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Conwy Town Walls, Conwy

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Visit the medieval world’s answer to sophisticated government defense at Conwy Town Walls. Walk along the walls for less than 1.6 km (1 mi), then tour the full structure and inspect its 12 towers, three gate houses, 480 firing positions, and 12 ancient latrines. The walls date to 1287 and were among the most expensive installations of the time. They served to protect Conway Castle, which they did through several rebellions. Today, they remain completely intact and are among the best preserved in Europe. Work out when and for how long to visit Conwy Town Walls and other Conwy attractions using our handy Conwy vacation generator.
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  • Nice way to see the town. The walkways can be a little slippery and steep so do be careful if you go. The maps can be a little confusing too but you can't really get lost. Also it's free! 
  • 1.3km walk around the town walls. Amazing views and so much history! A must if you visit Conway can stop for afternoon tea in one day of the little cafes afterwards. 
  • wonderful to be able to walk on the town walls - great vistas, including the main castle - a must do on your visit 
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  • You can walk about three quarters of the way around the old walled town of Conwy (with a brief interuption) on the walls. It's definitely worth the walk. You can start either down by the water or over at the castle. Be sure to ascend to the top of the corner tower to get a great view of the town and castle.
  • All part of the Conwy experience, after visiting the castle, the knight shop and the harbour, continue with a walk around the town walls to get back to the car park. Lots of photo opportunities and a lovely distant view of the castle.
  • Take a walk around the town walls to take in the full magic of Conwy, leading from the castle right around to the harbour you will get to enjoy breathtaking views missed from street level. The walls are free and a great escape from the hussle and bussle of the pavements
  • Amazing city walls. They just seem to go on forever!
  • Fantastic view of the castle, city, and surrounding countryside!