Watersports in Conwy
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!
Other things to do nearby
Dramatic limestone headland renowned for its wildlife and history. Don't miss the live camera that watches the seabird colonies.
The Smallest House in Great Britain can be found nestled amongst a terrace of houses on Conwy's quayside.
From the front door of all our Snowdonia hostels you will be treated to unrivalled access to some of the UK's finest walking and hiking territory. From YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass: There are three route
Discover a landscape that was sculptured by ice thousands of years ago.
One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the website
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.
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.
The Fairy Glen is a secluded and enchanting gorge carved by the river Conwy.
A wonderful location for horse riding, pony trekking or extended day trail rides with breathtaking views across the Snowdonia Mountains. A variety of routes and options cater for all types of rider
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
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.
A high ropes centre offering thrilling activities from rope courses to gorge walking. Visit the website
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
The Marin Trail is a world famous downhill trail, just 5 minutes ride from the hostel.
Bike hire is available in the village but we can arrange for bikes to be collected and returned at the hostel.
Take the old Roman road from outside the hostel and walk to Tal-y-Fan Mountain, part of Carneddau Range, 2000ft above sea level.