Welcome to Rowen

Update  August 2016.   Rowen Post Office is open for business in the Memorial Hall on Wednesday mornings from 9am to 11am.  Thanks to Dolgarrog Post Office for providing this service.

Our first Rowen Village Pizza Day on the Playing Field on 14th August was very successful.   Thanks to The Welsh Oven, Rowen.

Car Boot Sale on the Playing Field on Sat 17th September from about 1pm.  Last of the year.  Phone 01492 650518 for details.

Guided walks around Rowen on Wednesday evenings continue  until  7th September.  Meet at the telephone kiosk at 6pm.  1½ to 2-hour walk.   Wear boots or sensible shoes, and bring waterproofs.   Open to all, residents and visitors.  Last week’s walk to Ty’n y Groes attracted 20 people, ten from Rowen and ten holidaymakers.  The next walk is on 31st August, along footpaths to Gorswen National Nature Reserve.  Contact the walks leader Mark Crane for more info, tel: 01492 650762.

Many thanks to everybody who supported Rowen’s Village Gardens Open Day on Sunday 15th May 2016.  We welcomed over 800 people to the 23 open gardens.  We raised £3500 towards improvements to Rowen Memorial Hall, and £1445 towards Seion Chapel, Rowen.  See Gardens pages for information.

Rowen Shop for sale  Groesffordd Ro Stores is for sale at the reduced price of  £180,000.   Plenty of opportunities:  small shop, café serving tasty breakfasts, packed lunches and afternoon teas to walkers, campers and cyclists, locally-grown plant sales, Made in Rowen crafts;  commercial kitchen, producing jams and preserves and cakes for sale to other shops,  living accommodation upstairs.  Any more ideas?   Contact Beresford Adams Estate Agents, Lancaster Square, Conwy.


Rowen in the Conwy Valley is well-known as one of the prettiest villages in north Wales, and a popular starting point for a day in the hills. It’s also a great place to live!

Rowen is in the Snowdonia National Park, close to the coast and sheltered by the mountains. It has a nice climate, some lovely gardens, and plenty of good walks.

Rowen Village Gardens Open Day every two years attracts large crowds of visitors.

Rowen has a very active and welcoming community, and there’s Welsh singing in the Ty Gwyn Hotel every Friday evening. We’re just a short distance from Conwy and Llandudno, with good schools and shops nearby. You’ll love it here!

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Croeso i Rowen

Adnabyddir Rowen fel un o bentrefi harddaf yn Nyffryn Conwy ac yn fan cychwyn poblogaidd i deithiau cerdded ar fryniau a mynyddoedd yr ardal. Mae hefyd yn fan delfrydol i fyw ynddo.

Lleolwyd Rowen yng nghysgod y mynyddoedd oddi mewn i Barc Cenedlaethol Eryri ac o fewn cyrraedd agos i’r arfordir. Mae hinsawdd hyfryd yma, gyda nifer o erddi prydferth a digonedd o lwybrau cerdded gwych.

Pob dwy flynedd, bydd Diwrnod Gerddi Agored Rowen yn denu dros 900 o ymwelwyr i’r gerddi agored. Bydd y Diwrnod Agored nesaf dydd Sul, y 15fed o Fai, 2016.

Mae’r gymuned yn Rowen yn un fywiog a chroesawgar dros ben ac fe glywir canu Cymraeg yn nhafarn Y Tŷ Gwyn pob nos Wener. Mae Rowen yn agos at dref Conwy a Llandudno ac mae dewis da o ysgolion a siopau gerllaw. Byddwch wrth eich bodd yma!

Gobeithio y byddwch yn hoffi’r wefan gymunedol a byddwn yn falch o dderbyn eich sylwadau.

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