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Things to do in Llandudno

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Discover the best things to do Llandudno using our guide

While exploring the North Wales coast, make sure to take in some of the top things to do in Llandudno. With two beaches, stunning views from the Great Orme and a classic Victorian pier, there are plenty of things to do in Llandudno.

Llandudno Attractions

The resort town was built around the Great Orme, a designated Country Park, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conversation. Visitors can reach the summit by foot, by cable car, or by the vintage Great Orme Tramway.

Another popular attraction in Llandudno would be the Victorian Pier, featuring a number of small rides, shops and arcade areas. Here, you will find plenty of things to do in Llandudno for everyone, from toddlers to grandparents.

Llandudno Activities

Llandudno activities include a stroll along the promenade, where you will find a paddling pool and an abundance of cafes. Whilst in the town, be sure to visit Oriel Mostyn Gallery, which is a famous international contemporary art gallery. The architecture and art are sure to inspire all and offers the opportunity to learn something new.

Another must-do Llandudno activity includes hopping on the longest toboggan ride in Wales. Located at the Llandudno Ski and Snowboard Centre is the 575m (1,886ft) toboggan ride, named The Cresta Run. Here, you will also find more adventurous activities including; snow tubing, skiing and golfing.

More things to do in Llandudno

A visit to Llandudno would not be complete without a visit to West Shore Beach, which rests on the quieter side of the town. Here, you will find opportunities for kite-flying and enjoying breath-taking sunsets.

Also located in Llandudno is Venue Cymru, a world-class attraction, where you can catch a pantomime, live band concerts, conventions or cinema screenings. Another thing to do in Llandudno includes following the Alice in Wonderland trail, where you can take in the sites that inspired the Lewis Carrol classic.

Make sure your holiday is a memorable one by using our handy things to do in Llandudno guide…

  • Woman and girl in museum

    Home Front Museum

    New St
    LL30 2YF

    01492 871032

    Take a trip into 1940s Britain. This unique living history museum allows you to take a self-guided tour and explore six years of war on the home front captured in shops, room displays and tableaux.

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  • Johnny Dough’s Pizza

    129 Mostyn Street
    LL30 2PE

    01492 871813

    A wood-fired pizza restaurant in Llandudno, Johnny Dough’s lets you watch the pizza being baked right before your eyes.

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  • Kings Head Pub

    Old Road
    LL30 2NB

    01492 877993

    A historic pub in Llandudno, The Kings Head Pub is one of the oldest in the country. Serving homemade pub food and roast dinners on Sunday, as well as real ale and live music events all summer.

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  • La Taverna

    83a Church Walks
    LL30 2HD

    01492 878800

    An authentic Italian restaurant situated in the coastal resort town of Llandudno serving classic portions of pasta, pizzas and risottos.

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  • Llandudno Chocolate Experience

    John Street Cocoa Works
    LL30 2AB

    01492 339507

    Take a sweet journey through 5000 years of chocolate making at Llandudno Chocolate Experience. Start in a Mayan hut and weave through nine different eras to discover how chocolate has become a huge part of society today.

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  • Llandudno from Ormes Bay

    Llandudno North Shore Beach

    North Wales
    LL30 2LG

    The largest and most popular beach in Llandudno, North Shore is a long-established and much-loved beach resort. Sheltered by the Great Orme and Little Orme headlands, the beach enjoys a sheltered position and plenty to do.

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  • llandudno pier at sunset

    Llandudno Pier

    N Parade
    North Wales
    United Kingdom
    LL30 2LP


    Visit this stunning traditional pier for food, drink, arcade games and more! Set in the popular seaside resort of Llandudno, the pier makes for the perfect family day out. Once you’re done sandcastle building on the beach, grab some fish and chips and watch the world go by at Llandudno Pier!

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  • llandudno promenade, llandudno
    Image Credits: Martin Froggatt - CC BY-SA 2.0

    Llandudno Promenade

    Gloddaeth Cres
    LL30 1AN


    Walk the seafront at Llandudno Promenade. Here you can take in stunning sea views, pick up an ice cream and access the beach. Make a pitstop at Llandudno Pier and catch the famous Punch and Judy show.

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  • tobogganing

    Llandudno Snowsports Centre

    Happy Valley Rd
    LL30 2LR

    01492 874707

    Head to Llandudno Snowsport Centre for skiing, snowboarding, snow-tubing, and tobogganing! Thrill seekers will love making their way down the longest toboggan run in Britain or the impressive dry ski slope with stunning views out to the coast. Fancy a slower pace? Take to the alpine adventure golf course before settling down for refreshments at the alpine bar and kitchen.

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  • famkily of four enjoying fairground ride

    Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza

    Mostyn St
    North Wales
    United Kingdom
    LL30 2RS

    0845 838 1395

    If you’re visiting Llandudno over the first May bank holiday, you’re in luck! Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza is an event that has been happening during the Spring bank holiday weekend for over 35 years and attracts plenty of visitors with vintage attractions, entertainment and fun fair.

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