The Imperial Hotel is perfect for a traditional family seaside holiday. Enjoy a day out on the beach whether it be to sit in a deckchair, build sandcastles or play the myriad of beach games, enjoy a donkey ride, watch the Punch and Judy Show or stroll down Britain’s longest Pier. Llandudno and surrounding area offers so much to see, do, enjoy and experience for all the family.
Children can enjoy the experience and thrill of the donkey rides on Llandudno beach, run by the same family for over a hundred years.
Punch and Judy Show
This is a traditional children's favourite show on North Shore Promenade - opposite the entrance to the pier. Daily shows Easter to mid-September (weather permitting) 2.00pm and 4.00pm and also at 12 noon during the height of the season and on Bank Holidays.
Bodafon Farm Park
Bodafon Farm Park appeals to all ages as there is so much to experience in the fields and paddocks. The farm is involved in an owl breeding programme and you can get as close as you dare to native and foreign species of owls and birds of prey. Enjoy a trailer ride around the farm so you get to see everything including watching the farmer shear the sheep, plough and harvest and round up the sheep. Admission to the Farm is free and it’s open all year round.
breeze.oasis.flask Bodafon Farm is towards the Little Orme in Llandudno, so less than a mile away from the hotel.
Alice in Wonderland
Alice Liddell, the young girl who inspired Lewis Carroll to write the famous Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass tales, spent many a happy childhood holiday with her family in Llandudno during the 1860s and 1870s. This connection with Alice has been marked by a series of wooden figures from the tales including the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit placed around the town at locations between the railway station and Happy Valley.
There are also a series of excellent 3D digital Apps. The White Rabbit App Trail 1 is an adventure into Wonderland taking you on a journey in and around Llandudno. The Alice’s Looking Glass App Trail 2 sees her imagination running wild in the form of Jabberwocky and to defeat him she needs to get help along the way. The Alice Origins App allows you to meet the Wonderland characters and with the Learn Welsh with Alice App, you can learn in a fun and mad guide useful Welsh words and phrases. Visit www.Alicetowntrails.co.uk to download the Apps to your phone or to Google Play.
Harlequin Puppet Theatre
Harlequin Puppet Theatre is Britain's first and only theatre built for puppet playing and provides a daily show with puppets on strings, magic tricks and marionette cabaret for children to enjoy.
fever.winter.living Based at Rhos on Sea the Theatre is only a 11 minute drive from the hotel.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Spend a perfect day at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in the company of rare and endangered animals from around the world including tigers, monkeys and ostriches. See the golden eagles, otters, the penguin parade, sea lion shows and the chimp encounter.
gave.skills.teeth Just over 6 miles away from the hotel, so only a quick 13 minute drive.
GreenWood Forest Park
GreenWood Forest Park brings together the elements of fun and adventure with learning for both children and adults. This attraction offers maximum entertainment on a green theme and is the only family adventure park in the UK to provide true eco-friendly rides, including the only people-powered rollercoaster in the world and SolarSplash, the world's only solar-powered water ride. You can also master the Jungle Boats, build a den or whoosh down the huge Green Great Run plus plenty of trails for kids and magic shows and crafts.
jungle.they.flinches GreenWood Forest Park is 24 miles away from the hotel, so an easy 30 minute drive.
Pili Palas Nature World
Pilis Palas is a magical experience for all the family. Enter the live tropical butterfly zone, meet snakes and lizards in the animal sessions, visit the bug zone to see hissing cockroaches, locusts, giant snails or the tropical lair for tarantulas and scorpions. There's also lots of animals to meet including cheeky meerkats, donkeys, goats, pigs, sheeps, rabbits, guinea pigs and alpacas. And there's also an adventure playground with a zip wire and an exciting play barn.
building.snug.developer Pilis Palas is 25 miles away from the hotel so only a 31 minute drive.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Anglesey Sea Zoo is a unique aquarium with over 40 tanks displaying the best of British marine wildlife! Don’t expect to see large sharks, tropical fish or sea turtles – instead you’ll find fascinating creatures from around the coasts of the UK, such as octopus, lobsters, seahorses, conger eels and small British catsharks. You’ll also learn about British marine habitats and the research and conservation work which is helping to save them.
soda.bucket.safely Anglesey Sea Zoo is 29.5 miles away from the hotel which is only a 40 minute drive.
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