Great Orme Mines

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Great Orme
LL30 2XG

Tel: 01492 870 447

Great Orme Mines

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

No need to book. Purchase tickets on arrival.



  • Cyclists welcome
  • Walkers welcome


  • Assistance Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Picnic Site - Available for mine visitors.

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas

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 other approach roads into Llandudno.

Follow the brown “Ancient Mine” and mine symbol signs. If you are following SatNav please note some SatNavs may take you the wrong way when driving up the Great Orme. If you are using a SatNav, follow its directions until you are driving up the Great Orme, do not turn left until you see our sign at the top of the drive.

Public Transport Directions

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

The Great Orme Tramway - catch the tram at Victoria Station on Church Wallks and alight at the Halfway Station.  Following the signs marked "Copper Mine" (heading towards the summit) for a five minute walk. Our site will be on the left.

The Arriva number 26 bus towards Great Orme Summit - this 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 - this will take you from Happy Valley to the Summit.  On arrival at the summit follow the road down the hill on a 15 minute walk until you see our sign. Our site will be on the right (Please note, the Cable Car is weather dependent and cash only).  


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  • The stunning location of our site.



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Opening Times

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

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