Conwy Memories

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I love this town so much as I spent my childhood here and they were very happy times. We had to move away for work reasons but I would move back tomorrow if I could. I visit every year for my trip down memory lane and it's a great relief that Conwy hasn't changed too much. What can I say about the Castle, Plas Mawr, Marine Walk, (...Read full memory)

I have visited Conwy each year for the last several years.On my last visit I parked my car in a small car park at Penmaenmawr and walked to Conwy,I took some photographs of Conwy castle in the distance, from the photo you are able to see the medieval town walls that you are able to walk as it's an open (...Read full memory)

My maternal grandparents ran Hooson's Cafe on Bangor Road, Conwy, very close to the city walls. My brother and I were put in boarding school near them - at Llandudno and Penmaenmawr - whilst our parents were overseas, so we could be near them for school holidays. Because they were busy through the day with the cafe (and (...Read full memory)

I think the motor yacht in the centre of this photo [outer row, single mast with 3 visible portholes on the starboard side] is the White Aster II which belonged to my grandfather Walter Robinson Handforth. The same vessel appears in the Marine drive photo taken in "c.1955". White Aster was sold by my family in 1954. Chris Handforth

For several years in the early 60's our family spent our summer holidays at the caravan park just outside the town of Conwy.  I have very happy memories of visiting the castle and the lovely town.  Often in the late afternoon we would walk to town via the Harbour Walk and spend a lovely evening by the harbour quay where I (...Read full memory)