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Great Orme, Llandudno

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Landmark
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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  • This a beautiful place to visit with amazing views and fantastic wildlife. If you enjoy walking and the outside I would truly recommend to anyone visiting the area.  more »
  • Unfortunately windy so we had to walk up as cable car not running. Views from the top, breathtaking, easy to walk if you have sensible clothing/footwear. We walked up the side where the cable car...  more »

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