principal area in north-east Wales
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Conwy is a county borough in North Wales. Several of Wales' top attractions are concentrated in this small area, including Conwy Castle, the resort of Llandudno, and a large part of Snowdonia National Park. Snowdon itself is usually accessed from Betws-y-Coed here, though the summit lies in Gwynedd.

Towns and villages

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Map of Conwy county borough

Towns

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Map of Conwy (county borough)

Villages

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Other destinations

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Understand

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Get in

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By train

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North Wales Coast Line from Chester, Crewe and Holyhead

By car

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A55 road Chester - Holyhead, also known as the North Wales Expressway (Welsh: Gwibffordd Gogledd Cymru), A5 from Shrewsbury and the A470 from Cardiff.

By bus

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Get around

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By train

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By bus

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Bodnant House and Gardens
  • Conwy castle and the walled town of Conwy as well as the Elizabethan town house Plas Mawr.
  • Bodnant Gardens - these National Trust gardens south of Conwy are often considered among the finest in the UK.
  • Dolwyddelan Castle - in the village of the same name in the south of the county borough, near Betws y Coed.
  • 15th century fortified manor house Gwydir Castle in Llanrwst

Itineraries

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Drink

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Stay safe

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This region travel guide to Conwy is a usable article. It gives a good overview of the region, its sights, and how to get in, as well as links to the main destinations, whose articles are similarly well developed. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.