Beautiful Conwy – Just 10 minutes drive by car from the cottage over the scenic Sychnant Pass your first view of the town is dominated by the magnificent castle and the estuary beyond. Built between 1283 and 1289 by Edward 1st, the picturesque town snuggles comfortable into the shelter of its historic town walls with fabulous views from the quay across the estuary to Deganwy.
The castle, (the most complete in North Wales,) and Thomas Telford's magnificent suspension bridge are a real must do for every intrepid explorer with the medieval Aberconwy House and Elizabethan Plas Mawr in the town full of history and a lesson in how merchant and family life used to be
Being the gateway to the spectacular Snowdonian range, Conwy’s cobbled streets are host to delightful craft shops, fine-dining restaurants and for those who choose self-catering there is the long-established butcher, Edwards, supplying quality meats for picnic or banquet.
A visit to the many shops and galleries in the town a delight to those who appreciate individually hand-crafted goods, with the Royal Cambrian Gallery – (at the back of Plas Mawr,) constantly up-dating its' displays of the regions finest artists. The Royal Academy often host workshops with noted artists for those who wish to put their own memories of an unforgettable holiday on canvas.
Whilst you stay in the area don't forget to visit the picturesque townships of Llanrwst and Betws-Y-Coed tucked into the folds of the Snowdonia range.