Colwyn Bay from above

Things to do in Colwyn Bay

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Colwyn Bay, located just a 35-minute drive from our Presthaven Beach Resort, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. This charming seaside town offers a delightful mix of natural beauty, historical sites, and exciting activities. 

For visitors staying at Presthaven, there’s an abundance of things to do that will make your trip an unforgettable experience. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, Colwyn Bay has something for everyone. Here are some must-see attractions and activities to include in your itinerary.

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Address: Old Hwy, Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY 

A short drive from Colwyn Bay is the Welsh Mountain Zoo, a fantastic attraction for families and animal lovers. Home to a wide variety of animals, including red pandas, snow leopards, and penguins, the zoo offers an enjoyable day out for visitors of all ages, but it will be a particular hit with the little ones.

Eirias Park

Address: The Dingle, Colwyn Bay LL29 8HF 

For those who love outdoor activities, Eirias Park is a must-visit destination. This expansive park offers a range of facilities, including playgrounds for kids, a skate park, tennis courts, and an athletics stadium. Take a leisurely walk around the boating lake or pack a picnic to enjoy in the tranquil surroundings.

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle
Conwy Castle sits gloriously on the river bank

Address: Rose Hill St, Conwy LL32 8AY 

For history buffs, a visit to Conwy Castle is a must. Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the castle is a short drive from Colwyn Bay and offers an incredible glimpse into medieval architecture and life. Explore the castle's towers and walls and be transported back in time to the era of knights and kings.

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Pwllycrochan Woods

Address: 1 Ael-Y-Bryn Rd, Colwyn Bay LL29 7HD 

Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by a visit to Pwllycrochan Woods. This beautiful hidden gem has yew trees and little flowers in abundance with breathtaking views of the town and sea. It's not too steep or tiring, and is family and dog friendly, so it’s a walk for all fitness levels. Make sure to wear walking boots as it can get quite muddy on the path in wet weather. Otherwise, simply wander along scenic woodland trails, breathe in the fresh air, and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of this natural haven.

Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden

Address: Bodnant Rd, Tal-y-cafn, Colwyn Bay LL28 5RE 

Garden enthusiasts will love Bodnant Garden, a short drive from Colwyn Bay. With its stunning collection of plants, flowers, and landscaped grounds, it's a perfect place to unwind and admire the beauty of nature.

Colwyn Bay Watersports

Address: Porth Eirias, Promenade, Colwyn Bay LL29 8HH 

Get your adrenaline pumping by trying out some water sports at Colwyn Bay Watersports. Whether you're interested in kayaking, paddleboarding, or windsurfing, the centre provides excellent opportunities to experience the thrill of what the sea has to offer.

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