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Directions to get to the Conwy Ascent

Map of Wales The Conwy Ascent is a canoeing and kayaking event on the Conwy estuary, North Wales.
It starts in the Deganwy Narrows (OS map ref SH775790) and finishes at Dolgarrog Bridge (OS map ref SH780668) approximately 15km away.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION OF START AND FINISH
The start and finish are both on the WEST side of the Afon Conwy.


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The start is from the Beacons Car Park, Conwy Morfa, which is at the end of Beacons Way and can be reached from the A55 expressway junction 17 immediately to the west of the Conwy tunnel. At the top of the slip road follow the brown direction signs to Conwy Marina, and when you reach the marina village follow the Conwy Ascent canoe race signs to the start car park.
If approaching from Conwy town, take the A547 Bangor road out of the one way system within the town walls, and about 1 mile out of the town you get to the A55 junction. Go straight over the bridge at the A55 and follow the road round to the right to the marina village, then follow the Conwy Ascent canoe race signs to the start car park.

For those of you with SatNav enter postcode LL32 8ER and Conwy (Caernarfonshire) Golf Club which is on Beacons Way.

The car park at the finish is on Clark Street at the Dolgarrog aluminium works at the north end of the village of Dolgarrog. This can be reached by taking the B5106 out of Conwy at the mini roundabout by the castle. It is signposted to Trefriw. The aluminium works has been demolished and the site is on the left as you enter the village and is very obvious. Opposite the row of shops, there is a road to the car park which is through the steel gates.

NB With Surf Snowdonia up and running we may not have use of the car park we have used previously so might need to park on the road. Please do not park outside the shops as they need parking space for their customers.
Keep an eye on the latest information page for further details.

For those of you with SatNav enter postcode LL32 8JU and Dolgarrog Post Office which is opposite Clark Street.


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