The Great Orme Tramway Llandudno is the only remaining fixed cable tram system in great Britain and one of only 3 surviving in the world.
The Tramway is the easiest and most enjoyable way to make the ascent up the Great Orme, running since July 31st 1902 to this day, originally powered by steam until it was converted to our modern day electricity. The tramway is a great and traditional way of getting to the summit; enjoy rolling past incredible views with a friendly and leisurely atmosphere. Stretching from Llandudno all the way to the summit, the Tramway has been lovingly restored so that you can rediscover the same journey people made more than 100 years ago, ready to serve visitors in the new century.
The journey makes for a fantastic day out, after enjoying the ascent, take a break at the summit café where you can enjoy staggering views, where on a clear day you can see Snowdonia, Anglesey and even The Isle of Man, The Lake District, and Black pool. There are lots to things to do up the Great Orme and the best way is traveling in style, rather than turning a day out into an exhibition by walking up. Check out the half way station. There are so many amazing views all the way up the Orme and the tramway presents an entertaining, relaxing journey with a taste of Llandudno’s Victorian past. Scale the 670 ft summit with ease and in style with this delightful tramway. The tram runs every 20 minutes so you can always easily catch a ride and it is open seven days a week. Every visitor to Llandudno should take the opportunity to enjoy the tram. The most relaxing journey up the Orme and 100 years of travelling history.
The Great Orme Tramway is only a 15min walk from the Cae Mor Hotel Llandudno.