Llandudno is an art lover's paradise, and has a range of art galleries that display both contemporary and modern forms of art. This town is situated on the northern coast of Wales, alongside the beautiful waters of the Irish Sea. As Llandudno is a popular vacation destination, one will find a large number of bed and breakfast boutiques and hotels in Llandudno. While most of the mainstream hotels in Llandudno are located near the bustling North Shore area, it is also possible to find chic bed and breakfast boutiques in close proximity to the art galleries in town.
One of the leading art galleries in Llandudno is the Old Bank Gallery. Housed in a historic building called The Tabernacle Chapel, the Old Bank Gallery is located at the corner of Llewellyn Avenue and Upper Mostyn Street. The remarkable architecture of the building, together with its Welsh Baptist chapel and the history associated with it, makes it a must-visit attraction for tourists staying at hotels in Llandudno as well as locals.
The Old Bank Gallery displays original artwork created by a local artist named Christine Garwood. This artwork includes paintings in watercolours, acrylics, oils, pen and ink, pastels and mixed media, as well as silk paintings and freestyle machine embroidery. You will also find a charming gift shop in the art gallery, which sells art prints, hand-made crafts, and reproductions of Christine's original paintings on coasters, bags, mugs and mats. Admission to the art gallery is free of cost. The gallery is open throughout the year, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, from Tuesday to Saturday.
In addition, the gallery holds art workshops at regular intervals, in which students are taught techniques in drawing, watercolour painting, silk painting and freestyle machine embroidery, among other things. These weekly art classes are held every Wednesday and Saturday, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm, all through the year. Refreshments are included in the charge for the classes.
The Space Boutique B&B is one of the few bed and breakfast boutiques in town that are located near art galleries. Situated on Church Walks, the Space Boutique is just a short walk from The Old Bank Gallery on Upper Mostyn Street. This hotel in Llandudno has eleven individually designed bedrooms, with bespoke oak furniture sourced from the mysterious orient. This hotel in Llandudno has developed an excellent reputation, featuring in leading publications like The Daily Post, The Lancashire Evening Post and The Sunday Mirror.
The Space Boutique is one of the premier hotels Llandudno, and can be contacted on 01492 818198.