Haulfre Gardens

A straightforward walk to the West Shore with views over Llandudno and a delightful Victorian garden – look out for Tweedledum and Tweedledee!

Technical sheet
No. 17454997
A Llandudno walk posted on 25/11/21 by Walks from the Door. Update : 25/11/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h10[?]
Distance Distance : 2.19mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 151ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 154ft
Highest point Highest point : 177ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 10ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Llandudno
Starting point Starting point : N 53.327839° / W 3.830613°
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Description

(D/A) From the road in front of the guesthouse, turn right and walk to the roundabout. Bear right into Church Walks. Cross Ty-Gwyn Road and Tan-yr-Ogof Road and continue past the tram station. Turn right up Bodlondeb Hill.

(1) At the top, turn left along Cwlach Street (one-way). When the road divides, take the upper, righthand fork (Cwlach Road), with a no-through road sign. At the end of the road, ignore the footpath to the left of the gateposts and instead follow the driveway up into Haulfre Gardens. Pass the Haulfre Tearooms and adjoining cottage, then take the lower (left-hand) of the two paths, then the upper (right-hand) path by the Tweedledum and Tweedledee statues.

(2) Follow the path along a terrace past a long line of benches and a pergola. Go through a gate onto the open hillside and continue along a level path (look out on the cliffs above for the famous Orme goats). Stay on the main path, passing a couple of shelters partway along.

(3) At the end of the cliff the path descends, via a zig-zag with a few steps, to the road at the Old Toll House. Cross the road and turn left along the pavement, then turn right onto the path along the West Shore. Pass the boating lake and, before a small breakwater, turn left past a children’s play area.

(4) Cross West Parade and join Gloddaeth Avenue. Follow this road for ¾ mile back to the War Memorial on the North Shore. Turn left and follow the road round to the right back to The View.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 66ft - The View
1 : mi 0.33 - alt. 141ft - Cwlach Street
2 : mi 0.52 - alt. 157ft - Statues
3 : mi 0.92 - alt. 102ft - Zig-zag
4 : mi 1.37 - alt. 20ft - West Parade
D/A : mi 2.19 - alt. 66ft - The View

Useful Information

There’s a short climb to the gardens, and a few steps down to Marine Drive, but the route is surfaced throughout.

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