One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls.
9.30am to 5.00pm daily
Adult – £7.95
Other things to do nearby
The oldest dated town house in Wales. The furnished rooms reflect daily life from different periods in its history. Visit the National Trust website
Conwy is full of history and exploring the town's narrow lanes, castle walls and valley by bike is a great alternative to just walking!
The Smallest House in Great Britain can be found nestled amongst a terrace of houses on Conwy's quayside.
Conwy Mountain and Snowdonia National Park offers easy to mid-level walking on the doorstep.
Exactly what your mountain bike was designed for, ascending and descending Conwy Mountain with views over Conwy Bay - an exhilarating way to explore the area.
1.1 miles Visit the aquarium, reptile house and otters, fish on the lake, explore the woodlands and tuck in at the Dutch pancake house. Visit the website
There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley. From here there are stunning views across to northern Snowdonia.
Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve This reserve is delightful all year. There are events to suit everyone from keen birdwatchers to beginners or young families. Visit the website
Dramatic limestone headland renowned for its wildlife and history. Don't miss the live camera that watches the seabird colonies.
Take the old Roman road from outside the hostel and walk to Tal-y-Fan Mountain, part of Carneddau Range, 2000ft above sea level.
Hire a jet ski in Colwyn Bay or take to the water at Llandudno sailing club. Conwy estuary is great for sea kayaking and sea canoeing. Learn how to kite surf nearby or even charter a boat!
Popular with confident mountain bikers from all over the world, there's excellent mountain biking in the area, especially on the Marin Trail - but this is only suitable for serious mountain bikers as
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.
Swallow Falls Waterfall is the highest continuous waterfall in Wales. The falls are set on the River Llugwy in the beautiful Gwydir Forest. Visit the website.
We have several forestry routes leading from the hostel grounds to go off and explore on foot - just ask at reception! Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society: The Qu
The Marin Trail is a world famous downhill trail, just 5 minutes ride from the hostel.