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Colwyn Bay is a town located in the county of Conwy County borough, in Wales. It is a seaside resort situated on the Northern coast of Wales. Colwyn's main Industry is the tourist trade, and is also a commercial centre with a train station (Colwyn Bay Railway Station) linking to the surrounding countryside towns. Incorporated by eight neighbouring communities within its postal district, Colwyn Bay established its own separate territory in 1844 with small group of homes and farms coming together to form where the community of Old Colwyn lies today. Having expanded and becoming the second largest community and resort centre in the north of Wales, Colwyn bay is the 16th largest in the whole of Wales with a population of 28,992 at the 2001 census. Nicknamed "The Bay", Colwyn Bay is known for it large number of historic sites which is made up of St Trillo and Ednyfed Fychan an so on. Bay of Colwyn Town Council is a statutory body in charge of the communities in the urban area. Colwyn Bay's climate condition is usually maritime with cool summers and mild winters, and often high winds. This climate is well known for its prevalence of Foehn winds which sometimes result into far higher temperatures. It usually holds the Welsh high temperature record for the month of January, March, August, October, November and December.
There are exciting places to visit in Colwyn Bay. The Theatr Colwyn is a popular theatr venue built in 1885, this historic centre is reputedly the oldest working theatre in the entire Wales. Though it's old but still attracting big audiences with a wide entertainments activities. The main attraction of this town is the Welsh Mountain Zoo which is also the National Zoo of Wales. It’s a big zoo with wide range of different species of animal from around the world including snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, chimpanzees and so on. Colwyn Bay is fast becoming the commercial centre of North Wales With over £75 million worth of investment already planted in the area. Its extensive regeneration activities has brought innovation, confidence and investment to the town. Colwyn Bay has plenty to offer whether you are going on a short break or longer vacation. When it comes to comfort and relaxation, Colwyn Bay is blessed with comfortable accommodation, restaurants and shopping malls to serve your needs. A wide range of accommodation can be acquired in the area to suite your taste and budget. The town's Stadium is home to wide range of sports events which includes; the Rally GB, rugby, football and concerts by famous musicians from different countries of the world.
Access to Colwyn Bay by road is via the A55, which runs alongside the railway line. Colwyn Bay has many places of interest, including beautiful Gardens and Parks. The National Eisteddfod has taken place on three occassions in the town, 1995 being the most recent. There are three secondary schools in Colwyn Bay, Ysgol Bryn Elian, Eirias High School and Rydal Penrhos, which is a private school.