Discover the beautiful coastline of North Wales, its charming villages and the picturesque landscape of the Snowdonia National Park and the Conwy Valley.
Llandudno is the perfect location for your walking holidays in North Wales. You’re not going to be disappointed as I’m sure you will enjoy the best of both, the seaside and the mountain landscape. So, walk to your heart’s content taking in the beautiful sights.
The Snowdonia National Park and the Conwy Valley are close by with the Wales Coast Path accessible from with the North or West Shores in Llandudno.
A short drive to Snowdonia National Park will take around 25 minutes from Llandudno. There are walks to suit all abilities, whether you prefer a leisurely walk with views of the mountain peaks or if ascending the peaks is what you had in mind, the National Park provides a range of routes from Hard Mountain Walks to Easy Leisure Walks. Take in the breath-taking scenery, cascading rivers, deep forest and lakes.
The exquisite village of Betws-y-Coed was once a major coaching centre on the Irish Mail route from London to Holyhead. Betws-y-Coed is known as the gateway to the Snowdonia National Park.
Join the Wales Coast Path from the North Shore in Llandudno alongside the Victorian pier. Follow the path to the summit of the Great Orme or along the lower path to the West Shore whilst enjoying the panoramic views of Llandudno Bay, Anglesey and across the estuary the medieval town and World Heritage site of Conwy with the Snowdonia National Park as a backdrop. You don’t have to venture far from Llandudno to find stunning views of the coast and landscape. The path continues along West Shore to Deganwy and Conwy and beyond.
Venue Cymru Theatre
Ellen Kent & Opera International presents La Traviata
2 Feb 2018, 7:30 pm
Based on a true story, it tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan, Violetta. There are many echoes of Verdi’s own life in Traviata and he threw himself into the music. The highlights include the Brindisi, the best known drinking song in opera, the duet Un Di Felice and Violetta’s haunting aria Addio Del Passato.
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Blackeyed Theatre, in association with South Hill Park, presents by Robert Louis Stevenson
20 Feb 2018, 2:30 pm – 21 Feb 2018, 2:30 pm
Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers, he’s close to a neurological discovery that will change the face of medical science forever. However, his methods are less than ethical, and when a close friend and colleague threatens to expose and destroy his work, Jekyll is forced to experiment on himself, whereupon something goes very wrong… or very right. And suddenly Jekyll has a new friend, the brutal Edward Hyde.
A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde immerses you in the myth and mystery of 19th century London’s fog-bound streets where love, betrayal and murder lurk at every chilling twist and turn. Gripping, stylish and thought-provoking, this is unmissable theatre. Go on… treat your dark side!
Crazy For You
27 Feb 2018, 7:30 pm – 3 Mar 2018, 7:30 pm
Jamie Wilson Productions presents | By George & Ira Gershwin
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical.
Starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and Strictly Come Dancing), Charlotte Wakefield (Sound of Music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as ‘Polly’ and Claire Sweeney (Brookside, Chicago, Educating Rita, Legally Blonde) as Irene, it features a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook.
Mistaken identities, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals.
Conwy Seed Fair
Monday 26 March 2018
A 700-year old Royal Charter Fair with seeds and plant stalls, honey and farmers’ market stalls inclusing craft and home produce
The Wales Coast Path opened in 2012 and is the world’s first uninterrupted route along 870 miles of the national coastline. The path in North Wales between Kinmel Bay and LLanfairfechan is around 34.5 miles long and includes a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) at Pensarn Beach, rare wildlife on the slopes of the Great Orme in Llandudno and the UNESCO World Heritage listed Conwy Castle
The Great Orme is the biggest of the two Ormes in Llandudno. The Coast Path will take you along Marine Drive around the headland of the Great Orme. This limestone headland on the Creuddyn Peninsula has long been called the Great Orme Head (Welsh name: Pen-y-Gogarth) and Orme, a Viking name meaning ‘Serpent’ as the Little and Great Ormes are thought to have reminded early sailors of giant sea serpents. Discover some of the Great Orme’s wildlife. The path takes in spectacular views of Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea, the Carneddau mountains, the Menai Strait and Anglesey
What Kind of Walk is it?
- Time: Approximately 3 hours
- Distance: 6.5 km/4 miles
- Paths: Grassy paths, tracks and roads. The path is steep in places, so good walking shoes and boots are recommended
- Map: Explorer OL17
- Refreshments: Available at the Summit Complex, which is open daily from Easter until the end of October, weekends only out of season. The Rest And Be Thankful Café is at the far end of the headland, on the Marine Drive
10% discount when booking a 2 night stay. This offer is available Sunday to Thursday during April. Please use promo code ‘Coast Path’. Call direct to book