Llanrwst is a historic Welsh market town in the Conwy Valley at the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Located between Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno, this is a town with lots to offer, and perfect as a base to explore the area. A major feature is the narrow 3-arch stone bridge over the River Conwy with the ivy-clad Tu Hwnt i r Bont National Trust tearooms on the western side. The bridge was built in 1636, and reputedly designed by Inigo Jones. The bridge leads to Gwydir Castle, set within a Grade 1 listed, 10-acre garden; built around 1500. Gwydir is a fine example of a Tudor courtyard house, incorporating re-used medieval material from the dissolved Abbey of Maenan.Read more The Llanrwst Almshouses were constructed in 1610 to house poor people of the parish and were restored in 1996 as a museum of local history. One of the most spectacular gardens, Bodnant, is situated to the north of Llanrwst. It features huge Italianate terraces and formal lawns on its upper level, with a wooded valley, stream and wild garden below. The town centre is filled with independent and interesting shops selling local and artisan goods.