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Llanberis Lake Railway
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Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1286 870549
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have visited the railway and had a wonderful time on the Santa train today. It was a wet cold horrible day. Had booked in advance for a family of 4 2 children and 2 adults. Mince pies and mulled wine available in the cafe Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beccaboo8816
Reviewed 1 week ago

45 minute steam train ride takes you alongside the lake giving you great views of the mountains and surroundings, very scenic. Usually a longer ride but shorter out of season. Still very enjoyable. Staff were really lovely and made your ride very enjoyable. Lovely cafe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YorkcityHM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to take this short trip as the Snowdonia train had closed. Its a nice trip, about 3/4hr long, nice views and relaxing. Just taking time to take things in. The trains used were from the old slate mine which is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the views of Llyn Padarn and Snowdon . Great little trains travel along one side of the lake .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We visit Anglesey every year as a family all 8 of us plus two under fives and decided to visit lakeside railway. The railway was all decked out for Halloween..think I enjoyed it just as much as the children. A five minute stop at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank susan h
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Took grandson on the Halloween train on 31 Oct. It was really enjoyable. Each child given a printed sheet to mark of the different spooky signs along the 5 mile journey and return and were given a small gift at end. reasonably priced. Friendly staff....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bigdaddyarthur
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It's was wet and windy, but the views was interesting if it was clear up From the rain. But we have fun like we do.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Icelady_9
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

It was s cold day but lovely views of the lake. Could be improved by someone talking a bit about the history of the area. It was just s ride with no information given about the area

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JetSetterSheffield
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A nice journey bordering the crystal clear Lake with the beautiful mountains visible across the lake. There is a short stoppage to enjoy the fantastic views and lake water and then return.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Samudra S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The Llanberis lake railway is a most pleasant ride along the shores of the lake with fine views of Snowdon and the surrounding countryside. There’s a good size car park next to the station and slate museum. The sedate ride takes about an hour whilst...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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27 August 2018|
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Response from Simon_in_Leigh | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, believe there is a small charge for doing so
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21 July 2018|
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Response from Brucieboy-70 | Reviewed this property |
About 2.5 hours
27 June 2017|
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Response from ChloFin | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I am very very familiar with this business! So it's a journey along the side of the lake, not around it! It depends where you get on so if you get on in the village, it travels all the way to the end without stopping... More