The small village of Rowen, Wales, is situated in Snowdonia National Park. More than six million guests visit the park due to the terrific scenery, authentic wildlife, and the numerous outdoor activities. Downhill biking, walking, cycling, and partaking in water sports are all very popular with the tourists. In and around the town, travelers can visit Conway Water Gardens and the traditional Ty Gwin Hotel for some food and drinks. Conwy Town is nearby and offers several attractions for tourists who are interested in art and the cultural heritage.
There are several options to stay in Rowen. Visitors can chose among several budget options -- guesthouses, campsite, hotels, holiday apartments, and hostels in Rowen, Wales. Do not forget that Snowdonia National Park is very popular, so booking in advance -- especially for your Rowen, Wales hostel -- is highly recommendable, as in summer and at the weekends especially many tourists want to visit the area. Your Rowen, Wales hostel will place you a bit far (roughly a kilometre away) from the village centre.
Nature and animal lovers should check out the Conwy Water Gardens and Dutch Pancake House. The tranquil atmosphere is relaxing; the aquatic centre has more than eighty tanks with fish, and several animals such as ducks and capybaras can be observed. Most tourists come to the area for the picturesque national park. There are numerous walks for every age group and every demand. Mountain walks are available too. There are six paths up to Snowdon, an almost-one-thousand-one-hundred-meter high mountain, where hikers have great panoramic view from the summit. Do not forget that it is only sixteen kilometres from the top of Snowdown to the coast, where over thirty-five beaches wait for tourists.
Culture lovers should check out Conwy Town -- getting there is easy, as it is only eight kilometres from Rowen and there are also bus services operating. In the town, the most interesting sight is the Conwy Castle and Town Walls. Originally, it was constructed in the thirteenth century by the English monarch Edward. The complex made of Limestone and Sandstone is classed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of European military architecture in the High Middle Ages.
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