The small town of Conwy on the North coast of Wales is the perfect holiday destination with breathtaking views, picture perfect mediaeval castle and endless possibilities for outdoor pursuits. Our Conwy Hotels and Travel Guide gives you an overview of what to do and where to stay.
Conwy Hotels and Accommodation
Conwy is one of the best places in Wales to stay in terms of quality and value of accommodation. Despite being a fairly small town, there are many luxury hotels in Conwy with 5-star accommodation starting from just £65/ night at the extremely popular The Quay Hotel and Spa Deganwy Conwy set in a beautiful location overlooking the water.
The Tir Y Coed Country House Rowen Conwy is a few miles outside of Conwy and although more expensive than The Quay Hotel , it’s well worth the money and respected as one of the best 5-star hotels in Wales having won the Welsh Tourist Board Gold Award in 2008 and 2009.
Alternatively, if you want a real taste of history you can stay right in the heart of the world Heritage site in Conwy at The Castle Hotel Conwy, which combines mediaeval history and modern’ in an irresistible combination. (From £100/night).
Things to do in Conwy
The most obvious thing to do in Conwy is to visit the impressive Conwy Castle, which dates back to 12 83 and was built by Edward-I to contain the Welsh and sure of his military power. Still standing strong today it is a spectacular sight with fascinating history, but it’s also an excellent place to view the surrounding landscape from the top of the battlements.
There are plenty of other nearby attractions like Great Orme’s prehistoric minds of the Welsh Mountain zoo near Colwyn Bay which is great for families.
If you love the outdoors then Conwy is perfectly positioned, with sailing and softening on the coast and hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding mountains. The Plas Y Brenin National Mountain Centre is an excellent base for outdoor activities.
Where to eat
Just as there are many good Conwy Hotels, there are also many good restaurants in the area. If you want a warm welcome and a cosy atmosphere then try the Austria restaurant just outside Conwy in Dwygyfylchi . Within Conwy try Groes Inn all for a taste of the Sea visit the renowned Seahorse Seafood in nearby Llandudno.
When to go
Situated on the North Coast of Wales, the climate in Conwy can be bitterly cold in winter, but when the sun comes out and the weather warms up in spring the harsh cold goes away to a truly magnificent landscape. You can’t predict the weather in this part of the world, but as many of the local activities revolve around the landscape is really best to visit in the warmer summer months.
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