Some History and Overview
If you are looking for intriguing attractions, you will discover a medley of these in Llandudno. The town is known for the longest cable car in the UK, the incredible seafront promenade and the award-winning pier. The Marine Drive, Happy Valley and Victorian Extravaganza are worth exploring, as well.
The history of Llandudno started a long time ago. Stone Age and Bronze Age settlements were discovered in the area where Llandudno is found today. Evidence of their existence was found on the slopes of Great Omre – a limestone headland that is the home of various rare plant and animal species.
The area was populated during the reign of King Edward I. By 1847, Llandudno had experienced significant growth. Architect Owen Williams worked on the plans for the creation of the resort in 1848, and numerous developments took place in the years from 1857 to 1877.
Getting to Llandudno in North Wales
Llandudno is accessible by train, by car and by bus. The Victorian railway station of the resort is at the end of the town's special line. Most trains from the biggest UK cities transport passengers to Llandudno Junction, and a number of trains each day connect the station to the one found in the resort.
Daily bus services operate from several small coastal towns in North Wales. There are no long-distance bus lines connecting Llandudno to the major cities and towns in the UK.
Cheap Seafront Accommodation - Where to Stay in Town Centre ?
Looking for family rooms or cheap hotels located conveniently in the town centre ? Whether you want a hotel with a swimming pool or a room with beautiful view, you will get to choose among numerous options.
The three-star Morlea hotel is one of the cheapest Llandudno accommodation options. It is located close to the town centre and the seafront promenade. Accommodation is often provided at discounted rates. The Grand Hotel is a budget-friendly, two-star accommodation spot. If you want to enjoy the amazing view of the Great Omre, this hotel is the perfect one for you. The hotel is conveniently close to the Llandudno bus and train stations, facilitating travellers even further.
Elsinore Hotel and Ambassador Hotel are two other quite popular opportunities among the tourists that want to enjoy a Llandudno holiday on a budget. The three-star Manor Hotel is great for family holidays. It offers a sea view of the Bay of Llandudno, and the hotel is located close to some of the resort’s most intriguing landmarks.
If you want to be pampered and you are interested in luxury accommodation, you should try the services of St. George’s Hotel. The beautiful rooms have exquisite sea view and the hotel brags a leisure club and a high quality spa experience.