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Great Orme, Llandudno

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Accessible by a vintage tramway and a modern cable car, Great Orme is a prominent headland commanding extensive views of the area. Composed of limestone formed over a period of more than 300 million years, these old cliffs abound in fossil remains of primitive fish, sponges, corals, mollusks, and other invertebrates. The headland is part of a nature reserve that includes a Bronze Age copper mine, landscaped gardens, a parish church, and an award-winning summit complex. Tourist facilities include a gift shop, cafeteria, visitor center, play area, and hotel. Stop by on a clear day for a sweeping view stretching all the way to the Isle of Man. Put Great Orme on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Llandudno trip itinerary maker .
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  • This was an exhilarating experience offering awesome views of Llandudno and all around from the summit. There were lots to do at the summit with a visitor centre, walking area. restaurant, shop all wi...  more »
  • We travelled up to the Orme by tram, the que was long but worth it. We spent a few hours on the Orme, had our lunch and crazy golf and then returned to Llandudno via Cable Car (again a very long que) ...  more »
  • Overlooking the town of Llandudno this ancient limestone rock dominates the skyline. There is a multitude of things to do on and around the Great Orme. At the foot there is Happy Valley with all the A...  more »

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Where to stay in Llandudno

To enjoy a sweeping waterfront promenade and well-preserved Victorian architecture, book your rooms at one of Llandudno's seafront hotels. They offer spacious rooms with comfortable beds, panoramic views of the nearby bay, and trendy downstairs eateries. Just a short drive from the seafront you can explore a world of family-run B&Bs, offering a friendly atmosphere and serving hot meals prepared using only the best local produce. The town's finest B&Bs are located near popular pubs, bars, and restaurants, where you can get a true taste of this heritage-rich area.
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