drinks in the club bar - great selection, pink gin with suggested elderflower tonic was delicious! Will definitely visit again...

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Having visited barmouth bay this weekend 14/07/17 to 17/07/17 and have visited for 30 years I'm use to the unfriendly staff on the sands complex but this year was another level. The shop staff don't say please or thank you they throw your change on...More

5  Thank Sharon D
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