The first ever Pirate Weekend to be held in Rhos-on-Sea went off with a bang, with thousands flocking to the small coastal town.

While organisers were unsure of an official number. they estimated more than 10,000 visitors had passed through Rhos-on-Sea over the weekend to be a part of the event.

This was the first year the event had been held in Rhos having been held on the Conwy Quay since it began in 2011 but event organiser, HTC's Chris Williams, said the move had paid off.

Mr Williams said: "Saturday felt like one of the busiest days across all the Pirate Weekends we have held. The event was a lot more spread out this year and every area was really busy at its peak times."

He said the highlights of the events had come from it being more child friendly this year and having more free activities for the younger age groups to take part in.

Preparations have already begun for next year's event which Mr Williams said is definitely going to be held in Rhos-on-Sea again.

Mr Williams said he was hoping to have two tall ships at next year's event to hold a mock battle scene on the Rhos-on-Sea waters.