Llandudno is considered the premier resort in North Wales and it isn’t hard to see why. Blue flag beaches, grand Victorian and Edwardian architecture including the main crescent of impressive looking hotels built between 1850 and 1875. Probably the most unspoilt promenade in the UK which looks especially nice illuminated in the evening. There is lots to see and do including a ride up the Great Orme on the uk’s longest cable car or only cable driven tramway, whilst there you can visit the great orme bronze age copper mines.
For the more adventurous there is a dry ski slope and tobogen run. Llandudno is also very well placed for visiting the rest of the attractions that North Wales has to offer. Snowdonia mountain range is a walkers paradise, or for the less able the Snowdon mountain railway will take you to the top. North Wales is home to some of the finest surviving Medieval castles in Europe and are well worth a visit, Conwy being the closest is just five miles from Llandudno.
Venue Cymru is a large conference, events and theatre venue located in Llandudno. The establishment is widely considered as the premier events venue in North Wales and welcomes a number of excellent productions and fairs throughout the year. It is located just a short walk away from Lauriston Court, towards the other end of the promenade .
Bodafon Farm Park is located just off of the seafront of Llandudno, towards the Little Orme by the fields. The farm park gives visitors an enjoyable experience seeing the many different animals, enjoying tractor rides, educational tours of the farm, the steak house restaurant and children’s playground adventure area.
The Great Orme
Situated at the Northern end of Llandudno, the Great Orme is a large limestone Headland that has been developed into a stunning attraction that welcomes thousands of visitors every year. Aside from the stunning views offered from the Great Orme, there are Copper mines, Cable Cars, the Victorian Tramway, a playground, cafe and much more all waiting for you at the top. You can walk, drive or take the tramway up.
The Great Orme Tramway
The Great Orme Tramway is the only remaining cable operated street tramway in the United Kingdom and is just one of a few in the world. The tram will take you from the Llandudno Victoria Station at the base of the Great Orme, to the summit in a short and very enjoyable journey. The tramway has been in service since 1902 and welcomes thousands of visitors aboard each year.
Conwy Castle is an ancient stoned fortress that was constructed by the English monarch Edward I, between 1283 and 1289 as one of the key fortresses to contain the Welsh. Nowadays, the town of Conwy is recognised as a fascinating point of interest that sees many tourists explore the Castle, Castle walls and market town. Conwy is just a couple of minutes away by car from Llandudno and is always reccommended to the visitors of North Wales
Welsh Mountain Zoo
The Welsh Mountain Zoo is located in the upper region of Colwyn Bay – just a short drive away from Llandudno. The Zoo is full of many fantastic animals, exhibits and also hosts a number of educational and entertaining events each month. From Mammals, Birds and Reptiles, to Invertebrates, Fish and Amphibians, there is plenty to see and do at the great local attraction. Equipped with a play park, cafe, gift & refreshment shops and easy car parking, this could be a great idea for a day out on your trip.