Tan Y Bryn Farm Camping and Caravanning Club site at Bryn Pydew, Llandudno,Conwy.


 Tan y Bryn Farm Campsite is a Small site for 5 Caravans and Motorhomes plus a camping field next to the hardstanding area.  There are numerous places to visit and see, both in the local area and North Wales in general. 

In the nearby village of Glanwydden (short walk and Taxi back up the Hill) is the Queens Head Pub and restaurant which has won National awards, including AA Pub of the Year, for the quality of it's food. Excellent Beer and lovely, friendly atmosphere. A main course isn't cheap but the food is exceptional :  http://www.queensheadglanwydden.co.uk/

Within about 0.9 miles of the site are 2 ancient woodland walks, a walk to the local Folly, a small Nature Reserve and a childrens Play Park.

Just outside Brtyn Pydew Village can be found the Obelisk, while this local Folly is not much in itself the view from the base of it is stunning. It is is an area of Special Scientific Interest because of the Wild Orchids that flourish there so you need to watch where you tread and keep to the 'Path way'. Dogs need to be kept on a Lead for obvious reasons. Lovely views over Conwy town and the amazing Conwy Castle.

Click on the highlighted Red text for more on the views from the Obelisk and another great walk in Marl Hall Woods :  


North Wales has become known as the adventure playground of the UK. Local attractions include an All Weather Ski Slope, Cable cars, Tram Ride up the Great Orme which is a treasure in itself having the oldest Bronze Age Copper Mines in the UK. Llandduno has Speed Boat Rides, The Cresta Run, Pier, Bodafon Farm (hosts several big events each year), Bodnant Gardens. About 30 minutes away is Surf Snowdonia a huge Inland Surf/Water park (watch the video on the website it is astonishing but takes a little while to load), Zip World the longest Zip Wire in the UK, Rock Climbing and one of the biggest adventures of all : Snowdon. 

For Snowdon the best start point is probably Llanberis which has numerous attractions in it's own right, like Electric Mountain : fabulous bus tour of a Hydro Electric Powerstation deep inside the Mountain. As the publicity says, it really is like a Film Set from a James Bond movie. There is a Slate Museum, Lakeside Railway, ruined Castle, and the Snowden Moutain Railway start point.


Over towards Caernarfon is the Welsh Highland Steam railway, Caernarfon itself with it's magnificent Castle and Harbour, the Airport and Museum.

Nearby can be found the spectactular Penrhyn Castle which was built in the late 1800's as a huge luxury House. Now N.T. owned it has a surprisingly decent industrial Steam Engine museum. 


Our area is becoming the destination of choice for all ages. 


Llandudno with the Great Orme in the background :


 

Nearby Beaches

Penrhyn Bay Beach
Near Llandudno - a shingle composition. Famous as one of the best Sea Bass fishing beaches in the UK -  1.5 miles away.


Angel Bay Beach, Little Orme
Small Cove where Seals can often be seen - 1.6 miles away along from Penrhyn Bay beach underneath the Little Orme.


Cayley Promenade Beach
Rhos on Sea - a sandy and shingle composition next to a picturesque Harbour -  1.9 miles away. This beach runs into  Colwyn Bay Beach, plus long walks along the new promenade that has its roots in the Victorian era. 


Marine Road Beach
Near Colwyn Bay - a sandy beach leading up to the Colwyn Bay Watersports Centre.  http://colwynbaywatersports.co.uk/ 


LlaNduno West Shore

Llandudno - a sandy composition, child friendly with big Play Area. Fantastic place from which to watch the Sun set in Summer.  2.2 miles away.



Llandudno Tramway with the Victorian town of Llandudno in the background :




Llandudno has a lot to offer : The Great Orme, Bronze Age Copper Mines, Sky Ride Cable Cars, Tram Railway to the top of the Great Orme, Ski Slope (all weather), Cresta Run, Pier, Theatre, etc.



There is much more on Llandudno and the surrounding area here : http://www.visitllandudno.org.uk/    


Not far away is the beuatiful town of Conwy with it's lovely harbour. 

The Conwy Marina a few miles along the coast is also worth a visit, if only to go into the Mulberry pub, named after the famous Mulberry Harbours essential to success during the WW2 landings in Normandy. 

Conwy played a big role in the development of the Mulberry harbour, at one point over 1,000 local people and contracters were involved. The floating Mulberry Harbours were used to construct two harbours the size of Dover, yet assembled in days!!  See :  http://www.combinedops.com/Mulberry%20Harbours.htm


Conwy Castle whose walls encircle the Old town.


More on Conwy here : http://www.conwy.com/


Bodnant Garden and it's World famous Laburnum Arch which is a must at the end of May/early June :



Also within easy reach are Llanwrst, Betws Y Coed, Swallow Falls, Llanberis, Snowdonia, etc.   :    http://www.betws-y-coed.com/



Out near Llanwrst can be found 14th century Gwydir Castle. Home to the Wynn family and the most important Powerhouse in Wales during the Stuart period and 'featured' in the TV series, "The Stuarts : A Bloody rein"

Kings stayed here and you can stay in the 'Kings Room for £105 a night for 2 people inc. breakfast.


Near to the castle can be found the amazing Chapel :


Both are so well worth a visit, as is the lovely village of Llanwrst. 

You need to give notice to get the Chapel key, see HERE for more details. On Tip Adviser someone has also posted - " And behind the church, hidden very close by, is a wonderful and atmospheric Tudor viewing point with a spiral maze to the top. It's a must see".

I have not been to maze but it sounds good.


The Cafe across the Bridge (on the Castle side) from the village is also a magical place :

 




The new big tourist attractions of the "Fastest Zip Wire in the UK" and Surf Snowdonia are also within easy reach.

 The biggest Inland Surf Centre in the UK, in Snowdonia : 




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