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Travel in Style
The Great Orme Tramway has been delighting visitors since it opened on July 31st 1902. An engineering marvel of its age, it's still the only cable-hauled tramway still operating on British public roads.
At the Halfway Station exhibition, discover the fascinating funicular tramway - then enjoy the spectacular ride to the top.
Lovingly restored - Re-live the experience of travel more than 100 years ago in the original tramcars - each named after a Saint. The whole tramway has been lovingly restored, ready for another century of service.
- Visitor information
- Tramway history
- Information for schools
- Details on how the tramway works
The Great Orme Experience
So much to see - The view from the Great Orme's 679ft (207m) summit are breathtaking- from Snowdonia and Anglesey, all the way to to the Isle of Man, Blackpool and the Lake District.
So much to discover - The Great Orme is a wonderland of nature and history. Look out for the two varieties of butterfly which are unique to the area, the wild Kashmir goats and the rare flowers.
Explore the headland's amazing Bronze Age copper mines, the Iron Age fort and the Stone Age remains. Visit the 6th century St Tudno's Church. Or simply breathe in the fresh air and beauty.
Watch the Video
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Victoria Station, Church Walks,
Tel. 01492 577877