Railway Journeys Snowdonia, North Wales


Travel in style through the Snowdonia Mountain Range and other areas with an array of railways journeys in Snowdonia, North Wales. You can book you and the family onto a beautiful and relaxing journey to explore the area without tiring yourself out. Sit back and relax and enjoy the views.

There are a great number of railway journeys to choose from, with seasonal trains such as Easter, Halloween and Christmas also available to book in advance. West point is close by to a number of boarding stations, so book your tickets today for a relaxing getaway for the day.


Cambrian Coaster Rangers

Aberdovey TrainThe Cambrian Line is valid between Pwllheli to Aberystwyth and Machynlleth. Pwllheli is only a short drive from West Point, which means you’ll have access to some of the top places and attractions along your journey. Attractions include the Centre for Alternative Technology and King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Machynlleth. If you are an animal lover, you will enjoy a visit to Borth Animalarium or Arthog Bog Nature Reserve in Aberdovey. A number of these places would be a fair distance to travel to by car, but taking the beautiful and scenic Cambrian Line will mean you can enjoy a relaxing journey along the way.

Welsh Highland Railway

Welsh Highland RailwayWelsh Highland Railway offer at-seat buffet services, snacks, refreshments and a fully-license bar as you embark on a memorable and scenic journey. You will travel in traditional carriages and historic steam engines as you travel across the beautiful coastlines, rivers, admire views of the mountain ranges and everything else that lies ahead in the heart of Snowdonia. They have seasonal trains throughout the year, perfect for booking for the whole family, including: Easter, Halloween and Christmas!

Llanberis Lake Railway

Llanberis Lake RailwayEmbark on a beautiful and scenic journey with Llanberis Lake Railway and travel on a narrow-gauge steam train. Along your journey you will be introduced to a number of attractions including Dolbadarn Castle, the shortest river in Britain and also past Llanveris’ twin lakes. You will then travel through the Padarn Country Park before getting off at Cei Llydan to relish the tranquil and idyllic location and even enjoy a picnic if you wish!

Snowdonia Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain RailwayHave you ever wanted to reach the summit, but also wanted it to be a relaxing journey? Snowdonia Mountain Railway can provide that for you with their Traditional Diesel Service, Heritage Steam experience, ABT Rack Railway & Technical Information and the History of Snowdon Mountain Railway. Each of these journeys will take you on a journey of 1085 metres up to the summit. Once you’ve reached your destination you will capture the most memorable views in the region. Remember to take your camera!


Image Source

Snowdonia Mountain Railway – Photo by ‘Daryl Hutchinson’ / License

Cambrian Coaster Ranger – Photo by ‘Peter Broster’ / License

Welsh Highland Railway – Photo by ‘NH53’ / License

Snowdon Mountain Railway – Photo by ‘Bert Kaufmann’ / License

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