Scenic Conwy Valley Tour

‘The Secret View’ of Snowdonia
‘The Secret View’ of Snowdonia
Cultural, Historic and Scenic Photo Friendly Tour Up to 8 Hours Featuring a variety of interesting tour content and attractions

The Conwy Valley area provides a great day of touring with lots of interesting tour content and plenty of scenic locations. Our spectacular tour takes you off the main tourist trail to places that you would never find on your own. During your tour with us we’ll introduce you to the unique Welsh language and its culture. We’ll tour you through rolling country side, through farm and pastures and forests. In some places we tour along single-track roads, taking you off the conventional touring map, to places where the tour buses can’t even reach or go and other tour guides don’t know! The major highlights include visiting the picturesque medieval walled town of Conwy with its commanding 13th century castle. We uncover the local lore and culture of Wales in the popular tourist village of Betws-y-Coed. Enjoy a light lunch stop at a former 15th century court house, set alongside a river with a 600-year-old stone bridge. The tour also takes in a visit to the famous Woollen Mill at Trefriw, where we personally guide you through and around the site. We stop off at one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Wales at Swallow Falls. You’ll get to discover hidden gems of the area, like an ancient Roman Bridge across a small gorge, along with a visit to a 16th century traditional Welsh farmhouse (only open Thursday to Sunday). We’ll also introduce you to our famous ‘secret view of Snowdonia’ (weather permitting) and our scenic hidden lake. Custom Designed Tour Option: Bodnant Gardens: If you like gardens, then the National Trust Bodnant Gardens are rated as one of the best and most beautiful landscaped gardens in Britain. If you desire a visit to the gardens, then we will work with you to accommodate your request and tailor make the touring day to suit.


Enjoy a walk around the medieval town walls of Conwy – which are acclaimed to be the best-preserved medieval town walls in Europe. There’s even time to discover ‘The Smallest House in Great Britain’. *Entrance fee of £2 per person.

Alternatively, you choose to visit the *13th century castle and discover the Smallest House in Great Britain. *The castle has an entrance fee of £10.40 per person.
Celtic Pottery
Hidden in the woods we can visit the workshop of one of the best private Potteries in Wales.
Secret Lake:
We tour along a single-track road taking you off the beaten track. Our route takes us through a forest and past local farms. You’ll get to discover a secluded lake in a hanging valley, which is classed as one of Wales’s most beautiful lakes set in a stunning location of peace and tranquillity.
Trefriw Wollen Mill
We tour you through the mill with the story of Wool from back of the sheep through the process to creating wool as a textile through the weaving techniques.
Riverside town featuring a 600-year-old stone bridge and a former 15th century medieval courthouse situated on the riverbanks.
Secret View
Subject to clear visibility/weather on the day, enjoy a drive on the old drover roads in the hills above the Conwy Valley as we climb to a spectacular ridge set high above the Conwy Valley floor to witness a spectacular panorama of the Snowdonia National Park mountain peaks.
16th Century Farmhouse
Visit a secluded remote valley, touring small country lanes, passing through traditional Welsh Villages, touring through forests where you get to discover yet another great ‘Hidden Gem’ – a 16th century traditional stone-built farmhouse. Here you can witness real Welsh Culture and history at its very best.
Roman ‘Pack Horse’ Bridge
Another of our ‘Hidden Gems’ – the bridge crosses where the old Roman road ran through Snowdonia.
Dolwyddelan Castle
We may have over 600 castle sites in Wales, but this one sits at the heart of the Welsh history in a spectacular location and was the former home to the first recognised Prince of Wales – Llewellyn ‘the Great’ – Prince of Gwynedd.
A picturesque Victorian spa resort town set between two rivers, where we will introduce you to the local culture of Wales. There’s even time to take a short walk through the riverside meadows.
Swallow Falls
One of the most spectacular water falls in Wales. *Entrance fee £2 per person.

Tour Option:

Bodnant Gardens
If you like gardens, then the National Trust Bodnant Gardens are rated as one of the best and most beautiful landscaped gardens in Britain. If you desire a visit to the gardens, then we will work with you to accommodate your request and tailor make the touring day to suit. *Entrance fee of £14.80 per person.

Tour Testimonial and Endorsement

“One of the best tours ever”

John drove my wife and me all over the greater Conwy area, focusing on out-of-the-way, special places that demonstrated the unique beauty of North Wales. John is a professional in all respects, and the tour was simply brilliant.

John grew up nearby, and so has a deep appreciation for all aspects of Wales, and he enjoys sharing his encyclopedic knowledge of Welsh history and culture. Definitely one of the best tours we have ever taken anywhere.
Bill & Mary McDonald from Houston, Texas, USA
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It’s your very own private tour and we can custom design the tour itinerary and arrangements to suit what you want to do and see. Our flexibility allows you to make changes to our itineraries. So take something out and add something more appealing to your desires. Alternatively combine an element of this tour with that of another tour. All you have to do is ask and if it is possible then it will be our pleasure to accommodate your wishes.

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