Featured Destination

September 2019: Autumn in the Southern Chilterns

We feel an autumn break should be about embracing the beauty of the season rather than trying to escape it in the search for year-round ...More
More Uk destinations

Rather interesting Llandudno facts

Click for places to stay in Llandudno | Today's best rates | Send in your views of Llandudno | Read visitor reports

Did you know that Lewis Carroll is believed to have had the idea of writing Alice in Wonderland while staying in Llandudno? He was summering at Pen Morfa, the West Shore holiday home of Dean Liddell with the latter’s family. Carroll (Dodgson if you prefer) seemingly began writing it there, and even read extracts aloud to entertain the Liddells and fellow guests who included Gladstone.

If you like this, Share it

Famous Llandudno people:

Hywel Lewis

More famous Britons here

Brit Quote:
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded - George Orwell
More Quotes

On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster – 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages