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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…

  • Mostyn Gallery
    Image Credits: Tom Parnell - CC BY-SA 2.0

    Mostyn Gallery

    12 Vaughan St
    LL30 1AB


    Explore international contemporary art exhibitions, in the heart of Wales. There’s always something new to see and do at Mostyn Gallery, thanks to its seasonal exhibition programme and range of creative activities.

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  • Llandudno North Shore Feature

    North Shore Beach

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    This sweeping beach runs the length of Llandudno’s traditional seafront with its bustling promenade, proving a hit with the families.

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  • north western gardens, llandudno

    North Western Gardens

    Mostyn St
    North Wales
    United Kingdom
    LL30 2NF

    The North Western Gardens are surrounded by a selection of stunning Victorian buildings in Mostyn Street, Llandudno. The gardens take their name from the North Western Hotel, now called the Tudno Castle Hotel.

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  • Penderyn Distillery

    Penderyn Distillery

    Old Board School
    Lloyd St
    LL30 2YG


    Penderyn whisky was launched back in 2004, with a distillery at the foothills of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. Since then, the company has gone from strength to strength and opened a distillery in Llandudno, where visitors to North Wales can see first-hand how Welsh whisky is made.

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  • Penrhyn Bay Beach

    Penrhyn Bay Beach

    Penrhyn Bay
    LL30 3PH

    Located between Llandudno and Colwyn, Penrhyn Bay Beach is a peaceful sand and shingle haven. Known for its rock pools and the presence of seals, it’s a great place to spot wildlife.

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    Porth Dyniewaid Angel Bay

    116 Penrhyn Beach E
    Penrhyn Bay
    LL30 3RW

    Angel Bay is a nature reserve on the end of the Little Orme and is famed for its fantastic seal-watching opportunities. Seal breeding season takes place between October and November, giving visitors the chance to spot seal pups!

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  • Summit Cable Car Station
    Image Credits: Raintheone - CC BY-SA 4.0

    Summit Cable Car Station

    North Wales
    United Kingdom
    LL30 2XE


    View Llandudno from above with a ride on the Llandudno Cable Cars. Glide from Happy Valley to the summit of the Great Orme and take in the panoramic views of the Bay of Llandudno, the Little Orme and Conwy Estuary.

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  • The Cottage Loaf

    Market Street
    LL30 2SR

    01492 870 762

    A traditional country pub nestled in the heart of Llandudno’s seaside town, The Cottage Loaf offers meals and refreshments daily.

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  • The Great Orme

    An imposing headland sat near Wales’ longest pier, reach the Great Orme’s summit via tramway or cable car and enjoy some of the finest views in North Wales.

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  • The Loaf Coffee and Sandwich Bar Llandudno

    12-14 Gloddaeth Street
    LL30 2DS

    01492 338995

    The Loaf Coffee and Sandwich Bar is a café in Llandudno, famous for fantastic coffee, handcrafted pastries, and delicious meals served in a cosy setting.

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