Things to do in Llandudno

If you've just booked one of our hotels in Llandudno, then now is the perfect time to check out the top attractions and activities in Llandudno. Start your trip by soaking up the incredible Welsh culture with a visit to popular attractions like Great Orme and Little Orme. Enjoy top entertainment in Llandudno with shows at Venue Cymru, before finding some of the best places to eat in Llandudno to refuel for the rest of the day. Shopaholics can pick up a new outfit in Llandudno's best shops before enjoying Llandudno's nightlife. You won't want to miss out on all the best things to do in Llandudno, so check out our guides and start planning your trip. Our friendly teams and comfy Hypnos beds look forward to welcoming you soon. 

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Activities

A Welsh seaside resort with a big history, Llandudno is dominated by the mini mountain of Great Orme serviced by the longest continuous cable car. The town is also home to the longest pier in Wales and the longest dry ski slope in Britain, plus several museums, brilliant parks and more.

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Entertainment

Llandudno has some of the best beaches in the country covering everything from donkey rides and Punch and Judy shows to windsurfing and birdwatching. Away from the coastline, Venue Cymru is one of the best theatres and venues in North Wales and a state-of-the-art cinema complex.

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Places to eat

Our roundup of the best cafés and restaurants covers everything from sunny-day ice creams, fish and chips and forward-thinking pizza toppings to fine dining, family meals and more.

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Nightlife

Whether it’s beachside cocktails, real ale pubs, swanky wine bars or late-night clubs, Llandudno’s nightlife scene is one of the best in north Wales with something for everyone.

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Shopping

The leading retail space in North Wales, the Victoria Shopping Centre is located on the northern shore of Llandudno in the heart of the town’s best shopping district. The centre is home to dozens of stores including Boots, Waterstones and The Body Shop as well as several cafés and food and drink outlets, while it also has nearly 400 car parking spaces for shoppers.

Nearby off Conway Road is the Mostyn Champneys Retail Park, a large and modern shopping centre where you’ll find big-name brands like Argos, Aldi, Halfords and Smyths as well as over a thousand free parking spaces and an on-site McDonald’s.

For a more fashion-focussed experience, the nearby Parc Llandudno Retail Park boasts high street names like Debenhams, Monsoon, River Island and Next and several food and drink outlets including Costa Coffee.

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Getting Around

The closest airport to Llandudno is Manchester Airport, with the 70-mile journey taking around 80-minutes by car and around two and a half hours via train with one change at Manchester Oxford Road. The third-busiest UK airport with nearly 30 million passengers each year, the airport has hundreds of daily flights a day across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world from a wide range of airlines including easyJet, Ryanair, Virgin, Emirates and more. Make your journey even more straightforward by staying the night before you fly at one of our hotels near Manchester Airport.

The main train terminal in town is Llandudno Station. Right in the heart of the action, a short walk from the main shopping centres and Venue Cymru, the three-platform station has regular departures to Manchester, Betws-y-Coed and Llandudno Junction where you can catch ongoing trains to Birmingham, Chester, Bangor and Holyhead.

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Llandudno shopping

Llandudno shopping

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Getting around Llandudno

Getting around Llandudno

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