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Local Information

How to Find Us

Conwy Quay, North Wales has superb road and rail links. It is incredibly easy to find. Use the postcode: LL32 8BB to locate the Event Village. 

By Road

Easily accessible from many of the main motorways, the race is located just off junction 18 on the A55 Expressway, and can be reached within a couple of hours if you’re travelling from the North West.   

By Train

The nearest train station can be found in Conwy itself and is less than half a mile away from the start line. London Euston, Birmingham International and Manchester Piccadilly are all served by excellent links to Conwy.

Train Links (all times are approx. and from National Rail):

London Euston - Conwy: 3hr 15*

Birmingham New Street - Conwy: 3hr 00  

Manchester Piccadily - Conwy: 2 hr 05 

Chester - Bangor: 0hr 50

(*this journey requires one change)

Important Travel Information

You will not be able to reach the Storm the Orme time trial via car due to a road closure. You will however be able to reach the course by foot and bicycle. 

Whilst you are driving please be mindful of the increased number of cyclists on the road. 

Car Parking

there are loads of accessible pay and display car parks in the town within a very short distance of the event village.


Our recommended hotel for the Gran Fondo Conwy is the fantastic Four Star Llandudno Bay boutique hotel. Find out more about the hotel here.

Conwy and the surrounding areas have numerous excellent hotels, B&B’s and self-catering options to choose from. Many of which are located on the race route meaning both participating and spectating couldn’t be easier. 

We recommend looking for accomodation in the following locations to make it as easy for you as possible on race day:

Conwy, Llandudno and Colwyn Bay. However there are a plethora of places to choose from in other surrounding areas. 

You can find out more information on the Visit Conwy and Visit Wales websites.  Alternatively, the Conwy Tourist Information Centre should be able to find exactly what you are looking for.

Event partners

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