The town of Llandudno is one of those classic seaside resort towns, complete with all the requisite parts: a lovely Victorian pier, old school amusement arcades, and quality coastal fish and chip shops. There is also the majestic Great Orme, from the top of which incredible views over the area can be enjoyed, but another main attraction is – of course – the North Shore beach.
Llandudno North Shore is also known simply as Llandudno Beach, revealing that it is the main beach in the area, and it is easy to see why it is so popular. Think back to the Victorian ideal of a beachy getaway, and you won’t be far off when you reach North Shore: you can enjoy a tub of ice cream on the pier, have fun on a donkey ride along the sands, or even kick back and take in a Punch and Judy show, which has been running here for more than 150 years!
Hire a deck chair and soak up the sun, or simply awaken the child in you and get to building a sand castle; the choice is yours. It’s predominantly a stony beach, but if you rock up near the pier then there are sandy areas to enjoy. There are good disabled facilities, a dog exercise area, and even opportunities to take a jaunt in a speedboat. What more could you want?
Llandudno, being Wales's largest resort has award winning beaches. Head for Llandudno and there is no missing North Shore beach. There is parking available along the promenade.
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One of the most impressive sites of its kind in the world, the mines found within the Great Orme in Llandudno date all the way back to the Bronze Age, making them a whopping 4000 years old.
The Great Orme in Llandudno is a famous attraction in its own right – there’s the Bronze Age caves, the nature reserve and, of course, the old tramway and its museum. Everyone knows about the tramway, but less well-known are the aerial cable cars. They are no less spectacular, so if you’re in Llandudno, it’s well worth hitching a ride on one of them.
Take a walk to the end of the pier, make sand castles on the beach, ride the tram or a cable car to the top of the Great Orme and treat yourself to a meal at one of the many restaurants. Llandudno has a lot to offer and is a great base for exploring North Wales.
This large area of country side streches from the Conwy Valley towards Chester. Almost entirely countryside, many of the cottages have wonderful views across green fields, hills and woodland. Find something to suit you...
All of these cottages accept pets so all the family can come on holiday together. North Wales is a great place for dogs with plenty of open space if needed. There's no extra charge either!