Beautiful Colwyn Bay can be found along the north coast of Wales in Conwy and is a fantastic destination for those looking to soak up incredible scenery and a serene shoreline on a cottage break. The town has a quaint and charming centre with numerous pubs, restaurants and cafes, as well as a great shopping district with both high street chains and independent boutiques. Its coast looks out onto the Irish Sea and the golden sandy beach is fantastic for taking strolls, swimming in the sea or for relaxing underneath the sun during the summer months.
About Colwyn Bay for Cottage Holidays
This part of Wales has plenty to recommend it for a special self-catering holiday. Colwyn Bay is home to many stunning parks and gardens, one of these being Eirias Park which covers a sweeping 50 acres of gorgeous land. There are indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a boating lake, a playground for kids, a brilliant picnic area and bowling greens, all of which are fantastic for sporty types or for a great family day out, and there is even a sports stadium in the grounds which can be used for football or hockey. As if Eirias Park didn’t have enough to offer, it is also home to the Colwyn Leisure Centre which includes a swimming pool with slides and a fitness suite with a hot tub, gym and sauna.
Another great attraction in Colwyn Bay to discover on a day out whilst on a cottage holiday is the Welsh Mountain Zoo which is a zoological garden close to the town centre. It is home to many exciting species of animal, from the Arctic Fox and endangered snow leopards to Chilean flamingos and golden eagles, and there are also farm animals such as chickens, ducks and rabbits for the kids to interact with. Features of the zoo include a Jungle Adventureland which includes a Tarzan Trail for the kids, a Chimpanzee World and a tropical house for reptiles. There are a couple of cafes and restaurants within the zoo as well, to make your trip here complete.
The three mile long golden sandy beach at Colwyn Bay has won awards and there are a couple of dog-friendly sections of the beach, if you plan to take your canine companion with you on holiday to this pretty Welsh town and these areas are marked. The promenade is very picturesque and there are lots of little cafes along the way, as well as cycle paths nearby. Dogs must be kept on leads along the promenade, however Colwyn Bay is perfect for a relaxing and enjoyable break on the north-Wales coastline.
When staying in this area of Wales why not visit the Tourist Information Centre on the promenade where free leaflets and free helpful advice are available. You can also get hints and tips on what this area has to offer from cottage owners, many of whom are experts on things to see and do in their local area.
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