The most impressive thing called Conwy is the town itself

attractions in Conwy town


Welsh Mountain Zoo - National Zoo of Wales


Old Highway Colwyn Bay Conwy LL28 5UY

phone: 01492 532938

Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery, its beautiful gardens are home to this caring conservation zoo. Roam the wooded pathways, relax on the grassy slopes and spend a lovely day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around the world.

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Llechwedd Slate Caverns.


Llechwedd Slate Mines Blaenau Ffestiniog Gwynedd LL41 3NB

phone: 01766 830 306

Llechwedd Slate Caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog is part of a living, working slate mine still being worked to this day by Greaves Welsh Slate - since 1836.

We offer 2 unique underground tours that take you deep underground to explore the world of the Victorian slate miner. The temperature underground is an ambient 54F making the caverns ideal for a family day out - come rain or shine.

Plenty of all year surface facilities to enjoy - shop, cafe, slate workshop (with daily demonstrations) plus the Victorian Village (April-September) with its traditional tavern and old fashioned sweet shop.

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Trefriw Woollen Mills.


Main Road Trefriw Conwy LL27 0NQ

phone: 01492 640462

At Trefriw Woollen Mills traditional Welsh bedspreads, travelling rugs and tweeds are manufactured from the raw wool. Most of the textile machinery is over 50 years old and is powered by electricity generated by a vintage turbine.

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Great Orme Tramway

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Victoria Station, Church Walks, Llandudno Conwy LL30 2NB

phone: 01492 879306

The Great Orme Tramway has been delighting visitors since it opened on July 31st 1902. An engineering marvel of its age, it's still the only cable-hauled tramway still operating on British public roads....

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Conwy Castle

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Conwy Conwy LL32 8AY

phone: 01492 592358

Conwy Castle

Built for Edward I, by Master James of St George, the castle is amongst the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain. In a word, exceptional. You can’t fault it, from the grandeur of its high towers and curtain walls to its excellent state of preservation.

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Valle Crucis Abbey

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Denbighshire LL20 8DD

phone: 01978 860326

Valle Crucis Abbey

Cistercian monks were an austere lot. Solitude ruled absolute. Finding this remote yet magical location must have at least raised a smile or two amongst the serious-minded brethren. Perfect fit for a glorious medieval abbey.

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Plas Mawr

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High Street Conwy Conwy LL32 8DE

phone: 01492 580167

Plas Mawr

The Elizabethan era. A golden age? Think Renaissance and Shakespeare. Think Plas Mawr. An Elizabethan gem worth its weight in gold. The finest town house of its period in Britain.

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Conwy Valley Maze - The Big One.

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Conwy Valley Maze Dolgarrog Conwy LL32 8JX

phone: 01492 660900

The Worlds Largest Garden Maze is now complete at Garden Art. Covering over 2 acres this beats the current record previously held by Longleat's Marquis of Bath. The maze is designed by Giovanni Angelo Jacovelli with assistance from respected Australian artist Bob Haberfield.

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Photography: Smallest House in Britain, Plas Mawr, Conwy Castle; © Crown copyright (2009) Visit Wales.

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