Colwyn Bay, North Wales is a beautiful town to visit any time of year, with plenty of fun things to do and see! From the sandy beaches to the wonderful Welsh Mountain Zoo, there’s always something to do in this seaside resort town. Here are five fun things to do in the Llanddulas/Colwyn Bay area that every tourist should know about! If you aren’t sure where to stay while you are in the area, we have cosy cottages and caravans to rent! That is, unless you are interested in staying with us as a guest in our touring section with your caravan or campervan.
1) Colwyn Bay’s Local Beaches
Why not soak up some sun while you’re out and about? If you’re staying at our fantastic holiday park, or if you just want a trip out, there are plenty of great beaches to visit. What could be better than putting your feet up on a sunny afternoon and watching your children play at one of Colwyn Bay’s gorgeous beaches? The area is well-known for its sandy beach, Bryn Williams Restaurant/ Cafe and promenade. We recommend checking out Rhos-on-Sea Beach, Colwyn Bay Beach or Llanddulas Beach. They’re all located near Colwyn Bay and are perfect for family walks.
2) A Walk in Eirias Park
This huge park near Colwyn Bay is great for an afternoon stroll with your dog. It’s situated on a stretch of green landscape and the beach is easily accessible, with lots of car parking available nearby. There are picnic tables within Eirias Park, from which you can enjoy a view of the ocean, the boating pond and surrounding greenery.
3) Watch a Rugby Match at Parc Eirias Stadium
The North Wales Crusaders rugby team plays games at Parc Eirias Stadium, which is located on Marine Road. This stadium has played host to international matches and even was an official training facility for teams. If you want a fun day out, head to Parc Eirias Stadium and watch rugby live! You can view these online.
4) Trip to the Welsh Mountain Zoo
Opened in 1963, Welsh Mountain Zoo is a family-run zoo located just up the hill from Colwyn Bay proper. The zoo covers many acres of hilly land and displays a massive collection of animals from a variety of species – including Snow Leopards, Red Pandas and Alligators. There are a variety of guided tours on offer that allow visitors to get up close with certain creatures like Lemurs and Penguins. Some tours even take you inside the petting zoo where you can hand-feed animals! If you’re looking for something fun and different to do while visiting North Wales, it’s worth paying a visit. I
5) Bryn Euryn Walk, Colwyn Bay/ Rhos on Sea
For a bit of peace and quiet, head to Bryn Euryn. A nature reserve on a hilltop overlooking Colwyn Bay and Rhos on Sea, it’s a lovely small spot that offers walks down into Rhos-on-Sea for sweeping views of Ireland beyond. From here, you will be treated to fantastic views across Llandudno Bay all the way to Rhyl, Blackpool, and beyond. There are even more ideas on our what-to-do page!
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