Llandudno Tram

The Great Orme Tramway is Britain’s only funicular or cable-hauled, tramway that travels on public roads.

The Tramway climbs a mile through the Great Orme Country Park and Nature Reserve to the spectacular summit.  Re-live the experience of travel more than 1OO years ago in the lovingly restored original tramcars, each named after a Saint.

The unique journey begins at Victoria Station, a short distance from Llandudno’s seaside and pier.

Llandudno’s West Shore.
Yes Llandudno has, not one, but two completely separate sea fronts, with the town sandwiched in the middle, The west Shore is much quieter than the bustling North Shore. With a great sandy beach which is great for long sea edge walks,

Plus you have great views across to Snowdonia, Conwy and even Anglesey.

There is a also a very popular tea room at the east end of the beach.

Betws-y-Coed (20 mins by road on A470)

If you are looking for a scenic and charming base to explore the stunning landscapes of Snowdonia, this is the place for you. Surrounded by forests, rivers, waterfalls and mountains. You can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, or simply admiring the views from the many bridges and trails.

It has a rich history and culture, with a 14th century church, a railway museum, and a local art gallery, plus you can sample some of the local cuisine, such as Welsh cakes, lamb and cheese. A delightful destination for anyone who loves nature, adventure and heritage.

Snowdonia National Park (starts just 15 mins by road)

Crammed full of all kinds of activities like cycling, climbing, horse riding, golfing, including underground golf, bird watching, caving and watersports and much more.

Plenty of arts, crafts, shops selling local produce, family fun parks, adventure trips, zips above and underground, Railways, castles and natural attractions Snowdonia is there for everyone to enjoy in this wonderful natural playground.

Llandudno Christmas Fayre

Cultural entertainment and stroll around 165 stalls right in the center of town.

Designed to showcase, Food, Drink and Crafts at this very special time of the year, with quality products from Wales and the rest of the country and around the world not found in the normal high streets. Perfect for unusual gifts.

All brought together in a friendly Christmas atmosphere.

Great Little Trains of Wales

A great way of seeing some of the best scenery. All are narrow gauge steam railways and some have a history spanning well over 1OO years. All of them have in common the charm of old-time steam trains.

All on little railways that are passionate about providing a warm welcome. Take your time as you are transported on a relaxing journey. There are more than 12 scenic stream railways in the North Wales area alone.

Look up ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’ website for details.

Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza and Vintage Motor Show

If you haven’t been you are missing out. This event is held on the 1st May bank holiday each year. It takes over the main streets of Llandudno for a full three days, bringing vintage attractions, Entertainment and fun fair, all in a full on Victorian theme…including the dress of the time!

To make it a double whammy, it’s also held on the same weekend as one of the UK.s largest transport shows with literally 1OOs of vintage vehicles inc Cars, lorries, tractors and side shows and stalls. Even the old busses form the free transport from the town to the show. What a weekend!

Conwy town and Castle (only 10 mins by road)

Britain’s best-preserved medieval towns, the most intact in Europe, narrow streets, nooks and crannies chock-full of historic buildings. The whole town encircled by the World Heritage Castle, its walls and battlements, and to add to that, Plas Mawr in the town is UKs best preserved Elizabethan town houses you can fully explore.

The town is a unique mix of shops to delight, everything from an award willing butcher and Chocolatier to trendy boutiques and galleries.

Conwy Marina and the Mulberry Inn (10 mins by road)

Situated in an area of outstand natural beauty and makes a fine base to explore the surrounding countryside.

Sitting on the waterfront, you can order a meal or just a glass of wine at the Mulberry Inn, alongside multi million pounds of luxury yachts, you could be forgiven for thinking you were on the waterfront in Monti Carlo.

A lovely beach walk can be taken from the Marina alongside the famous Golf course and then enjoying the relaxing waterfront atmosphere here on a lovely summers evening

Rhos-on-sea  (10 mins by road)

If all seaside towns were like this, neat, pristine and peaceful. The long seafront walkway joins a little harbor where there is the atmosphere reminiscent of a Welsh coastal village.

Explore the tiny, roughly vaulted St Trillo’s Chapel at Rhos Point, the smallest church in Britain seating only 6.

A friendly place with interesting little shops you’ll not find elsewhere.

Llanrwst    (15 mins by road on A470)

Theres much to see and do around this picturesque town. For food lovers there’s a delicatessen, a wine shop and restaurant all in one road, and on the outskirts of he town there is one of the areas most picturesque and renowned tea rooms on the riverbank next to the ancient bridge.

Nearby is Gwydir Castle, Treetops adventure park, and the amazing Bodnant Gardens and Craft Centre and superb farm shop and food center too.

Why not stop off here on route to Betws-y-Coed.

Beaumaris    (well worth the 40 min drive)

A captivating seaside town, with a mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture.

A must is to take a walk through the town from the seafront taking in the pier and views over the Menai Strait and Snowdonia then on through the charming streets with their picturesque cottage’s . many painted in soft pastel colours.

There is also a lovely Castle, lively cafes, pubs, restaurants, and excellent shopping by quality independent traders.