LLANDUDNO is a Victorian seaside gem, with a long elegant promenade backed by pastel-coloured hotels, and perfectly framed by two headlands; Great Orme and Little Orme. The resort has remained largely unchanged for over a century, there’s Punch and Judy, donkey rides on the beach and a pier, the longest in Wales. There’s plenty to see and do, the San Francisco-style tram or the alpine cable car to the summit of Great Orme Country Park, Llandudno Museum, Home Front Experience and the Chocolate Experience for those with a sweet tooth.
BODNANT GARDENS is a world famous garden with intimate corners, sweeping lawns, grand terraces and verdant woodland – there are many gardens in one at Bodnant. Created over the last 150 years, with plants collected and brought to Britain from around the world it was the incredible vision of generations of the McLaren family. It’s a haven of rarity and beauty with a stunning backdrop of the Carneddau mountains of Snowdonia, a delight for the senses with its year-round colour.
LLANFAIR PG the village on Anglesey famous for having the longest place name in the UK. When written in full it has 58 characters.
PLAS NEWYDD HOUSE is an enchanting mansion and gardens set on the shores of the Menai Strait with spectacular views of Snowdonia. It’s the ancestral home of the Marquess of Anglesey, which has changed over the years from the original Tudor House, renovations in the 18th century and modernisation in the 1930s. Within the 40 acres of gardens you’ll find beautiful borders with Italianate Terraces, a Sunroom Courtyard and in the Arboretum many plants usually found in the southern hemisphere.