At the heart of Medieval Conwy stands Plas Mawr, the "Great Hall", built between 1576 and 1585 for the Welsh merchant, Robert Wynn. This richly decorated building is an architectural gem, possibly the best preserved Elizabethan townhouse in Great Britain. It dominates the town of Conwy with its gatehouse, stepped gables and lookout tower. This "worthy plentiful house" is especially noted for the quality and quantity of its ornamental plasterwork, now fully restored to its original splendour. Plas Mawr's authentic period atmosphere is further enhanced by furnishings, many original to the house, based on an inventory of the contents in 1665.The interior with its elaborately decorated plaster ceilings and fine wooden screens, reflects the wealth and influence of the Tudor gentry in Wales.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the North Shore on the Victorian Promenade, with its band stand, paddling pool, traditional Punch & Judy. View the impressive Victorian frontages. Meander along the Victorian Pier, built in 1858, with its many attractions and shops.
Enjoy the history, nature and views of Great Orme, a limestone headland 2 miles long and 1 mile wide. You can reach the top by foot or car, but why not take the Tram or Cable Car. The Summit Complex offers cafe, amusements and gift shops. There is also the 4000 year old Copper Mines, Pitch & Putt Golf Course, Dry Ski Slope, Kashmiri Goats and the Happy Valley Gardens. Alternatively, drive or walk round the Great Orme on the Marine Drive Scenic Toll Road.
At the end of the Promenade and North Shore is Little Orme, a popular sightseeing and walking site. Home to The North Wales Bird Trust and is a warden patrolled sanctuary for sea birds. There are also Grey Seals here.
Located in a sheltered hollow on the eastern side of Great Orme. The lower slopes consist mainly of informal gardens, with tea pavilion and entertainment centre. At the top of Happy Valley there are stunning views across Llandudno, you will also find the Dry Ski Slope and Cable Car base station here.
Walk around Llandudno and see the Wonderland sculptures. Guides are available to purchase from the Information Centre, or you can purchase the App for your smartphone. A great way to discover the history of this majestic resort.
Home for entertainment, conferencing and events in North Wales. Theatrical entertainments include drama, ballet, opera, ice shows, orchestral concerts, brass and military bands, musical comedy and pantomime.
Beautiful gardens are home to Tigers, Penguins, Sealions, Meerkats, Snow Leopards, and many more. High above Colwyn Bay enjoy the beautiful views.
A National Trust site noted for its botanical collections. Paths throughout the gardens allow visitors to explore expansive lawns, intimate corners, grand ponds, impressive terraces, a steep wooded valley and stream, as well as awe-inspiring plant collections. With its tea rooms, craft shops, and garden centre this is a real experience for the garden lovers out there.