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Llanberis Lake Railway in Gwynedd

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The Llanberis lake railway is one of the several great attractions in Llanberis, the lake side village at the foot of Snowdon starting at Gilfach Ddu. The narrow guage steam trains take you past the 13th century Dolbadarn castle, crossing the possibly shortest river in Britain passing between the twin lakes to Llanberis village via the extension opened in 2003 through the Padarn country park, with stunning views of Snowdon from the shores of lake Padarn. A short stop on the return journey at Cei Lydan - an ideal picnic spot by the lake and back at Gilfach Ddu. You can watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water or visit the gift shop and Cafe.

The 5 mile trip takes about an hour and all trains are hauled by one of the vintage steam engines rescued from the Dinonwic slate quarries. All trains have wheel chair accomodation, but oweing the limited space it is best to book in advanced.

Other attractions nearby which can be reached by train are 'The Den' - An indoor play area for small Children, Ropes and Ladders for older ones, ancient castle, a power station, the national slate museum and the Country park.

The Llanberis lake railway is one of the several great attractions in Llanberis, the lake side village at the foot of Snowdon. Starting at Gilfach Ddu, the narrow gauge steam trains take you past the 13th century Dolbadarn castle, crossing possibly the shortest river in Britain, and passing between the twin lakes to Llanberis village via the extension opened in 2003. The train then joins the route of the original 1845 slate railway passing through Padarn Country Park, with stunning views of Snowdon from the shores of Lake Padarn. After a short stop on the return journey at Cei Lydan - an ideal picnic spot by the lake the train returns to Gilfach Ddu where you can watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water or visit the gift shop and Cafe.

The 5 mile round trip takes about an hour and all trains are hauled by one of the vintage steam engines rescued from the Dinonwic slate quarries. All trains have wheel chair accomodation, but owing to limited space it is best to book in advance.

The Llanberis lake railway is one of the several great attractions in Llanberis, the lake side village at the foot of Snowdon. Starting at Gilfach Ddu, the narrow gauge steam trains take you past the 13th century Dolbadarn castle, crossing possibly the shortest river in Britain, and passing between the twin lakes to Llanberis village via the extension opened in 2003. The train then joins the route of the original 1845 slate railway passing through Padarn Country Park, with stunning views of Snowdon from the shores of Lake Padarn. After a short stop on the return journey at Cei Lydan - an ideal picnic spot by the lake the train returns to Gilfach Ddu where you can watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water or visit the gift shop and Cafe.

The 5 mile round trip takes about an hour and all trains are hauled by one of the vintage steam engines rescued from the Dinonwic slate quarries. All trains have wheel chair accomodation, but owing to limited space it is best to book in advance.

The Llanberis lake railway is one of the several great attractions in Llanberis, the lake side village at the foot of Snowdon. Starting at Gilfach Ddu, the narrow gauge steam trains take you past the 13th century Dolbadarn castle, crossing possibly the shortest river in Britain, and passing between the twin lakes to Llanberis village via the extension opened in 2003. The train then joins the route of the original 1845 slate railway passing through Padarn Country Park, with stunning views of Snowdon from the shores of Lake Padarn. After a short stop on the return journey at Cei Lydan - an ideal picnic spot by the lake the train returns to Gilfach Ddu where you can watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water or visit the gift shop and Cafe.

The 5 mile round trip takes about an hour and all trains are hauled by one of the vintage steam engines rescued from the Dinonwic slate quarries. All trains have wheel chair accomodation, but owing to limited space it is best to book in advance.

The Llanberis lake railway is one of the several great attractions in Llanberis, the lake side village at the foot of Snowdon. Starting at Gilfach Ddu, the narrow gauge steam trains take you past the 13th century Dolbadarn castle, crossing possibly the shortest river in Britain, and passing between the twin lakes to Llanberis village via the extension opened in 2003. The train then joins the route of the original 1845 slate railway passing through Padarn Country Park, with stunning views of Snowdon from the shores of Lake Padarn. After a short stop on the return journey at Cei Lydan - an ideal picnic spot by the lake the train returns to Gilfach Ddu where you can watch the driver stoking the fire, the engine taking water or visit the gift shop and Cafe.

The 5 mile round trip takes about an hour and all trains are hauled by one of the vintage steam engines rescued from the Dinonwic slate quarries. All trains have wheel chair accomodation, but owing to limited space it is best to book in advance.

Other attractions nearby which can be reached by train are 'The Den' - an indoor play area for small children, Ropes and Ladders for older ones, an ancient castle, a power station, the National Slate Museum and the Country Park.

Contact details

Click to visit www.lake-railway.co.ukwww.lake-railway.co.uk

telephone: 01286 870549
address:  Rheilffordd Lyn Padarn
Gilfach Ddu, Lanberis
Caemfon
Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

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