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Countryside and Coast

The Great Orme from the air
The Great Orme from the air

The countryside and coast have something for everyone - walks, sailing and water sports, cycle routes, picnic areas, and an expansive range of natural beauty and wildlife just waiting to be explored.

Conwy County Borough is an area of outstanding landscapes ranging from wide sandy beaches and coastal headlands to sheltered valleys, open moors and rugged mountains containing rivers, lakes and forests.

Over a third of the County Borough is within the Snowdonia National Park.


 

 


Pages in this section

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Green Links 06/03/2014

Green Links is a 12 month project working to promote walking, cycling and environmental attractions along the coastal route between Llandudno (West Shore) and Prestatyn (Gronant Dunes).


Penmaenmawr beach
Protecting the Coastline 27/10/2010

Information in this section includes; Coastal Defence, Maritime Spillages and Environment Response Team.


Penmaenmawr Upland Walk Leaflet
Conwy Countryside and Rights of Way Service 01/11/2006

Our Countryside Service promotes the conservation, understanding and enjoyment of our natural environment. We organise conservation and recreational events, manage countryside sites and nature reserves, and develop projects and strategies with partner organisations to help enhance our countryside.


Kinmel dunes
Countryside Sites Managed by the Council 01/11/2006

Woodlands, sand dunes, limestone grassland and heathland are just some of the habitats managed by the Conwy Countryside Service for their wildlife, as well as for your enjoyment.


Llanfairfechan guided walk
Countryside Walks 01/11/2006

There are many opportunities for walking in Conwy's beautiful and varied countryside, and the information on these pages describes those provided by Conwy's Countryside Service.


Coeden
Forestry Commission Wales 01/11/2006

The Forestry Commission Wales acts as steward for 38% of all Welsh woodlands, and supports woodland based activities and education as well as working with industry and local groups


volunteers clearing a pond
Get Involved with Conwy's Countryside Service 01/11/2006

Volunteer as a countryside warden, take part in biodiversity work, or just come along to one of our events.


Conwy Harbour
Harbour and Seaboard 01/11/2006

Responsibilities of this section cover the management, supervision and control of all leisure and tourist use of the beaches, promenades and foreshore along the entire coastline of the County, including both water and shore-based activities.


Brenig Lake
Hiraethog 01/11/2006

Only minutes from the main routes into North Wales, Hiraethog, or "Hills of Great Longing", are a place to relax, have fun and energise!


Parks and Green Spaces 01/11/2006

There are numerous parks, green spaces and play areas throughout the County, which include skate parks and multi-use game areas. We ensure they are safe and attractive to people of all ages.


public footpath
Public Rights of Way and Trails 01/11/2006

Public rights of way are ways over which the public has the right to pass. The council maintains the register of rights of way, and is also responsible for approving changes to public footpaths, bridleways and by-ways.


Conwy town from from RSPB nature reserve
RSPB Reserve in Conwy (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) 01/11/2006

The RSPB reserve is situated in the coastal lagoons and grassland alongside the Conwy estuary with spectacular views of Snowdonia. Waders and wildfowl are the main interest but well over 200 species have been recorded at this exciting reserve.


Llynnau Mymbyr, Capel Curig
Snowdonia National Park 01/11/2006

Snowdonia National Park covers 823 square miles of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside in North Wales. It is an area where people live and work but also where thousands come to relax and enjoy a wide range of leisure activities.


See Also

  • Countryside and Coast 24/09/2010

    The countryside and coast have something for everyone - walks, sailing and water sports, cycle routes, picnic areas, and an expansive range of natural beauty and wildlife just waiting to be explored.

  • Flood Management, Coastal Defence and Oil Spills 01/11/2006

    This section covers issues like flooding, coastal defenses, land drainage and maritime spillages.



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Site last updated: 22/10/2014
 
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Conwy County Borough Council,
Bodlondeb, Conwy,
North Wales, LL32 8DU.
Telephone: 01492 574000
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