You don’t need to drive, cycle or walk to be able to access some of the most beautiful areas in North Wales, instead you can hop aboard on some of the most captivating railway trips Wales has to offer. Traditional railway trips will take you in and around Snowdonia, the valleys and everywhere else that is worth the visit. Throughout the year there are a number of fantastic railway journeys planned for special occasions such as Easter, Halloween and Christmas, so be sure to visit keep up to date on the events in Snowdonia, North Wales.
Llanberis Lake Railway
Step onto the narrow-gauge steam trains more a leisurely way to travel Snowdonia. Throughout the journey you will pass the 13th century Dolbadarn Castle, Britain’s shortest river and past Llanveris’ twin lakes. You will then embark on a non-stop journey through the Padarn Country Park, before stopping off at Cei llydan to relish the beautifully tranquil location and enjoy a spot of lunch with friends and family.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Spanning over three centuries, the Snowdon Mountain Railway offers a variety of railway experiences for all the family to enjoy. These include the Traditional Diesel Service, Heritage Steam Experience, ABT Rack Railway & Technical Information and the History of Snowdon Mountain Railway. On top of either of these railway journeys you can join the ultimate journey which takes you 1085 metres to the Summit. Capture the most amazing views as your journey upwards to the clouds commences.
Welsh Highland Railway
Welsh Highland Railway invites you to embark on a memorable railway journey, capturing outstanding scenery whilst travelling in traditional carriages and historic steam engines. You will visit beautiful coastlines, ancient woodlands, rivers, mountains and castles in the heart of Snowdonia. Each train has at-seat buffet service, snacks, refreshments and a fully-license bar featuring locally-brewed award winning beers.