Destination guide

Enjoy holiday lettings in historic surroundings near Conwy

Known to many as Conway, Conwy is a walled market town on the northern coast of Wales. It’s situated on the River Conwy, and is home to around 5,000 people. It’s notable for its wealth of historic attractions. Those looking for a traditional, old-world feel to their travel may find that holiday lettings in Conwy are an ideal solution. Whether you’re looking for a quaint romantic holiday, an educational experience for the kids on a family trip, or just fun entertainment and fine dining will find what they want in this town.

History

Historic sites and attractions near Conwy holiday homes

Conwy is a haven for history buffs, with a wealth of attractions just steps from your holiday homes. St Mary’s is the parish church in Conwy and is built around the remains of the historic Maenan Abbey, parts of which still exist within the east and west walls. The Conwy Suspension Bridge was built in 1826 and spans the entire river. The Aberconwy House, owned by the National Trust, is the last surviving 14th-century merchant’s house in the town. Verde Hall is a Grade II-listed building first built in the 19th century and today is a small shop.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Conwy

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Conwy a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Llandudno Swimming Centre (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Bodafon Farm Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Llandudno Pier (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Llandudno ski slope (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Betws-Y-Coed Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Miner's Track (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Conwy

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Conwy

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Conwy is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Trust's Bodnant Garden (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Llanfairfechan Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Llandudno West Shore Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Llandudno North Shore Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Great Orme (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Colwyn Bay Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Conwy

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 42.6 mi (68.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Conwy Station or Conwy Deganwy Station and explore the city from there.

How to get around

Travel and transport near Conwy holiday rental homes

Getting around Conwy holiday rentals is relatively easy no matter what your preferred means of transport is. You can hire a car, use taxi or rideshare services. There are also local bus and rail services that are reliable and run on a regular schedule. The railway will also allow you to explore the surrounding countryside. The village itself is quite walkable and hiking the various historic locations is always a fun way to see the region. Many also enjoy cycling around the neighbourhood.

Food & drink 

Local dishes and cuisine to try near Conwy holiday lettings

While enjoying your holiday lettings, don’t forget to try some traditional local delicacies and dishes, available in area restaurants and pubs. Cawl is the national dish of Wales and dates to the 11th century. It’s a stew of meat, potatoes and dumplings. Welsh rarebit is a seasoned cheese melted and poured over toast. Bara lawr is made by simmering cold-water seaweed for ten hours and cooking it into a bread with oatmeal. You may also want to try traditional Welsh cakes, small and round spiced cakes with raisins, currants and sultanas, usually topped with butter or sugar.

Essential info

What you should know about Conwy villa rentals

Conwy is a World Heritage Site that draws visitors from all over. There are a wealth of attractions to see here, both indoor and outdoor, with many nearby towns providing all the amenities you could want near villa rentals. As with most towns, it’s quite safe for visitors, so long as a degree of prudence is exercised, such as avoiding walking alone in unfamiliar areas. As a popular travel destination, the population can swell greatly from its full-time 5,000 souls to over 115,000 at any one time, so it can get crowded during the summer high months.

Where to stay around Conwy Town?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 705 holiday lettings near Conwy Town. From 391 Cottages to 241 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Conwy Town is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Conwy Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Conwy Town. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glan Conwy Station: 1,386 holiday lettings
  • Conwy Castle: 1,401 holiday lettings
  • Bodysgallen Hall: 1,365 holiday lettings
  • Conwy Deganwy Station: 1,377 holiday lettings
  • Conwy Station: 1,402 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Conwy Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Conwy Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 391 Cottages in Conwy Town. Our other popular types of Conwy Town holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 241 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 391 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 54 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Conwy Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Conwy Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.