The largest resort in Wales, Llandudno is a historic seaside town known for its grand Victorian architecture. Llandudno's best features is perhaps its promenade little changed from its Victorian days. The town's connection with the era is reflected in its a three day Victorian carnival held each May bank holiday weekend. The town itself has much character and charm with a good selection of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. The main shopping street in Llandudno is Mostyn street situated behind the promenade. Llandudno Pier Pavilion Theatre is situated on the promenade and is a wonderful location to watch a show.
Visitors to Llandudno are spoilt for two stunning beaches, the award winning North Shore a three mile bay and the sandy West Shore. The North Shore is marked by two limestone headlands, the Great and Little Ormes. Enclosed by the headlands and sheltered by the bay the North Shore is the most poplular of Llandudno's beaches. Llandudno's pier designed by Charles Henry Driver and first opened in 1878 is a lso a focal point of the bay. Numerous cafes line the seafront awaiting hungry visitors. The Great Orme Tramway takes guests to the top of the Great Orme Headland.
Cowny castle is situated just 5 miles from Llandudno in the historic walled town of Cowny. Built in the 1200's by Edward I it is a fine example of medieval architecture. The Snowdonian landscapes are the perfect backdrop for a leisurely stroll around the castle, and the surrounding countryside the ideal place for a picnic. There are other fine castles a short drive from Llandudno including Deganwy castle. For local history lovers also visit Great Orme's prehistoric copper mines.
One of the largest and most beautiful botanical gardens in the UK, visitors cannot come to Llanduno without visiting Bodnant Garden. The garden is set situated beside the River Conwy and has spectacular views across the Snowdonia mountains.
Alice in Wonderland Centre
Lewis Carroll was inspired to write the Alice in Wonderland Adventures by a little girl called Alice Liddell who had a connection with Llandudno where her family had a holiday home. The Alice in Wonderland Centre is a great place to take the kids with its indoor walk-through Wonderland Rabbit Hole and life-size animations of some of the most well known scenes from the book. Visitors to Llandudno can also take the 'Alice Trail', visiting other places in Llandudno with an Alice connection.
If you are looking to stay in the beautiful seaside town of Llandudno or another part of Snowdonia, Right BnB has a great selection of bed and breakfasts in Llandudno.