Walking and Rambling in Rowen
Take the old Roman road from outside the hostel and walk to Tal-y-Fan Mountain, part of Carneddau Range, 2000ft above sea level. The mountain overlooks the sea, so your efforts will be rewarded by spectacular views.
What makes it special
- Beautiful scenery
Other things to do nearby
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
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.
There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley.
Conwy Mountain and Snowdonia National Park offers easy to mid-level walking on the doorstep.
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!
One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the website
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.
Dramatic limestone headland renowned for its wildlife and history. Don't miss the live camera that watches the seabird colonies.
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
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
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!
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.
The Marin Trail is a world famous downhill trail, just 5 minutes ride from the hostel.
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.
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.