The most impressive thing called Conwy is the town itself
High Street Conwy Conwy LL32 8DE
phone: 01492 580167
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.
Conwy Conwy LL32 8AY
phone: 01492 592358
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 cant fault it, from the grandeur of its high towers and curtain walls to its excellent state of preservation.
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.
Cony Valley Maze Dolgarrog Conwy LL32 8JX
phone: 01492 660900
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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.
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.
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.
Minffordd Portmeirion Gwynedd LL48 6ER
phone: 01766 772311
Portmeirion is a fairy tale Italianate village on the coast of Snowdonia with gardens, beaches, shops, restaurants and hotels. Open daily all year.
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.
Photography: Smallest House in Britain, Plas Mawr, Conwy Castle; © Crown copyright (2009) Visit Wales.
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