In the northern part of the country of Wales, dominated by the Conwy River which flows from the coastline right down to Snowdonia, is the beautiful area known as the Conwy Valley. A Conwy Valley holiday is the ideal choice for those travellers who are looking for an active outdoor trip as there are plenty of great towns, villages and countryside just waiting to be explored. A Conwy Valley holiday rental house will act as a perfect base to retire to after a hard day’s sightseeing and activity, coming equipped with all the facilities you need to ensure that your time in the area is as enjoyable as possible.
A Conwy valley holiday is certainly one way to keep yourself busy if you like the Great Outdoors. The area has plenty of activities to enjoy including the likes of hiking, mountain biking, small game hunting, white-water rafting, mountaineering, jet skiing, caving, pier fishing, horse riding, bird watching, skiing and water tubing.
As well as plenty of great activities to enjoy a Conwy Valley holiday has also plenty of great places to visit. One of the best places to visit during your stay is the small village of Capel Curig which has some great attractions. As well as the remains of a Roman fort at the south-east end of the village, Capel Curig is also home to the Ugly House. The Ugly House is a small 15th century cottage which legend suggests was built by two outlaw brothers in the space of a night. At that time, if someone built a house between sunset and sunrise (complete with walls, a roof and a chimney) the builder could claim the freehold on the property.
Travellers who are looking to book a fantastic Conwy Valley holiday rental house can expect to experience a typical Maritime climate with relatively warm summers and cold winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Conwy Valley holiday are generally July and August when the temperature during the daytime can reach as high as 18 degrees Celsius. The coldest months to visit are January and February when the daytime temperature can be as little as 3 degrees Celsius. The area tends to be wet all through the year with a whopping 78 inches falling throughout the 12 months.
Beginning a wonderful Conwy Valley holiday is easy as travellers can fly into Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) which is approximately 40 miles away from the area. Air operators that regularly offer cheap flights from other parts of the UK include BMI, Flybe, easyJet and KLM. Passengers can leave other parts of the UK from major airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Gatwick (LGW), Belfast (BFS), East Midlands (EMA) and Bristol (BRS).