Holiday House Conwy - Blog

It's not just the stunning beaches, marvellous mountains and adreneline adventure activities that make North Wales such a great holiday destination. Here are a few highlights of other things that are going on in and around Conwy. For further details of events and activities taking please near Castle Reach please visit my Facebook page.

Top 5 restaurants in ConwyThere are a number of things that make Conwy a great place to come on holiday. The majestic castle, the cobbled streets and pretty quayside, quirky independent shops and stunning walks through the National Park. The cherry on the cake for me is all the fantastic places to eat. You could easily spend a week eating out somewhere different every night and still find some hidden gems waiting to be explored next time you visit. Whether you are after contemporary or traditional, fine dining or bustling cafes, Conwy has it all. Here are my top five...


How to have an eggcellent Easter in ConwyIt is nearly time to go and find the Easter bunny in North Wales. Whether you are after a traditional Easter egg hunt, or something a little bit different, here are a few ‘not to be missed’ adventures taking place in and around Conwy this Easter. If you want to treat the little ones (and yourselves!) to something a bit different head to Zip World Dragon Fforest between the 6th and 28th April. It’s just as much about dragons as bunnies here. Soar along the Dragon flyer and spot as much treasure as possible on your way to the top....


Treat yourself to an out of season holiday in ConwyLate spring and early autumn are arguably the best times of year to visit North Wales. The beaches are almost empty, in autumn the sea is at its warmest after the hot summer months and the climate is perfect for hiking. The weather is often good (sometimes better than during the summer holiday months!), and holiday accommodation is much cheaper. I can think of 105 reasons why you should treat yourself to a spring or autumn holiday in Conwy this year. However, I’ve managed to cut this down to my top 5! Here are some of my favourite things...


Christmas holidays wrapped upIn between searching for Santa, and buying those last minute presents, here are some ideas of family friendly things to do if you are in Conwy over the Christmas holidays. 1. On the 21st and 22nd December, get in the festive spirit at the Conwy food and drink festival on the quay - less than a minutes walk from Castle Reach. 2. Conwy RSPB, just down the road from Castle Reach, is open every day except Christmas Day. Take part in one of their Christmas Trail walks and find the missing lyrics of their '12 birds of Christmas' song whilst...


New adventures for North walesI'm often reading articles that claim that 'North Wales is the adventure capital of the UK'. But what does this actually mean? Surely people come to North Wales to walk in the impressive national park, enjoy the miles of stunning coastline, or simply to relax and eat bara brith in one of the many tea rooms? Whilst the close proximity to the sea and mountains is a winning combination for many, it is this unique landscape that makes it an adventure playground for others. And Surf Snowdonia have recently revealed that in 2019 - alongside their...


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