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Attractions of North Wales

Conwy

And while you're outdoors, you can bike on four wheels at Glasfryn Parc, trot on four legs at Tal y Foel Riding Centre, or try Wales' first bouncing pillow at the Greenwood Forest Park. ... read more

Walking in North Wales

Conwy

Fresh air. Open spaces. Four walking regions. Hundreds of miles of paths and trails.

No wonder walkers love to visit North Wales. They come here to find themselves (or lose themselves) in our great outdoors. But sometimes you have to walk – just because there’s no ... read more

Swallow Falls Betws-y-Coed

Conwy

SWALLOW FALLS (RHAEADR EWYNNOL) This waterfall on the Afon Llugwy has become a familiar natural celebrity over the past 100 years and has featured on film, postcard and canvas. While its principal viewpoints are situated on the south bank of the Llugwy with the convenience of ample parking along ... read more

Fairy Glen Betws-y-Coed

Conwy

Fairy Glen One of the principal natural attractions of the village, and where Wuhelmina Stitch, "waits and waits, to see the fairy men.
Located only a short distance from Beaver bridge, a combination of rapids and cascades on the Conwy river are chanelled into a narrow ravine presenting ... read more

Golf in North Wales

Conwy

Needless to say, Snowdonia dominates the view from nearly every course in the north west but the area's unrivalled collection of castles also contributes to the spectacular background. There's been a course near Anglesey's Beaumaris Castle for a century and a famous one near the classic turrets of Conwy ... read more

Fishing

Conwy

The locality's claim to angling fame is in having not only good runs of salmon but also excellent runs of sea trout (sewin); this implies that if river levels are too low or the weather too bright for successful salmon or sewin fishing during the day, there are, at ... read more

Photographs of Snowdonia

Gwynedd

Few places have the variety of landscapes that you find in Snowdonia. At the centre of the area are the mountains, dominated by the peak of Snowdon itself. There are 15 mountains over 3000 feet high, which may not seem big in world terms, but many of these are ... read more

Maps of Betws-y-Coed

Conwy

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The construction of Betws-y-Coed railway station in 1868, heralding the arrival of the railway line from Llandudno Junction railway station, resulted in a marked population growth. ... read more

Mountain Biking near Betws-y-Coed

Conwy

Whether you are interested in gentle rides to explore the local history and hidden valleys of the region or desire a challenging epic ride, which offers glorious views of Snowdonia, there is something here to suit the needs and desires of everyone. ... read more

Step into the past in North Wales

Gwynedd

Mighty Caernarfon Castle’s sheer scale and commanding presence sets it apart from the rest. Begun by Edward I in 1283 during his conquest of Wales, the castle was constructed not only as a military stronghold but also as a seat of government. ... read more

Gardens of North Wales

Conwy

And if horticulture and holidays are a few of your favourite things, you’ll be pleased to hear we’ve come up with a unique collection of garden breaks. Which include visits to all our best bits. Well, you wouldn’t want to miss anything, would you? ... read more

GETTING INTO THE MOUNTAINS

Gwynedd

Or there's Plas Menai, the National Water Sports Centre by the side of the Menai Straits between Bangor and Caernarfon. Owned by the Sports Council for Wales the purpose-built centre has been running water sports and mountain adventure training for 20 years and offers an comprehensive range of courses. ... read more

Towns and Villages of Snowdonia

Conwy

The remoteness provided a hiding place for the last true prince of Wales, Llewelyn ap Gruffydd in 1277 during his final battle with Edward I and it is from here Owain Glyndwr carried on his valiant struggle against the English in the early 15th century.

The ... read more