Conwy lies close by between Llandudno & Bangor, the West Coast train line passing through both towns. It is home to a 13th-century castle built by Edward I, 14th-century timber & stone Aberconwy House (NT), Plas Mawr & what is reputed as the smallest house in Britain. For art lovers is the Royal Cambrian Academy (which has an annual summer exhibition). As well as being the major shopping town for the area, Llandudno also has the Venue Cymru theatre which has a range of touring productions. The town has 2 beaches & views from the top of Great Orme, jutting out into the Irish Sea, which can be explored by tram, cable car or on foot. Nearby is the Isle of Anglesey with its 125mls of coastline & rocky coves. There are plenty of walking routes to explore, including The Cambrian Way which begins in Conwy, & goes 274mls to Cardiff, passing through Carneddau, Glyders, Snowdon Massif, Cadair Idris & the Brecon Beacons. Horse riding nearby. Ideal for golf. Station 100yds. Shops & pub 1/2 mile.