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Visited the Great Orme first thing in the morning. Could not see a thing. Fog!. Went back in the... read more

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RLT1944
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Melbourne, Australia
Worth a visit.

Walked up the road that the tram uses (30 minutes) had a cup of tea and some cake at the cafe at... read more

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All reviews cable car toll road fantastic views marine drive crazy golf tram ride walk up well worth a visit half way gift shop isle of man puffin island great walk well worth the effort mini golf worth a trip copper mine
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Great Orme first thing in the morning. Could not see a thing. Fog!. Went back in the afternoon. Just wonderful. Worth the slightly hairy drive through Llandudno.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RLT1944
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked up the road that the tram uses (30 minutes) had a cup of tea and some cake at the cafe at the top...Walked back down the opposite side..a goat track :-) a little scary but great views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W11KSD
Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful seaside place the best I think in north wales lovely hotels bb s you can do a good spa break here had good theatre venue events during year but I love the train up to the or even the views all the tourist...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DENISE R
Reviewed 3 days ago

As my daughter said “ amazeballs”. Even though it was blowing a gale and cold it was absolutely stunning. Nature at its best. We drove up as in January the cable car does not work. Some very fit people walk up and some run. If...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trebrivanman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Llandudno many times and always have a visit to the Great Orme. The views from the top are fantastic (if a little windy). There is a fabulous café at the Orme to either warm up with a hot drink or a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must when in Llandudno. You can drive to the top which gives wonderful Views of North Wales. You need to be a confident driver though as some narrow and steep roads.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jewels1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went up here today for a day out with kids, everything was basically shut, which is understandable and i expected that but we came up for the park, the slide has gone from the park, something is cordoned off for what i overheard was because...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank _Anonymous_51135_
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the great Orme. Take the toll road and go back via the normal road. The goats are happy to be fed. So take a carrot or two. Stop for a drink at the top.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrCV1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our running club went up the Great Orme on Saturday, calling at the summit café fir lunch. Fantastic views all round and huge number of well marked paths.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NWales_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the scenary up here. Beautiful view of the sea, you can see the town of Llandudno from up here too and beautiful mountain and hills

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dawn R
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Lally-Anna22 | Reviewed this property |
Saw someone queuing to get on with a dog so I assume so. Check the website to confirm though.
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July 21, 2018|
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Response from AdrianH1967 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they are not far apart at the top - we got cable car up and tram down
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July 4, 2018|
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Response from JKLMAL | Reviewed this property |
In the current tinder-dry conditions I would not light a match.
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Travel Forum Posts
JustSomeGirl
Manchester, United Kingdom
Attractions & PlusBus (3 Replies)
Hi, My husband and I are getting to Llandudno from Manchester using off peak return tickets for the Bank holiday weekend. We were wondering if we can use the PlusBus tickets on both the trams and buses in Llandudno? Are they worth getting? We are also thinking of going up to Great Orme, does anyone know which tram/bus I can get from the pier? Would I be able to use the PlusBus tickets on them? Thanks in advance!
August 14, 2012|
Response fromHelen P|
I've found buses to be quite expensive in North Wales (think c £3.50 for a 3 mile trip) but if you're just planning to be in Llandudno, then you'll probably find you can walk to most places. If you're planning on venturing further afield (Conwy etc), then the plus bus tickets might be worth it (but you don't say how much they are...) The orme is right next to the pier and a lovely walk. As TORRII states above, there are tourist buses that do a circuit around the Orme but these won't be...More
kcowley
sandy, utah
What's the best underground mine tour in North Wales? (9 Replies)
We'll only be in North Wales for, at most, 2 days. I want to see as many attractions as possible including Conwy, Caernarfon and Beaumaris Castles and Bodnant Gardens, realizing we'll only have enough time to spend a few hours at each place. I thought my kids, age 18, 21 and 24 would enjoy an underground mine tour if we can possibly squeeze it in. I've read briefly about the Llechwedd Slate Caverns, the Great Orme Mines and Sygun Copper Mine. Is there one I'm missing? What's the best one for...More
April 17, 2009|
Response fromEirianwen|
Llechwedd Slate Caverns is always worth a visit and it's not too far to drive from Beaumaris. You drive through some amazing scenery on the way too.
Guy155021
Windsor
Scenic drives North Wales (4 Replies)
Hi, we will be in North Wales next week for 4 days with Conwy as our base town. Arriving in Conwy around noon with rest of the day to enjoy the town, following day for Llandudno - Great Orme tram, Marine drive and the town. Would appreciate any recommendations for circular drives for the last 2 days. Coast, mountains, towns, 4-6 round trip from Conwy. Thanks
September 19, 2018|
Response fromArthurBrainCell|
I have a couple of suggestions - Take the B5106 from Conwy to Betws-y-Coed, the A5 from Betws to Capel Curig and then the A4086 though the mountains to Llanberis. From there continue along the A4086 to Caernarfon and then back via the A487 to Bangor and the A55 from Bangor to Conwy. The obvious stop off points along the way would be Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis and Caernarfon. The other suggestion would be to take the A470 south past Blaenau Ffestiniog and then the A487 via Maentwrog, past...More