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North West Wales

View towards Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr
View towards Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr

North West Wales contains the counties of Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd. This area includes the mighty fortress of Conwy, the lush Conwy valley, the popular north coastal resorts of Llandudno and Colwyn Bay and the wooded byways of Betws-y-coed - leading down to the impressive mountains of Snowdonia.

With its tall peaks, wild passes, green valleys and wide coastal plains, this area presents the most varied and spectacular scenery in Wales. Included in which is the magnificent Snowdonia National Park, a positive delight for all serious walkers, ramblers and sightseers alike.

Major Town:


Nearest Airport:

Cardiff, Liverpool

Major Roads:

A5, A55, A494, A470

Highest point:

Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) 3,560 ft (1,085 m)


Places to Visit in North West Wales

Towns and Villages in North West Wales

Anglesey: Beaumaris, Holyhead, Llangefni, Menai Bridge.

Conwy: Conwy, Llandudno.

Gwynedd: Bangor, Bala, Barmouth, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Caernarfon, Porthmadog.

Map of North West Wales

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