Conwy Water Gardens
Visit the aquarium, reptile house and otters, fish on the lake, explore the woodlands and tuck in at the Dutch pancake house.
What makes it special
- Aquatic Centre
- Nature trail
Other things to do nearby
Take the old Roman road from outside the hostel and walk to Tal-y-Fan Mountain, part of Carneddau Range, 2000ft above sea level.
There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley.
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.
One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the 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!
Conwy Mountain and Snowdonia National Park offers easy to mid-level walking on the doorstep.
The oldest dated town house in Wales. The furnished rooms reflect daily life from different periods in its history. Visit the National Trust website
The Smallest House in Great Britain can be found nestled amongst a terrace of houses on Conwy's quayside.
Conwy RSPB Nature 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.
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
The Marin Trail is a world famous downhill trail, just 5 minutes ride from the hostel.
In a stunning woodland setting nestled in the North Wales Conwy Valley, close to the iconic Snowdonia village of Betws y Coed, a host of forest adventures and foodie delights await.
A unique range of very special adventures. Experience the world's fastest Ziplines, or a tour of the quarry.. See the Zip World website for full details of all the adventures.
Llyn Ogwen is very popular with fishermen. You might even catch a Gwyniad, a sub-species of European white fish, trapped in the lake after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago.