A POPULAR tea house and hot stone restaurant is selling up after eight years in the town.

Characters, on Llewelyn Avenue in Llandudno, is on the market due to ill health.

Posting on Facebook, Brett and Annie Sinclair said: "As many of our regular customers know last year we had to reduce trading hours due to ill health within our the family.

"We have now made the decision to sell on Characters Tea House and we wanted to share this news with you.

"It is with great sadness we can no longer continue, however the last eight years have been wonderful.

"We will continue to trade three days a week (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) until we find somebody who would lovingly take over from us.

"We would also like to thank everyone for your kindness, support and custom."

The business is being advertised with St Davids Commercial and is for sale £50,000 Premium.

A description for the restaurant states: "Busy charming coffee/teashop which is only available owing to ill health. Our clients lease is available for assignment of lease consent will be required to extend the present lease which expires in March 2022. In the evening it transforms into a Hot Stone Restaurant."

Brett is the brother of Benidorm actress Sherrie Hewson. The national press reported last year that Brett had been diagnosed with grade 4 glioblastoma - the most aggressive and common cancerous brain tumours in adults.