Conwy Water Gardens

Conwy Water Gardens

Overview

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

What makes it special

  • Aquatic Centre
  • Nature trail
  • Fishing

Hostels nearby

YHA Rowen Exterior

YHA Rowen

Parking
Private rooms available
Self-catering kitchen

Conwy Water Gardens

Rowen, LL32 8TP

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 76604 72712

Lat/Lng: 53.237056, -3.8503375

Contact information

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