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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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  • A lovely day out as a young family. Our three year old thoroughly enjoyed the tram and the adventure playground at the summit! Us adults enjoyed the breathtaking views and a nice cup of coffee! Reason...  more »
  • Worth the walk up just for the view, can go by tram if feeling lazy, We walked all the way round the headland took us a couple of hours  more »
  • If you’re in Llandudno then this is a great place to visit. The views form the top are spectacular. You can walk up if you’re fit, drive in your car or catch the Tram or cable car. Whatever way you ge...  more »
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