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The Conwy Area

The quaint walled town of Conwy is steeped in history and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site bounded by river, sea and mountains, of exceptional natural beauty. The Welsh name Conwy is spelled Conway in English.

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Conwy town, in county Conwy, North Wales sits on the Conwy River near the estuary into the Irish Sea and is bounded to the south by The Snowdonia National Park. The town is dominated by its thirteenth century castle and walls built in 1283 by King Edward-I during his battles with the Welsh. A statue of Wales’s celebrated warrior Llewellyn stands in the town’s main square.

The area offers numerous natural, man-made, historical and recreational opportunities and is well served by modern high quality facilities. Be it exploring the quant little town’s castle, walls, medieval buildings, quay etc. or enjoying the natural beauty of the mountains, lakes, beaches, by car, bicycle, on foot or by boat. The area is served by an excellent transport system of trains and buses and an interesting network of roads, and cycle or walking paths. Some trains to London, Manchester, Crew etc, stop 200 yards from the cottage.

People come to Conwy to enjoy:-

• Conwy Castle & Town Walls c1283
• Plas Mawr Britain’s best preserved Elizabethan town house c1577.
• Abber Conwy 14th century merchants house.
• Conwy Quay: lively working and leisure quay, Mussel Museum, scenic boat trips, sea angling. Smallest House in Britain, Liverpool Arms pub.
• Telford’s 1826 Suspension Bridge, Stephenson’s railway,
• Riverside Walk to Conwy Morfa; marina, The Beacons estuary walk, World War- 2 Mulberry Harbor prototype site memorial plaque.
• Sandy beaches, at Conwy Morfa (1.5 mile), Penmaenmawr (3 miles), Llandudno (3 miles).
• Bodlondeb Park and Wood, free children’s playground, tennis, cricket and soccer pitches.
• Conwy Folk Club meet every Monday evening at British Legion Club
• Royal Cambrian Academy Art Gallery in Crown Lane
• Restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops, fine old building etc
• Caernarvonshire Golf Club at Conwy Morfa
• Horse Riding at Pinewood Stables.
• Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre near Sychnant Pass
• RSPB Nature Reserve walks and Café
• Bodnant Garden. World famous garden and cafe
• Venue Cymru Llandudno theatre/convention centre.
• Multiplex Cinema Llandudno Junction
• Snowdonia National Park; mountains, lakes, beaches, scenic drives, walks, climbs, narrow gauge train rides. etc