Fairbourne Miniature Railway

Fairbourne miniature railway operates from two main terminals – Barmouth Ferry and Fairbourne with four stops between stations. If you are a real train buff, adults can ride at the footplate with the driver (extra cost incurred) but what a way to travel ! Hop off and visit the Blue Lake, a lagoon in the […]

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Bala Lake Railway

Home of the ‘Alice’, the little Welsh Engine! This one hour round trip can be tailored to last as long as you want it to be. You can hop on and off so you can squeeze in a visit to the gorgeous town of Bala, browse the shops, stop for a leisurely lunch, or if […]

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Mount Snowdon, Snowdonia

Visiting the peak of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales, is achievable no matter what your fitness level. For those who don’t fancy a three hour walk, the train is always an option. There are so many routes up Snowdon – the easiest being the Snowdon Ranger Path, the most difficult and treacherous being the Crib Goch option!

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Garth Pier, Bangor

There are so many free places to visit in North Wales. You don’t need money, just your imagination! Whilst there is no charge, there is a donation box if you want to help preserve this fabulous pier…..

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Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

In Penrhyn on the outskirts of Bangor, this castle is packed with historical artifacts. Stunning gardens, where you can walk with the dogs.

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Vivian Diving Centre, Llanberis

You don’t have to be interested in diving to appreciate the stunning location and history in this now unused quarry pool which just happens to be on the edge of so many beautiful signposted walks. The echos bouncing off the slate quarry walls is quite unnerving & the natural lighting is ethereal.

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Ceunant Mawr Waterfall, Llanberis

This fabulous waterfall can be seen both from underneath and from on top, whichever takes your fancy & is Just ten minutes stroll from Llanberis. Along quiet lanes & woodland tracks, it is a lovely stroll for all the family and the cold, fresh water makes for the perfect drink along the way for the dogs.

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Gelert’s Grave, Beddgelert

In the centre of the pretty village that is Beddgelert, Gelert’s Grave is probably the best known feature. According to legend, Gelert is the resting place of Gelert, the faithful hound of Prince Llewelyn The Great. The story goes, that the Prince went hunting one day without Gelert and returned home to find him covered […]

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