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Tuesday, 14 August, 2001, 10:15 GMT 11:15 UK
Seaside Stories: Rhyl in pictures
Old hoarding
Some of the attractions have seen better days

Rhyl is said to have a micro-climate with temperatures similar to Torbay

The view inland from the beach
Concrete jungle: The view inland from the beach

Concrete wall and gulls
Even when the sun is out, there's no avoiding the bleak parts

Girl riding donkey
Donkey rides 1 a time

Children on fairground ride
Despite its problems, children know how to enjoy themselves in Rhyl

Rock shop
The seaside rock comes decorated with a Welsh dragon

Two pictures
All the fun of the fair

Rollercoaster
Over the top: One of Rhyl's rollercoasters

Visitors sitting next to wall
Visitors seek shelter away from the beach

Centre of Rhyl
Rhyl's centre has suffered from unsympathetic development

Family sheltering
A family shelters from the chilly wind

Sky Tower
The Sky Tower: 240ft import from the Glasgow Garden Festival

Run down shop
Run down shops poke out from streets behind the promenade

Town beach
On the beach: Six miles of sandy beach are still a draw

1. The South

2. The North

3. The West

4. The East

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