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Great Orme Caernarfon

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Evening view from the Great Orme looking across to Puffin Island and southeastern Anglesey.
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Evening view from the Great Orme looking across to Puffin Island and southeastern Anglesey.

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Site Details

Limestone headland which attracts good numbers of migrants during the spring and summer. Seabirds breed and pass the headland during onshore winds.

Birding Sites in the Great Orme Area

Additional Site Details


Leave the A55 coast road towards Llandudno on the A470. Drive through Llandudno along the promenade until you reach the toll house at the start of the Great Orme. Drive around the Orme until you reach St. Tudno's Church. Park anywhere here and search the headland for birds.


Toll charge during office hours - £2 per car.



Opening Times

Open all hours.


Café; toilets and gift shops on summit.

Key Areas / Routes

The limestone headland for recent falls; the bushes behind the churchyard and resevoir for migrants; seawatching from the Marine Drive.

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