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Victorian holiday town.

Still retains punch and judy show on promenade.

Set between two rocky outcrops the Great Orme and the Little Orme.

Little Orme being the site of Britain's earliest pre-historic Bronze mine currently protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Mining can be shown to have taken place there from 6,000 BC up till 600BC through carbon datings of scrapping instruments.
Bronze promoted early links with Bronze trade in north wales and as far away is Ireland.

Great Orme, meaning Great worm, is the larger outcrop. It was named by sailors as they rounded the peninsula.
There's good fishing to be had around the headland from conga in the wrecks lying offshore.

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July 06, 2007 change by lpx (1 point)

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