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Since 1896 Snowdon Mountain Railway has been welcoming guests to the little village at the foot of Snowdon, Llanberis in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, to experience the awe inspiring journey by rack railway to the summit of Snowdon the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Llanberis, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
Check the weather before if you can. We did but booked three days in advance, the weather seemed ok but then by the day of the trip winds of 48 miles per hour were forecast, so we knew no way would we get to the...More
So, not the rail route itself, but the clarity regarding and the validity and cost of tickets. Fully acknowledging that something like this route has significant running costs...
We booked return tickets with the aim of climbing up Mount Snowdon and catching the train back...More
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SnowdonMR, Guest Relations Manager at Snowdon Mountain Railway, responded to this reviewResponded today
As stated on our website, downwards tickets from the summit to Llanberis are only available on a standby basis at the summit, when available.
Due to unpredictable weather on the mountain we cannot guarantee trains will reach the Summit. Return tickets are only valid once...More
first visit manahe to get to the summit though it was foggy came yesterday weather was worst summit was closed hopefully on the third visit i will have a clearer sunny weather still it was nice to visit
Rude ignorant staff. Customers seated & eating. 5 of us walked in & they put out "no service on the counter" no trains running so we're shut! Obviously don't want the trade. Must of turned away 20 people.... how pathetic.
Mount Snowdon - Highest in Wales, in fact highest anywhere out Scottish Highlands. Two ways to go to the summit. You can take a moderate hike for 2.5 hours one way or take the Mountain Railway to reach the top.
The most important thing to...More
Feel the car park opposite the station should display a notice when the Snowdon trains are fully booked.This will then give tourists the choice not to pay the £8.00 car parking fee.The car park itself is unkempt considering there must be at least 100 cars...More
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SnowdonMR, Guest Relations Manager at Snowdon Mountain Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
We're sorry to hear that you were unable to purchase tickets for the train, we do advise pre-booking to avoid disappointment.
We have our own car park behind the station on Victoria Terrace. The car park opposite the station is not owned or operated by...More
The most important thing to know about this attraction is to book in advance. You can do this on line or in person at the kiosk. Do your research and choose your day to visit according to the weather if you can. Trains are frequently...More
Here we are at the Snowdonia Mountain Railway. Booked online. Tried booking before but it’s very popular so online is best for
tickets but maybe not best weatherise. We arrived early as we wanted to make sure we were in time to pick up our...More
Essential to book in advance to get a seat on the Snowdonia Mountain railway train and to venture up either by steam, or diesel at various times of the day. You can leave it to chance to book on the day, but you might not...More