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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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  • Great to get away from it all. Many many lovely walks at all kinds of abilities. Fantastic views! Quiet! Worth a drive around and pull the car up so you can take in the views.  more »
  • No visit to Llandudno would be complete without exploring the Great Orme , which elevates the resort to 'top resorts of British Isles' status , indeed only The Valley Of The Rocks at Lynton - north...  more »

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