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Great Orme, Llandudno

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Accessible by a vintage tramway and a modern cable car, Great Orme is a prominent headland commanding extensive views of the area. Composed of limestone formed over a period of more than 300 million years, these old cliffs abound in fossil remains of primitive fish, sponges, corals, mollusks, and other invertebrates. The headland is part of a nature reserve that includes a Bronze Age copper mine, landscaped gardens, a parish church, and an award-winning summit complex. Tourist facilities include a gift shop, cafeteria, visitor center, play area, and hotel. Stop by on a clear day for a sweeping view stretching all the way to the Isle of Man. Put Great Orme on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Llandudno trip itinerary maker.
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  • If you're in Llandudno you have to visit the Orme however you decide to get up there. We walked through the wind and rain and enjoyed every second. It's not an easy walk up, albeit short, so if...  more »
  • You can either drive up yourself and look at the amazing scenery, wildlife and greenery where every turn if a different scene. There’s also the cable cars and the tram. The views are simply...  more »
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