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The county of Conwy, Wales


The picturesque county of Conwy is the most northern county in mainland Wales with Gwynedd and Denbighshire as its neighbours to the west and east respectively. The county town, Conwy, is said to be one of the finest mediaeval walled towns in the whole of Europe.

There is plenty to see and do before you return to one of the excellent hotels in Conwy to rest those aching feet after your historical journey around this popular county.

There is the Conwy Suspension Bridge and the magnificent Conwy Castle, Aberconwy House and Abbey, Plas Mawr, Ty Mawr Wybrnant whilst some of the best hotels include Conwy Castle, a lovely hotel in a fabulous location situated on the site of a Cistercian abbey in the town of Conwy itself. Then there isThe Old Rectory Country House which stands just outside Conwy town overlooking the Conwy estuary to the north and views of Snowdonia to the south. Then there is Bodysgallen Hall and Spa which is a splendid Country House Hotel standing majestically in magnificent grounds near Llandudno and The Sychnant Pass Hotel, a small but enchanting hotel on The Sychnant Pass Road. Other hotels worth noting are The Empire Hotel and St Tudno, both of which can be found in the ever popular Llandudno

Where to stay and things to do in Conwy

Hotels | Bed and Breakfast | Pubs and Inns | Self Catering | Places to Visit | Gardens | Castles | Weddings and Honeymoons | Conferences, Seminars and Corporate Events | Restaurants | Tourist Information Centres | Conwy Towns | Historic Conwy

Selected Conwy hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list

Tan-Y-Foel Country House, Llanrwst
Empire Hotel and Spa, Llandudno
St Tudno Hotel, Llandudno
Tir y Coed Country House Hotel, Rowen
Old Rectory Country House, Conwy
Bodysgallen Hall & Spa
PROPERTY OF THE NATIONAL TRUST
, Llandudno
Sychnant Pass Country House , Conwy
Hafod Country House Hotel, Trefriw
Gwern Borter Manor Holiday Farm, Rowen Conwy
Glyn Isa Country House Bed and Breakfast, Conwy (nr Llandudno)

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Explore Conwy Towns

Aberconway | Abergele | Bangor | BEAUMARIS | Bet-Y-Coed | Betws y Coed | Betws-y-Coed | Betws-Y-Hotel | Betws-Yn-Rhos | Bylchau | Capel Curig | Capel Garmon | Cemaes Bay | Colwyn Bay | Conwy | Conwy (nr Llandudno) | Deganwy | Dwygyfylchi | Gwynedd | Gwytherin | LL16 5ED | Llanberis (nr Caernarfon) | Llanddulas | Llandudno | Llandudno Junction | LLanfairfechan | Llanrwst | Menai Bridge | Nr Betws-y-Coed | Rhos-On-Sea | Rhyl | Rowen | Rowen Conwy | Ruthin | Snowdonia National Park | St Asaph | St George | Trefriw |

Conwy Tourist Information Centres

Colwyn Bay Tourist Information Centre
Imperial Buildings, Station Square
Princes Drive
Conwy
Colwyn Bay
Clwyd
Wales
LL29 8LF
Tel: +44 (0) 1492 530478
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Llandudno Tourist Information Centre
1-2 Chapel Street
Llandudno
Conwy
Wales
LL30 2YU
Tel: +44 (0) 1492 876413
email: click here

North Wales Tourism Tourist Information Centre
77 Conwy Road
Colwyn Bay
Clwyd
Wales
LL29 7LN
Tel: +44 (0) 1492 531731
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Conwy Tourist Information Centre
Cadw Visitor Centre
Castle Entrance
Conwy
Wales
Tel: +44 (0) 1492 592248
email: click here

Famous people born, lived or buried in Conwy

Terry Jones (Feb 1 -
Terry Jones, most famous for his part in The Monty Python comedy series and subsequent feature films - Monty Pyhton and The Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life - was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales. He went to school in Guildford and then to St Edmund Hall College, Oxford University before taking up residence near Dulwich, South east London. He has also appeared in and co written many comedies, he has written columns for the many national newspapers Observer, Telegraph, Guardian, narrated travel programmes, written several books and directed films including The Wind in The Willows and Erik the Viking.

Paula Yates (1960 - 2000)
Paula Yates was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales and most famous for her marriages to Bob Geldof (Boomtown Rats) and then Michael Hutchence (INXS). She first came to fame for posing naked in penthouse magazine and then went on to present The Tube - a popular music programme in the mid 1980's - before presenting The Big Breakfast. Her life was riddled with sadness due to her marriage breakdown to Bob Geldof, the death of Michael Hutchence and her own death from a drugs overdose shortly afterwards.

Timothy Dalton (1946 -
Another son of Colwyn Bay, Timothy Dalton was most famous for his role of James Bond in The Living Daylights after stepping into the retired shoes of Roger Moore. He also played roles in Antony & Cleopatra, The Taming of The Shrew, Remington Steele.

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