The attractions include the restored
1890 and nearby the Aerial
Cable Car line to the summit of the Great Orme,
built in 1969. At over one mile between the two stations, this is
the longest gondola lift in Britain. Each cabin seats four
The newly restored camera obscura - first
opened in 1860.
Views are spectacular - like this from Camera
Within the Happy Valley the gardens are particularly fine.
Fine landscaped gardens with specimen trees.
Higher up the Happy Valley there is now the
Llandudno Ski and Snowboard
Centre built in 1987 with a
fine artificial ski
300 metres the longest in Britain.
There is also a very popular
700 metre metal lined toboggan
The ski centre has its own Swiss Chalet style café and shop.
the Happy Valley, and opposite the ski slope is Pen y Dinas, a
Scheduled Ancient Monument and site
Iron Age hill fort with the remains of over 50 hut circles. Another
great antiquity at Pen y Dinas is the ‘rocking stone’ on which accused
prisoners are said to have been judged by the druids.