Local Attractions And Activities

Venue Cymru, Llandudno is an excellent way to spend an evening. Venue Cyrmu caters for every taste in entertainment including live snooker, concerts and the latest films; why not complete a visit with a meal/drink in one of the mainy bars or restaurant.

 

Llandudno Victorian Pier is the longest pier in wales at 2,295 feet (700m) and the fifth longest in UK.  The pier can be found on North Shore, it boosts an array of shops, cafes and tradional sideshows.

 

The Great Orme Copper Mines are situated within walking distance of Llamedos opposite the half way station for the Tram. Copper has been mined here for 4,000 years and the site is the only Bronze Age copper mine open to the public in the world.

There is a visitor centre, open to non-mine visitors, with displays depicting life and times in the Bronze Age together with archaeological finds and artefacts. An audiovisual presentation sets the scene for your exploration. of the underground workings. One section of the mine is open for you to see for yourselves a small part of this vast underground mining complex. The visitor route follows some of the 35 mineral veins that were mined on the Great Orme Exploring the 3,500 year old passages. The tunnels eventually reach a point where you can view a large and impressive Bronze Age cavern. Numerous animal bones have been found in this cavern together with two human collar bones, which are now on display in the Visitor's Centre. You can then walk around the prehistoric landscape uncovered in 1987 and look down the 470 foot Vivian's shaft that was used in the 19th century for both pumping water and winding up the ore. A small exhibition shows you how our ancestors turned rock into metal

 
For wonderful day out or just an hour in any weather Bodnant Gardens is the place to go. The gardens change day to day, there are plenty of benches around the area where you can sit and watch the world go by. If you are near during June then your visit is not complete without a trip to see the famous Laburnum Arch.

 

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