Great Orme Country Park

Great Orme Country Park

Overview

Dramatic limestone headland renowned for its wildlife and history. Don't miss the live camera that watches the seabird colonies.

10 am - 5:30 pm

Hostels nearby

YHA Rowen Exterior

YHA Rowen

Parking
Private rooms available
Self-catering kitchen

Great Orme Country Park

Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 2XG

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 76877 83271

Lat/Lng: 53.331985, -3.8503424

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve

Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve

Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve This reserve is delightful all year. There are events to suit everyone from keen birdwatchers to beginners or young families. Visit the website    

Aberconwy House (in centre, last before junction)

Aberconwy House

The oldest dated town house in Wales.  The furnished rooms reflect daily life from different periods in its history. Visit the National Trust website

Cycling in Conwy

Cycling in Conwy

Conwy is full of history and exploring the town's narrow lanes, castle walls and valley by bike is a great alternative to just walking!

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the website

Mountain Biking in Conwy

Mountain Biking in Conwy

Exactly what your mountain bike was designed for, ascending and descending Conwy Mountain with views over Conwy Bay - an exhilarating way to explore the area.

Watersports in Conwy

Watersports in Conwy

Hire a jet ski in Colwyn Bay or take to the water at Llandudno sailing club. Conwy estuary is great for sea kayaking and sea canoeing. Learn how to kite surf nearby or even charter a boat!

Conwy Water Gardens

Conwy Water Gardens

1.1 miles Visit the aquarium, reptile house and otters, fish on the lake, explore the woodlands and tuck in at the Dutch pancake house. Visit the website

Walking and Rambling in Rowen

Walking and Rambling in Rowen

Take the old Roman road from outside the hostel and walk to Tal-y-Fan Mountain, part of Carneddau Range, 2000ft above sea level.

Bodnant Gardens

Bodnant Gardens

There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley.  From here there are stunning views across to northern Snowdonia.

Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle

This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.

Mountain biking in Idwal

Mountain biking in Idwal

Popular with confident mountain bikers from all over the world, there's excellent mountain biking in the area, especially on the Marin Trail - but this is only suitable for serious mountain bikers as

Zip World showing 2 on the zipwires

Zip World - Penrhyn Quarry

A unique range of very special adventures.  Experience the world's fastest Ziplines, or a tour of the quarry.. See the Zip World website for full details of all the adventures.

Watersports in Idwal

Watersports in Idwal

Llyn Ogwen is very popular with fishermen. You might even catch a Gwyniad, a sub-species of European white fish, trapped in the lake after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago.

Swallow Falls Waterfall in Betws-y-Coed

Swallow Falls Waterfall

Swallow Falls Waterfall is the highest continuous waterfall in Wales. The falls are set on the River Llugwy in the beautiful Gwydir Forest. Visit the website.