World Shore Angling Championships

Getting Here

Closer than you think...

By train

Direct train services run to our popular North Wales coastal destinations from most parts of Britain. Inland the scenic Conwy Valley Line runs from Llandudno through the Snowdonia National Park to Betws-y-Coed and on to Blaenau Ffestiniog with connections for the Ffestiniog Railway.

Useful websites include:

By coach

National Express operates direct services from London, Manchester and Liverpool with connections from most UK towns.

By car

There’s quick, straightforward access from the North West along the M56 and A55.

Motorway links with the Midlands are good too, and the same roads – the M6, M5 and M1 also bring North Wales within easy reach of the South of England.


Exit the A55 at Junction 19 and head north along the A470 towards Llandudno. Continue straight ahead at the first 3 roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout, take 3rd exit along Conway Road and continue for 0.5 miles until you reach another roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and head north-westwards on the B5115 for 0.3 miles. Go straight ahead at the roundabout, you will see Venue Cymru on your left. Shortly after, you will come to another roundabout on the Promenade.

Llandudno Bay Hotel

Take the second exit at the roundabout and head eastwards along the promenade for approximately 0.1 miles and the Llandudno Bay Hotel will be on your right.

Address: Llandudno Bay Hotel, East Parade, The Promenade, Llandudno LL30 1BE

Queens Hotel

Take the first exit at the roundabout on the promenade by Venue Cymru and head westwards along the promenade. After approximately 0.5 miles, the Queens Hotel can be found on your left (shortly after the left hand turn for Clonmel Street.

Address: Queens Hotel, Clonmel Street, The Promenade, Llandudno LL30 2LE

Belmont Hotel

Take the first exit at the roundabout on the promenade by Venue Cymru. Continue north-westwards all the way along the promenade and take a right at the junction and head northwards along North Parade and shortly afterwards you will reach another roundabout. The Belmont Hotel can be found on the opposite side of the roundabout on the corner between Church Walks and North Parade. The Belmont Hotel can be found on the opposite side of the roundabout on the corner between Church Walks and North Parade.

Address: Belmont Hotel, 21 North Parade, Llandudno LL30 2LP

By sea

Irish Ferries and Stena Line operate regular and high-speed services to Holyhead from Dublin

Irish Ferries t: 08717 300 400

Stena Line t: 08447 70 70 70

By air

Transfers from the international gateways of Manchester and Liverpool take about 1½ hrs.

Manchester Airport t: 08712 710 711

Liverpool John Lennon Airport t: 0871 521 8484

Local services

To find out just how easy it is to get around Conwy County Borough by public transport:

Pick up a copy of the bus/train timetable from one of our Tourist Information Centres

View on our website

Call 0800 464 00 00

Or go to the journey planner and timetables website for public transport in Wales.

North Wales Rover is just the ticket if you want to spend the day enjoying the scenery of North Wales or visiting some of our great attractions by public transport, buses and trains. For details of travel zones and prices.

The Snowdon Sherpa takes you by public transport from Betws-y-Coed around Snowdonia and its attractions. Whether you are walking or sightseeing, take the green option and leave your car behind. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery from our buses.

For timetables visit


Explore Wales Pass is just what it says –one ticket that gives you unlimited access 

to all of Wales’s mainline train services and almost every bus service.

t: 03333 211 201

On your bike

The area offers some great opportunities for cycling. What could be better than getting around by bike in stunning scenery? Bring your own bike or hire one when you’re here.