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Beware of the terrible service, actual cable car is good fun

The cable experience is great, but beware of the service. Firstly, Only accept cash, no card. Why... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
vg292000au
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London, United Kingdom
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Fun! Great views, even took the dog!

Only downside is that it is weather dependent and their communication via the web is poor. View en... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Anne H
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Happy Valley | Great Orme, Llandudno LL30 2LP, Wales
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Views are amazing and well worth the trip - Especially great if the sun is out! Approx 10 minute journey. Cost is shocking - £7.50 each 1 way or £8 each for return. We did actually pay the £8 but once at the top decided...More

9  Thank Andie_Reviews
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I paid £34 for 4 of us to go up to Great Orme on cable car on 8th. July. When we were due to go down by cable car there was a notice saying all returns cancelled due to weather. I asked for return of...More

13  Thank Juliet O
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We waiting in the queue over an hour to find out it was cash only, then to be told the last car down would be in 45 minutes. Really poor signage and explanation. It should be open much longer and the price needs to be...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

First time on the cable cars. It was fun and great views. Friendly staff though very large cues. Would go again as a change from the tramway.

Thank peterjac2017
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The cable experience is great, but beware of the service. Firstly, Only accept cash, no card. Why can't they sign post this on the website and also outside the counter for everyone to see. Rather this information is hidden and can be seen only when...More

1  Thank vg292000au
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Queued on the side of a hill for an hour with the family to get to the ticket office to see a sign, written on the back of a white paper bag stuck to the entrance screen, saying “We do not accept credit or debit...More

1  Thank Squigs1971
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Only downside is that it is weather dependent and their communication via the web is poor. View en route and at the top are stunning.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is a fair slog from the start of the hill to Happy Valley. OK there was a slight drizzle and cloud cover over the Orme but no wind. Only on reaching the entrance did it say it was closed. What is wrong with a...More

1  Thank russell55530
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Walked up the steep hill only to get a sign saying closed due to high winds. 2 staff sat on entrance with feet up, laughing at the gathering disappointed crowd. When questioned why closed he said if the winds strong enough to blow my hat...More

3  Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Came here today (September 2018).it was windy in the morning.rain later.No information regarding cancellation.long queue in the counter.all disappointed.please please be check before you go.No one was responding in the phone....

1  Thank rojan v r
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

First time I have been on the cable car and it was a pleasant ride. Only downside is the queue and long wait. It says on some of the information that it can take 1000 people per hour, I would say more like 200 based...More

1  Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Take the traditional tram if you want, but be aware of the serious parking problems that jam up the roads around the tram 'station' during peak season. The cable car offers a stress-free alternative at not much more than the tram fare, and in so...More

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Sarah S
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They are closed now and no details of when they open
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Response from annan01 | Reviewed this property |
No I would say definitely not, unless they have alternative access for wheelchairs. The place you queue is up some steps and then once you've paid you go through a turnstile and its all very narrow. You could perhaps email... More
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