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Conwy
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Conwy

Latitude: 53 17'N
Longitude: 03 50'W
Country: Wales

Ownership: Conwy County Borough Council
Type: Municipal
Usage: Leisure, Fishing
Address: Harbour Office, Conwy Quay, Conwy. LL32 8BB
Telephone no: 01492 596253
E-mail: harbwr.conwy.harbour@conwy.gov.uk
Website: www.conwy.gov.uk/section.asp?cat=1130


About Conwy

In earlier years Conwy's Harbour was a busy port, which shipped slate brought by rail from Blaenau Ffestiniog around the world. The fishing fleet was a major contributor to Conwy's economy, so Conwy Harbour was a thriving place. Mussel gathering in the Conwy River Estuary was the largest industry in the town and brought extra rewards when pearls were found. One large and beautiful specimen which adorns the crown jewels, was found in the Conwy Estuary during the reign of Charles II.

The Harbour today is busy with yachts, pleasure cruisers and home to the Tall Ships Haven.


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