Overlooking beauty through the three-arched bridge
Reasons to explore the scenic beauty of Llanrwst
Thinking of a holiday that promises tranquil surroundings, relaxation and the most scrumptious food? Pack your bags and make your way to a serene holiday destination or simply catch a weekend getaway in Llanrwst.
Gleaming through the countryside of North Wales lies the beautiful and the historic city of Llanrwst. Known for its heritage and the splendid architecture, this city is nothing short of a paradise. The three arched-stone bridge that overlooks the river Conwy dates back to the 17th Century. A simple walk can also be a refresher owing to the scenic beauty it oversees.
Llanrwst has a lot to offer to its visitors. Let’s explore some of the interesting places that will make this city worth visiting:
Snowdonia National Park – Featured eminently on the National Geographic, the Snowdonia National Park that boasts of being the largest National park in Wales, is an amalgamation of mountains, valleys, lakes and forests. Of the many attractions, Snowdonia offers adventure activities, underground audio-visual tours, farm tours, mountain railway trips, white water rafting, nature walks and a lot more. Also, the Bala Lake is a paradise for the lovers of sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. One day is just not enough to embrace the magnificence of this place.
Gwydir Mawr Trail – For all the passionate cyclists, the Gwydir Mawr Trail is a fine treat. The 25km Gwydir Mawr Trail is a proper mountain bike trail that encompasses big climbs and descents and an adventurous single track amidst breath-taking scenery. The trail enjoys rocky terrains and open landscapes with suitably exposed ridgelines.
St Grwst Church – A 6th century Welsh Church, St. Grwst has a very interesting history. Here lies the stone coffin of Llywelyn the Great, the undisputed ruler of North Wales. After his death, the body was taken away by the monks of Aberconwy and the coffin was returned to St. Grwst’s. The beautifully carved empty coffin without the lid is in itself a fine piece of art. More of such interesting facts will be known during the visit.
Gwydir Uchaf Chapel – Build in 1673, this stone-built Gwydir chapel is known for its fine painted ceiling that embodies celestial sight of angels, doves, cherubs, symbols of the sun, moon and stars. This serene place is sure to uplift your spirits and strengthen your faith. Access to the chapel is by appointment, the timings are daily 10am – 4pm. Visitors need to contact the Key Keeper by telephone: 01492 641687.
Maenan Abbey Caravan Park – Amidst wonderful nature lies the tranquil Maenan Abbey Caravan Park. The park is located near to the picturesque town of Betws-y-Coed and close to the Snowdonia National Park gateway. Indulge in a peaceful walk while you admire the greenery around.
Llanrwst Market – There’s art, food and a cultured environment in Llanrwst. Explore the local market for a variety of stores that showcase the amazing art works by Welsh artists, wonderful coffee shops and restaurants that offers delectable cuisines.
Llanrwst offers a variety of heritage hotels and restaurants offering a comfortable stay and relishing food. One such charming property is ‘The Eagles Hotel’ which has a rich history set in the 18th century. Located between Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno amidst the lively town square, the hotel is great for family fun and leisure retreats owing to its sterling hospitality and close proximity to Snowdonia and North Wales. Salmon fishing right below the hotel is something you definitely need to explore.
This newly renovated hotel is renowned for its comfortable stay, excellent food, exceptional customer service and friendly atmosphere. All rooms are equipped with standard facilities while the hotel also has conference facilities accommodating from 10 to 150 people. It has an exclusive bar and a riverside bar & restaurant that offers delicious food cooked using the local produce. The pleasant and welcoming ambience of the hotel extends to its two large party venues best suited for meetings, weddings and private parties.
Facilities offered here:
Free Internet access
Basic amenities like iron, hairdryer, tea & coffee maker etc.
Lock-up facility for bicycles
Free on-site parking
Come and experience the magic of Wales at The Eagles Hotel and relax in the stunning Welsh countryside.
For more information, visit www.theeagleshotel.com or Contact 01492 640454