Your Guide To Summer Events Along The Conwy Valley And North West Wales Coast Line
The start of the summer holidays is finally here and how wonderful it is to see so many events popping up once again. We’ve put together a list of events which are accessible from the Conwy Valley and North West Wales Coast Line. So leave the car at home, don’t worry about where to park and enjoy a scenic train journey to your destination. And remember if you are visiting one of Cadw’s historical landmarks make the most of the 2-for-1 offer when travelling by train. You can find out more about this promotion here.
Big Wild Summer at RSPB Conwy
📍 RSPB Conwy
🗓 3rd July to 31st August
⏰ 10am to 3pm
“Pick up the ‘Big Wild Summer’ activity pack from the welcome hub, complete with quiz trail, nature activity booklet, recipe card, character mask, pencil, and certificate!” More information here. Take advantage of their free drink offer with a valid rail ticket for arrival at Llandudno Junction in the Waterside Coffee Shop on the day of travel.
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Conwy Classical Music Festival
📍St Mary’s Church, Conwy
🗓 23rd July to 30th July
⏰ 12:30pm to 2pm and 7pm to 9:30pm
“A week-long celebration of live music from all periods performed by top-class professional musicians. Solo vocal and instrumental recitals, chamber and orchestral concerts, an opera gala and a male voice choir concert will all feature.” For more information click here.
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Friday Frolics and Fun
📍 Conwy Castle
🗓 Every Friday from 29th July to 26th August
⏰ 10am to 4pm
“Let the town jester entertain you with his comic fun, and listen to the storyteller tell tales about times long gone by. Children can have a go at archery or, if you fancy a bit of magic, why not try your hand at the wand workshop!” Find out more here. Don’t forget the 2-for-1 offer when travelling by train.
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Menai Food Festival
📍 Recreation Field and surrounding areas in Menai Bridge
🗓 6th to 7th August
⏰ 9:30am to 6pm
Take the train to Bangor Railway Station and hop aboard the Arriva Bus services to Menai Bridge. The bus stop is just outside the station. “Food and drink producers, craft stalls and street food stands! There will be fantastic live music performed on stage throughout the weekend and a mini funfair on site to keep little ones entertained!” For more information visit their website.
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📍Llandudno Museum and Gallery
🗓 3rd and 17th August
“Walk with Graham and discover the fascinating flora around us. Do some pavement botany and find out some of the curious names of these little plants. The walk lasts 1½ hrs at a gentle pace. A fun walk for nature lovers! Please dress appropriately. Book via website, call 01492 701490 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org”
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📍 Plas Mawr, Conwy
🗓 13th August
⏰ 11am to 4pm
Plas Mawr comes alive with the sound of music. “Step back in time and listen to the tunes of the Renaissance, as our musician plays the lute, and talks about the history of the lute and other instruments.” For more information visit the Cadw website. Don’t forget the 2-for-1 offer when travelling by train.
Train times are available on the Transport for Wales website.
If you know of any other events which are accessible from the Conwy Valley and North West Wales Coast please get in touch, we’d love to feature them.