Llandudno Hostel

Bodafon Farm Park

A working farm at the Little Orme end of the Promenade with a cafe, bar & bbq and panoramic views of Llandudno. Great place for children with plenty of animals including some more unusual ones like llamas, pygmy goat, truffles, peacocks, owls, red deer and cattle. There are rides and toy tractors for the children to play on and an adventure playground for the older ones. Open 10am - 9pm (Mon 10am - 6pm). Booking required after 6pm.

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Llandudno Ski Slope & Snowboarding Centre

Britain's longest toboggan run, a scenic PermaSnow ski slope, sno-tubing and alpine crazy golf are all just around the corner from the hostel. Located on the Great Orme, the Llandudno Ski and Snowboard centre does taster sessions for school groups.

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Great Orme Tramway

Travel back in time when you take the Great Orme Tramway from Llandudno town to the Orme's summit -  a piece of engineering history still in operation after over 100 years.

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Conwy

Conwy has a wealth of educational activities including its medieval castle and town walls, medieval townhouse Plas Mawr and the Smallest House in Great Britain.

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The Great Orme Bronze Age Copper Mines

An educational underground experience learning about the Bronze Age coppermines and the history of the Great Orme. 

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Conwy Castle

Built for Edward I, Conwy Castle is one of 'the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain'. A visit to Conwy Castle is a must for any school group visiting the area.

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RSPB Bird Reserve, Conwy

There are three birdwatching hides and an indoor classroom. It's a great place for children - and teachers - to explore!

The reserve educational sessions that run from 10 am to 12 pm and then 12.30 to 2.30 pm. Two programmes can be combined to make a whole day visit.

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Welsh Mountain Zoo

Highly-acclaimed and conservation-minded this zoo is situated on a hilltop with views to the Irish Sea and is a haven for exotic wildlife as well as local wildlife. Just a 20 minute drive away, the Welsh Mountain Zoo is a great place for an educational visit.

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Beacon Climbing Centre

A valuable and fun educational resource, providing young people with new and exciting experiences that allow them to explore their true potential. Beacon Climbing Centre runs group intro sessions for an exciting introduction to indoor climbing. 

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Zip World Fforest

At Zip World Fforest your school group can adventure through the forest via zip line, ropes and nets hung in the treetops as well as well as choosing from many other adventures like the Zip Fforest Plummet, the Zip Fforest Skyride and the Zip Fforest Coaster.

Check out Zip World's Groups page for further info on discounts and their "Escape the Classroom" offer.

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Zip World Slate Caverns

Zip World Caverns is the home of Titan - the first 4 person zip line in Europe - and other underground adventures like Bounce Below and a training course - swinging from zip lines, walking across rope bridges and through tunnels - all in the massive caverns of an old slate quarry.

Check out Zip World's Groups page for further info on discounts and their "Escape the Classroom" offer.

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Surf Snowdonia

Surf Snowdonia is the first inland surf lagoon in the world - located just half an hour away from the hostel.

Surf Snowdonia does activities for school groups and are committed to breaking down barriers to surfing as a sport and giving 'young people a brilliant introduction to what might become a life-long passion.'

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Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn is a 19th century Neo-Norman castle built for Lord Penrhyn. It is now a National Trust property and is a great educational and fun-filled experience for all ages.

Penrhyn Castle welcomes schools and run guided tours to help facilitate learning.


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Alice in Wonderland Trail

Follow the white rabbit as he leads you around Llandudno with 55 bronze-cast rabbit footprints - through the busy shopping area, onto the promenade and up into Happy Valley on the Great Orme as well as the West Shore, this trail is a great way of exploring Llandudno.

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Home Front Museum

Llandudno Homefront museum is small but packed with war memorabilia and history. 

Open mid-March to November 10 - 4:30 daily and until 2 on Sundays. £3.50 for adults, £2.10 for children.

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Venue Cymru

About a 10 minute walk along the seafront, Venue Cymru is the place to go for Arts, Entertainment and Events in North Wales.

Visit their website for shows and group booking info.

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Tim Pugh - Environmental Artist

We can arrange art sessions for your school group with Tim Pugh - a local environmental artist who creates pieces of art using natural materials and mixed media. 

Each workshop is customised to meet your specific requirements and can include historical and geographical elements to help your group learn about the local area.

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Storytelling

We can help you arrange storytelling sessions for your school.

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Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery Workshops

A stone's throw away from the hostel, the Mostyn Art Gallery offers talks and workshops 'designed to develop pupils’ creative, critical and reflective thinking skills'. These are based on current exhibitions at the gallery and can be pre-booked and tailor-made to suit your group's educational requirements.

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Plas Mawr

Plas Mawr is a restored Elizabethan townhouse at the heart of the medieval walled town of Conwy. Described as 'the finest town house of its period in Britain' and equipped with multi-sensory educational displays it is a great place to take your school group on a visit to Conwy.


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Rhyd-y-creuau, The Drapers Field Centre

We can help you arrange educational field trips for your group, including studies of nearby River Conwy that take you right from the mouth of the river on the coast to the heart of Snowdonia. 

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Aberconwy House

Aberconwy House in Conwy is the oldest dated townhouse in Wales - dating from the 14th century. This National Trust property caters for school groups and its rooms are furnished to reflect daily life from different periods in its history.

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Ty Mawr Wybrnant

In the heart of Snowdonia, Ty Mawr, Wybrnant is the birthplace of Bishop William Morgan who first translated the Bible into Welsh. 

A great place for a school visit with its 16th-century house and Tudor Gardens to explore.


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Conwy Suspension Bridge

Connected to Conwy Castle, Thomas Telford's Suspension Bridge was one of the first road suspension bridges in the world and is a great place for an educational visit for you school.

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Outdoor Sports

We can help arrange taster sessions and activities such as canoeing, climbing, canyoning, bouldering, etc. in the local area.

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Llandudno Swimming Centre

The Llandudno Swimming Centre is located just a few minutes walk away from the hostel and is open for evening sessions Monday-Thursday.

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Great Orme Golf

A 9 hole Pitch & Putt Gold course on the Great Orme. Open daily April - October 10am - 7pm.

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Go Below

A trip to Go Below offers adrenaline-fuelled underground adventure as well as educational aspects. A great educational experience exploring the Welsh mining and slate industry. Each trip can be tailor-made to suit your school's requirements. 

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Colwyn Bay Watersports

Located just along the coast from Llandudno Colwyn Bay Watersports centre offer fun-filled, educational and confidence-boosting packages, including sailing, kayaking, paddling and raft building sessions. 

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Llynnon Mill and Iron Age Roundhouses

The Llynnon mill was built in 1775 and is the only working windmill in Wales. The mill is part of a living museum including two reproduction roundhouses based on the lives of the Celts 3000 years ago.

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