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things to do in Aberconwy

Find your favourite things to do in North Wales.

Becoming an owner at Aberconwy Resort & Spa means you can discover the North Wales coastline’s hidden secrets, time and time again with lots of local attractions in North Wales.

Whether you’re exploring castles, looking for walking trails or searching for the perfect picnic place, there are so many places to see and things to do in Aberconwy.

You’ll find plenty of local attractions in North Wales waiting for you, from underground caverns and tiny houses, to in-land surfing and so much more.

some of our favourite things to do in North Wales

Beaumaris Castle

This castle was to be King Edward I’s crowning glory, after the building of Conwy, Caernarfon, and Harlech Castles. However, Beaumaris Castle was never finished! In 1320, King Edward hit financial hardship and was having a spot of trouble in Scotland which took him away from the castles.

Although it was never completed, the castle is still a masterpiece of symmetry – it also has four rings of defence, including 300 arrow loops, and a water-filled moat!

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The Smallest House in Great Britain

Measuring just 72 inches across and 122 inches high, the tiny house is a popular attraction in Conwy! There’s a bedroom and living area, with basic cooking facilities – all inside this tiny red building.

It was originally a ‘fill in house’ in-between cottages, and was home to a number of couples, before the last resident in 1900, a fisherman named Mr Robert Jones. You can go into the house for yourself, and – if not exactly ‘walk’ – still take a look around, imagining what it would have been like to live in the smallest house in Great Britain!

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Zip World

There are three sites to visit and find adventure with Zip World, North Wales. The Zip Forest holds tree-top fun, including the sky ride, the forest coaster, the terrifying Plummet 2, and the Tree-Hoppers experience! Penrhyn Quarry is home to the fastest zip wire in the world, Velocity 2, where you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of the old quarry.

It’s also home to the brand new quarry karts attractions, for all ages to enjoy! Visit the Slate Caverns for the fantastically unique Bounce Below attraction, where you’ll walk, climb and jump on nets in the underground caverns while suspended over vast drops. A true thrill-seeker’s dream!

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Conwy Castle

A beautiful and well-preserved medieval castle in North Wales is waiting to be explored. Built by King Edward I as part of his ‘iron circle’ of castles, he also created the walled town of Conwy in 1283, and these walls still stand and can be walked on today!

The stunning towers now have restored spiral stairs, so you can do a full battlement circuit of Conwy Castle, just like the soldiers would have done back in the 1200s.

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Adventure Parc Snowdonia

Adventure Parc Snowdonia is home to a specially designed in-land lagoon, as well as indoor and outdoor adventure activities. Visitors can enjoy free surf sessions or book tailored surfing lessons, explore indoor caves, dive feet-first down 90-degree slides, get windswept on zip-wires, or test their speed and agility on the ninja assault courses.

There’s something for every kind of adventurer here!

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things to do near Snowdonia

With so many local attractions in North Wales, every time you stay in your own holiday home, you’ll have another corner to explore.

We really do have something for everyone is this magical region, create new adventures with your loved ones and visit your favourite things to do in North Wales time and again.

Here at Aberconwy, we think we’re best caravan park near Snowdonia, as we are right in the middle of Snowdonia Mountain Range, so you can walk the famous mountains (or take the train to the top) whenever you choose. There are endless things to do near Snowdonia, are you ready to start your journey?

buy a holiday home with Darwin Escapes

We have a huge range of holiday homes for sale in Conwy, including new and used static caravans and brand new and pre-loved holiday lodges.

We have 2- and 3-bedroom holiday homes available, with fitted kitchens, spacious bedrooms, and open-plan living areas. Some plots even have panoramic views across the beach. Or maybe you’d like your lodge to have a stunning mountain backdrop? We have that too.

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful corner of North Wales to escape to or you’re searching for that ideal family gathering destination, our range of static caravans and holiday lodges for sale here at Aberconwy could be just for you. We offer flexible finance options, so owning your dream holiday home by the beach is easier than you might think.

Want to know more? Read our buyers’ guide and find out everything you need to know about buying a holiday home with us.

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