Conwy town with at long and interesting history stands majestic over the River Conwy surrounded by the medieval town walls. Its Castle standing proud and dominant reminding the visitors of the towns past importance. Its a great place to stop awhile, a brilliant choice of location to base your North Wales Holiday from.
Its fascinating history can be seen in the building of the medieval town walls. There are few places that can lay a claim to such a fascinating history as Conwy Town and even fewer can have preserved this history to such effect. A stroll down any of the streets and alleyways is like a tour through time.
Even before arriving in the town the visitor will be thrilled to see the rising turrets of the mighty Conwy Castle for unlike some other historic buildings in other places Conwy Castle does not hide itself behind modern buildings but stands proud and dominant with a commanding presence that has been felt since King Edward had the town built in 1283 and the castle completed in 1287.
The medieval walls of Conwy Town are considered the finest in Britain. Not only are they completely intact but largely unspoiled by later building and still seem as though they are protecting the townspeople. If this World Heritage Site is not enough how about Aberconwy House which is believed to be the oldest town house in Wales dating from the 14th-century it has been carefully restored to reflect the daily life of its residents over time.
In a town blessed with such a richness of historic houses, Plas Mawr a reigns supreme being best surviving town house of the Elizabethan period to be found anywhere in Britain. Whilst we are on the subject of buildings it would be remiss not to mention that on the old quayside you will find the smallest house in the UK.
Although tradition is very important to the businesses of Conwy Town such as the traditional warm welcome and a determination to offer the highest standards there is nothing historic about the service you will receive unless you use Michael Winners epithet for excellent food which will be truly “historic”.
There are a fine range of hotels, bed and breakfast B&B’s, guest house, self catering accommodation to suit all needs and budgets within and close to the town. Details of all this and much more can be found by Clicking HERE