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On and off since the 13th Century the town has claimed independence, and in 1947 Llanrwst town council made an unsuccessful submission to the United Nations for a seat on the security council, stating that Llanrwst was an independent state within Wales.
The main road serving Llanrwst is the A470, a road that runs north to south between Llandudno and Cardiff. Within Llanrwst there is a small number of parking spaces in Ancaster Square, and a greater number of spaces in the large car park near Glasdir Conference Centre.
Llanrwst lies on the Conwy Valley Rail Line between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Roughly six services a day run on the line, which also passes through the tourist town of Betws-y-Coed. The timetabled length of the train trip between Llandudno Junction and Llanrwst is 22 minutes. Llandudno Junction itself is reachable by regular Arriva Trains Wales services from Manchester, Chester, Warrington and Crewe.
The most frequent public transport option for reaching Llanrwst is the number 19 bus between Llandudno and Betws-y-Coed, operated by Arriva.
The small town of Trefriw and its Woollen Mill is an easy 30 minute walk to the east of the Llanrwst via Gower bridge.