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Caernarfon Railway Station

Caernarfon, Wales
+44 1766 516024
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Our Weekend in North Wales

The station is currently being rebuilt, but the ticket office is warm and welcoming. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Jen R
,
Worcester, United Kingdom
Just a station platform for the narrow guage trains

The railway station is being redeveloped, but pretty basic - a bit of roof to keep the rain off... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
StephenH H
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Caernarfon, Wales
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The station is currently being rebuilt, but the ticket office is warm and welcoming. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. We're already looking forward to visiting again in 2018.

1  Thank Jen R
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The railway station is being redeveloped, but pretty basic - a bit of roof to keep the rain off, and almost dead unless there is a train active. But people come for the narrow gauge steam trains - and those are magnificent.... There are only...More

2  Thank StephenH H
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stunning scenery, totally unspoilt, beautiful. Went to Porthmadog return. Journey takes just over 2 hours each way. Enjoyed Welsh tea on the return journey.

1  Thank Gillian M
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Caernarfon Station is currently being relocated/rebuilt, so there is a little disruption, but don't let this bother you. Tremendous rail journey, get the brochure £5 to appreciate the history and surroundings. We went 1st Class which for 2 return tickets to Portmadog which cost more...More

1  Thank RandBH
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Hubby and I were in this locality on Wednesday. The original railway station was opened 20 years ago in 1997. It only has 1 platform. It is run by the Welsh HIghland narrow guage railway company. We walked along the temporary footpath, crossed over the...More

1  Thank Jilly2903
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Really only a platform for the steam trains but there is building work in progress for what looks like a fantastic complex which will be great when completed. At the moment you have to walk up the road, then cross over to the railway shop...More

1  Thank rollercolin
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

the station had some building work going on on our visit so it was a short walk to the facilities,but it was ok .the staff in the shop were very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank sm00thlady
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We travelled fron Caernafon to Rhyd Ddu and back. This takes you to just below the highest point in the line and close to Mount Snowdon. The lower part of the journey is rural but the the second hald takes a steady climb up the...More

1  Thank bandbh
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We got the 10.00 train to Portmadog from Caernarfon - we arrived at 9.30am and there was no problem booking the tickets on the day. The scenery is beautiful and the staff were attentive and friendly. About 1/2 way into the journey and at one...More

5  Thank Teachinglady
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We travelled on the Welsh Highland Railway from Caernarfon to Beddgelert and back. Great scenery, hot food and drink served to your table and a lovey village to look around and have lunch before heading black. The dog also came with us for £3 and...More

2  Thank MichelleEH4
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Julie L
11 March 2018|
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Response from sgreig-ffwhr | Property representative |
Hi Julie, yes, since the rebuilding of the Welsh Highland Railway begun Caernarfon has always had a station. The original line did not run into the town but there was a standard guage line that did which was closed in the... More
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Suzanne P
14 September 2017|
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Response from sgreig-ffwhr | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the late reply, systems access trouble! Our booking office in Caernarfon opens at 9am daily and, depending on the service, closes at 5 or 6pm.
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Robert H
16 September 2016|
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Response from boo59Leicester | Reviewed this property |
Wrap up warm as it's freezing at the top.
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