Rhos-on-Sea holiday home

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Beaches and mountains: the very best of North Wales!

Rhos-on-Sea is a beautiful, peaceful, traditional seaside village with its own harbour and long sandy beaches. It is within 2 miles of the A55, making it easily accessible. The village has a long prom along which it is just wonderful to stroll or bike in any season. There is also plenty of local history to explore, as this BBC heritage trail information shows:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/northwest/sites/walks/pages/rhos1.shtml

It is close to Snowdonia (within 40 minutes drive), giving you the opportunity to enjoy the best of what North Wales has to offer: great beaches and beautiful mountains! No visit to North Wales would be complete without a visit to the summit of Snowdon, now home to a spectacular new visitor centre:

www.snowdoniaguide.com

There is lots to do in this area of North Wales, from the obvious seaside and mountain activities, to visits to Rhyl for the aquarium and the great indoor leisure pool, and ‘popping back' into England to experience the fantastic shopping, culture and architecture of Chester. For a big city experience, Manchester and Liverpool are both easily accessible by road or by rail:

www.rhylsuncentre.co.uk

www.visitchester.com

For National Trust garden lovers, Bodnant Garden is an absolute must, particularly in the spring when stunning displays of rhododendrons, camellias, and azaleas make this a truly wonderful experience:

www.bodnantgarden.co.uk

Teenagers will love a visit to Glasfryn Parc where they can do go-karting, quad biking, and archery amonths other things: 

www.glasfryn.co.uk

Nearby Llandudno, only 10 minutes away by car, is a beautiful Victorian seaside resort with many tourist attractions, including a tramway and cable car to the top of the Great Orme:

www.llandudno.com

Colwyn Bay, only 5 minutes drive away, hosts the fantastic Welsh Mountain Zoo, a favourite with the children:

www.welshmountainzoo.org

If you like biking, you can either use the bikes in our shed, or bring your own. There is a fantastic bike path along the coast which stretches some 30 miles, as well as many opportunities for off-road biking:

www.cyclingnorthwales.co.uk

There are sea fishing trip from Rhos-on-Sea harbour, and the village also has a golf club which is open to visitors:

www.rhosgolf.co.uk

Conwy Castle is just stunning, and the walled city lovely for a wonder round

 www.conwy.com