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Visit Llandudno and Outlying Areas: Trefriw

Trefriw is the picturesque spa village. The health giving properties of Trefriw's iron rich water was first discovered by the Romans. Today they are used internationally as a medicinal tonic and Trefriw Wells Spa became a popular visitor attraction. The hills above Trefriw are the setting for three of Snowdonia's most magnificent lakes - Llyn Crafnant, Llyn Geirionydd and Llyn Cowlyd.

Trefriw is also a centre for the woollen industry and the thriving mill, situated on the banks of the Crafnant River, processes wool from the fleece into tweeds and bedspreads sold at the mill shop. Manufacturers of Welsh double weave / tapestry, bedspreads / carthenni and tweeds. The mill carries out all the processes from raw wool to bedcovers (blending, carding, spinning, doubling, dyeing, warping and weaving), using their own electricity generated by water turbines. Weaving and the hydro-electric turbines can be viewed, and there is a large mill shop and a tearoom.

It is believed that Trefriw Wells Spa was first discovered by Romans from the XX Roman legion stationed at Canovium, about 3 miles north of Trefriw. At the end of 19th century a Victorian bath and pump house was built and for the first time the water was sold to the public. You can experience the ancient cavern and sample the water direct from the rock, see the cyclopean bath house and discover many interesting items unique to Trefriw Wells Spa. There is also a tearoom and Spa Beauty shop.

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