things to do & see in and around Llandudno

There's lots to see and do in Llandudno and the surrounding area!!

Llandudno is Wales' largest resort and is located between the Great and Little Ormes. The Summit of the Great Orme can be reached by cable car or a cable operated tramway. The Orme has 4000-year-old Bronze Age mines and cavern, and on a more modern theme it has an artificial ski slope and a 700-metre toboggan run.

The town has two beaches, the award winning North Shore and the quiet sand duned West Shore. It is an excellent shopping centre and also has a 1500 seat theatre at Venue Cymru, an art gallery and museums. Despite its modern sophisticated attractions it still retains its Victorian and Edwardian elegance.

Some of the most popular places to visit are, The Great Orme with its Tramway, cable cars and Bronze Age Mines, Haulfre Gardens and Tea Rooms, Mostyn Art Gallery , Llandudno Museum, North Wales Theatre - Venue Cymru, Llandudno Pier, and not to forget the shopping.

For those needing extensive retail therapy, not only does Llandudno have a good selection of top name stores, Chester is only 60 minutes away and is a shopper-holics paradise. Click on the link at the end of the page for more information.

It is also an excellent base for touring the beautiful coast and countryside of North Wales. The following attractions are all within easy reach of LLandudno, either by self drive, public transport or by taking an organised coach tour:

  • CASTLES: Beaumaris, Bodelwyddan, Caernarfon, Conwy, Criccieth, Harlech,Penrhyn and Rhuddlan
  • STEAM RAILWAYS: Ffestiniog, Talyllyn, Welsh Highland, Bala Lake
  • ZOOS: Welsh Mountain
  • SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK: Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis,Mount Snowdon, Llanberis Lake & Lake Railway, Electric Mountain
  • OTHER ATTRACTIONS: Llechwedd Slate Caverns, RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Bodnant Gardens, Portmeirion Village & Gardens, Plas Mawr, Conwy

Useful Tourism Web Site Links

Llandudno Attractions

Visit Llandudno

Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza

Venue Cymru

Llandudno - Queen of the North Wales Resorts

Visit Conwy

Great Orme Tramway

Bodnant Garden

Shopping in Chester

Boutique Tours of North Wales

Please contact Gareth or Claire for further information.