Llandudno itself is a beautiful seaside resort and town. You can spend your entire day simply strolling up and down the beach, browsing through the shops and stopping off for a spot of lunch at the local cafes and restaurants. Llandudno is known for a lot more than just as a seaside resort with stunning views, as there is a vast array of attractions to be able to visit during your stay in the area. Here are our Top 10 recommended places:
Great Orme & Tramway | The Great Orme is a must-see when visiting Llandudno and makes a great day out with family, friends or even alone with your camera to take in the spectacular views. You can catch the tram at the bottom for an affordable price, which will take you up to the top. You can get off at the half-way point and continue the journey by foot, but also have lunch amongst the views of the North Wales coast. Dogs are welcome on the tram, which means you can bring your furry friends along with you for an enjoyable day out.
Great Orme Cable Cars | The tramway is perfect for a relaxing journey up to the top of the great attraction, but for those who want more of an adventure then you can opt for the cable cars. At over one mile each way from the Happy Valley to the Great Orme Summit, this Aerial Cabin Lift is the longest in the UK.
West Shore Beach | Llandudno’s beach has uninterrupted views over the water, which makes the perfect opportunity to bring your camera along. The golden, sandy beaches and stunning views during the day and night make for a great place to sit and relax. Visit the West Shore Beach Café for a range of freshly prepared homemade meals, light bites, cakes and ice cream sundaes.
Bonkerz Fun Centre | Exploring the landmarks and strolling the beach isn’t always a child’s cup of tea, but Bonkerz Fun Centre is sure to keep them entertained. This is one of the premier indoor soft play facilities of its kind in North Wales, and is so much more than your average play centre. There’s a Medieval Castle themed environment, with comfortable seating for the parents who wish to sit back and relax whilst the children go crazy.
Alice in Wonderland Trail | This is one for all the family to enjoy together. The Alice in Wonderland Trail is a self-guided tour around Llandudno, where you can discover the tales behind the real Alice. Explore the town and find the plethora of themed sculptures dotted around, which make the perfect opportunity to take a family photograph. The newest addition to the trail is the app’s available to download for free; White Rabbit and Looking Glass.
Llandudno Ski & Snowboard Centre | For the adventurous and active people, this is the place to be. The centre has the longest toboggan run in Britain and a scenic PermaSnow ski slope. Situated 415ft above sea level, it boasts beautiful views of Llandudno and the Irish Sea. If you’re into your sports or want to try something new, then this should definitely be on your list of places to go when in the area.
Llandudno Pier | The beaches and views of the West Shore beach are great, but the Llandudno Pier stretches 2,295ft across the water. This makes it the longest in Wales and the fifth longest in England and Wales. There’s a great range of things you can do when on the pier, with fun games, shows, food and family entertainment.
Venue Cymru | After a long day of exploring everything the Victorian town of Llandudno has to offer, you can spend your evening at Venue Cymru watching a variety of shows, performances or participating in other activities they usually have arranged. The stage has seen big name such as Jimmy Carr, Katherine Jenkins and performances like Grease!
Family Golf | Pick up your gold clubs, golf ball and score card and take the family down to the adventure gold by the Great Orme. This is a great way to spend a couple of hours in the open with the family, participating in a little competitive activity. The children will love it and you can take in the wonderful scenes around you.
Llandudno Museum | Last of all, we have the museum. It exists to preserve the Chardon bequest, to collect objects that tell the history of Llandudno and surrounding area and to manage and protect the collections found so that they can be kept on show for those who are visiting. For those who enjoy learning about new cultures or finding new discoveries, the museum is a great place to expand your knowledge.