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Where are the Alice in Wonderland statues in Llandudno?

Last Updated: 5th May, 2020

Wooden sculptures of the Queen of Hearts and Alice were put in place on Gloddaeth Street and Vaughan Street this week as part of work on the Alice Trail. The aim of the trail is to take advantage of the town's links with Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, and draw tourists interested in his work to the town.

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Also question is, how many Alice in Wonderland statues are there in Llandudno?


One may also ask, why is Alice in Wonderland in Llandudno? It may be that Carroll was inspired by various parts of the north Wales coastal town, but a 1933-statue which suggests he devised Wonderland during "happy ramblings" with Alice on the beach is wrong, he said. The Liddells loved Llandudno enough to build a home - Penmorfa - on its west shore in 1862.

Also to know is, what's the connection between Llandudno and Alice in Wonderland?

The Hotel Connection St Tudno Hotel's connection with the books began when Alice Liddell, the inspiration for the 'Alice' character in the books, stayed in Llandudno in 1861. She was eight years old, and on holiday with her family when Charles Lutwidge Dodson (Lewis Carroll) visited the family.

What is Llandudno famous for?

Known as the Queen of the Welsh Resorts, the ever-popular seaside town of Llandudno is a rich hive of history and memories. The mining settlement turned thriving tourist hotspot is famous for its Victorian architecture and stunning scenery, but there is more than meets the eye to the quaint coastal town.

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