Great Orme Tramway

Schools & Groups

Calling all teachers and group leaders

Booking a trip on the Great Orme Tramway is an exciting day out for schools or groups.

As well as taking a ride on the tramway, there’s so much to do on the Great Orme, from exploring ancient mines to zooming down a ski slope! Take the opportunity to learn about local history, geography, engineering and biology.

Why not visit the Great Orme Ancient Mines or take a guided environmental walk with a Country Park Warden?

Contact one of our local advisors and book your trip today!

Copper Mines

A visit to the bronze age copper mines

One of the country’s most important archaeological sites and the largest Bronze Age mine in the world. Visitors will hear about the mine’s history and watch a short film before enjoying a hard-hat guided tour down the pre-Roman mines. The tour lasts around an hour. The Mines are a 5 minute walk from the Halfway Station and have facilities for lunch indoors and outdoors.

Visit the copper mine website.

Environmental Group

An environmental activity walk with a country park warden

Your guide will provide a fun, informative and interesting guided walk in spectacular surroundings which will be tailored to the age of the group. You will meet your Country Park Warden at the summit of the Great Orme or at the Copper Mines and the walk will last around an hour and a half. Again, Facilities are available for lunch indoors and outdoors.

Visit the Country Park Website

School Ticket Prices

School tramway (return) – £4.60

School Mines – £4.00

School Country Park Walk – £3.60

For every 8 children, 1 adult travels free.

Additional adults will be charged at the school rate.

How to Book

If you’d like to book a group visit to the Great Orme Tramway just call or email using the details below.

Tel: 01492 577877
Email: tramwayenquiries@conwy.gov.uk

Once you have booked with us, you will receive full booking confirmation of your visit and a group risk assessment document. You will note from your booking confirmation letter that as we are a public service, we cannot guarantee your booked time slot, however, in order to secure the best possible chance of securing this slot, please try and arrive 10/15 minutes early.

Are you arriving by coach?

Ask your driver to drop you off at Prince Edward Square (see map below) which is by Llandudno’s Pier and a 5 minute walk from the Tramway; follow Church Walks up to the Tramway which you will see located on your right hand side.

Map of the Tramway and surrounding area

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