How do you get to Great Orme in Llandudno?
The Great Orme Tramway in Llandudno is the only cable-hauled tramway on a public road in Great Britain. It’s been enjoyed by both visitors and locals alike since it opened on July 31st 1902. The tram climbs 1500m up the Great Orme Country Park and Nature Reserve from Victoria Station.
Is there a train that goes up the Great Orme?
The Great Orme Tramway is Britain’s only funicular, or cable-hauled, tramway that travels on public roads. Delighting visitors since it opened in 1902. The Tramway climbs a mile (1500m) through the Great Orme Country Park and Nature Reserve to the Great Orme’s spectacular summit.
How much does it cost to go on the tram in Llandudno?
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Return||£12.50 adult|
|Adult Single||£12.00 adult|
|Child Return||£10.00 child|
|Child Single||£9.50 child|
How much is the train up the Great Orme?
Adults – £8.50 / £9.50. Children (3 to 16) – £6.00 / £7.00.
Is the Great Orme open for visitors?
For more information on how the Country Park and Local Nature Reserve is managed, see the Great Orme Management Plan. The visitor centre is open 10am to 5:30pm Easter – October (5pm in April & October or in bad weather).
Do you have to pay to drive up the Great Orme?
The Marine Drive is a four mile scenic drive round the base of the Great Orme headland, from Llandudno’s North Shore to Llandudno’s West Shore and it has much to interest the traveller. It is a toll road, but the charge is only £2.50 per car and that includes parking on the Orme, including at the summit.
Do you have to pay to go up the Great Orme?
If you want to drive round the Orme, there is a toll booth. You will have to pay £3. However, if you were to drive up the Orme via the tram road and turn right half way up, this will take you to the quaint little church of St Tudno.
Do you have to book the Great Orme?
A unique journey Come and experience how people have been travelling for over 100 years on this unique and historical Llandudno institution. It is not possible to book tickets in advance. We may have to stop selling return tickets after 3pm to make sure all passengers can make the return trip from the Summit.
Is Marine Drive Llandudno still closed?
Marine Drive, Great Orme, Llandudno has now re-opened.
Can you drive up the Great Orme in Llandudno?
You can drive to the top of the Great Orme from the toll road, and you can park at the top for free as long as you display your toll ticket. There is only one entrance, from Happy Valley Road, and the toll road has one-way traffic for most of its length.
Can you walk up the Orme?
This walk starts with a steep climb (not suitable for wheelchairs) and goes through Haulfre Gardens, enjoy panoramic views towards Conwy and over Llandudno. Take a tram from the Great Orme Tram station back up the Great Orme summit complex where a footpath takes you to the Rest and be Thankful cafe.
Is it free to drive around the Great Orme?
Is there a railway in Llandudno UK?
UK Railways portal. Llandudno railway station serves the seaside town of Llandudno in North Wales, and is the terminus of a 3 miles (4.8 km) long branch line from Llandudno Junction on the Crewe to Holyhead North Wales Coast Line. The station is managed by Transport for Wales, who operate all trains serving it.
How far is the Great Orme Tramway from the main station?
Llandudno Victoria station, the lower terminus of the Great Orme Tramway, is a 15-minute walk from the main station. The first station and the branch line was constructed by the St. George’s Harbour and Railway Company and opened on 1 October 1858.
Can I book tickets in advance for the Llandudno summit?
Come and experience how people have been travelling for over 100 years on this unique and historical Llandudno institution. It is not possible to book tickets in advance. We may have to stop selling return tickets after 3pm to make sure all passengers can make the return trip from the Summit.