Great Orme Mines

Add Great Orme Mines to your Itinerary


Great Orme
LL30 2XG

Tel: 01492 870 447

Great Orme Mines

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

No booking necessary. Just turn up and purchase ticket on arrival.



  • Cyclists welcome
  • Walkers welcome


  • Assistance Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Picnic Site - Available for mine visitors.

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Clear signage
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors and staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • One way system
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Queuing system
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating

Parking & Transport

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Parking (free) - Available for mine visitors. Car park gates are locked at 5pm.

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Minimum 10 people paying in single transaction.
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Please visit the website to arrange a group tour:
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Please visit the website to arrange a group tour:

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Great Orme Mines is well – signposted from the A55 and all other approach roads into Llandudno. Follow the “Ancient Mine” signs. After the initial signs, you need to look out for the Mine symbol. If you are following satnav please note some satnavs may take you the wrong way when driving up the Great Orme. If using a satnav, follow its directions until you are driving up the Great Orme but don’t turn left until you see the Great Orme Mines sign at the top of the drive down into the attraction's car park.

Public Transport Directions

The Alpine Great Orme Explorer bus departing from the pier stops immediately outside Great Orme Mines. 

The Arriva number 26 bus towards Great Orme Summit can be caught opposite The Palladium (Wetherspoons). Alight at the Halfway Station stop and follow the signs marked 'Copper Mines' on a five minute walk.

The Cable Car wil take you to the summit.  On arrival at the summit follow the road down the hill on a 15 minute walk until you see our sign. (Please note, the Cable Car is weather dependent and cash only).  


  • Watch the Introductory Film



  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

* Open everyday until the end of October from 9.30am with last admission at 4.30pm.

What's Nearby

  1. Great Orme Foot Golf

    Footgolf has the same simplified rules as the 9 Hole Pitch & Putt except the major…

    0.27 miles away
  2. Great Orme 9 Hole Pitch & Putt

    9 Hole Pitch & Putt is a simplified version of a traditional game of golf, the name comes…

    0.27 miles away
  3. Great Orme Tramway

    The Great Orme Tramway is Britain’s only funicular, or cable-hauled, tramway that travels…

    0.51 miles away
  1. Llandudno West Shore

    Llandudno West Shore beach is a long sandy beach located on the North Wales Coast.

    0.56 miles away
  2. Empire Hotel Spa

    Indoor heated pool with special effect lighting, sauna, steam room and whirlpool.

    0.66 miles away
  3. The Home Front Museum

    Experience the Sights and Sounds of Civilian Life during the Second World War at this…

    0.69 miles away
  4. Llandudno North Shore Beach

    Representing the main sea front area of Llandudno as a tourist resort, north shore is a…

    0.71 miles away
  5. Happy Valley

    Happy Valley public park was donated to the town of Llandudno by Lord Mostyn in 1887 as a…

    0.72 miles away
  6. Llandudno Pier

    Llandudno Pier is the premier attraction to visit whilst on holiday in Llandudno, a…

    0.74 miles away
  7. Penderyn Distillery

    Penderyn is located in the Old Board School in Lloyd St which was built in 1881. More…

    0.76 miles away
  8. Llandudno Chocolate Experience

    Take a tasty journey through the history of chocolate...

    You will begin your journey in…

    1.03 miles away
  9. The Great Orme

    The name Great Orme, derives from an Old Norse word meaning ‘sea serpent’. The Orme is…

    1.06 miles away
  10. Wild Horse Brewing Company

    Wild Horse Brewing Company is a small craft brewery located in Llandudno, North Wales –…

    1.06 miles away
  11. Llandudno Promenade

    A Victorian seaside resort, largest holiday resort in Wales.

    1.81 miles away
  12. Bodafon Farm Park

    Wander around the paddocks of rare farm breeds. See our extensive aviaries containing…

    2.3 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Within miles