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Llanberis Lake Railway
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“picnic area”(31 reviews)
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Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1286 870549
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is in my opinion a default option when travelling up to Snowden is not a possibility We were served by a lady in glasses who was so INCREDIBLY RUDE snappy, short and defensive to the point where I had to stop and ask 'do...More

Thank Jaspreet K
Reviewed 5 days ago

A good ride beside the lake with a stop for photos on the way back. At the main station there is a cafe (but oddly no toilets!); it is very close to the National Slate Museum

Thank Marty979
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day in Llanberis, £8 for a narrow-gauge steam train ride along the lakeshore and back. The train goes out non-stop, and then back with two stops. The first stop is for a viewing of Mount Snowdon (a 5 minute stop) and the...More

Thank dylan3spot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a day in Llanberis, and found the Lake Railway easily. £8 (£7 concessions; even less for kids and dogs) gets you a narrow-gauge steam train ride along the lakeshore and back. The train goes out maybe two miles non-stop, and...More

4  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent a small fortune on the train to the top of Snowdon last year, we decided to drop down a few gears (and £s) to try out the Llanberis Lake Railway. Essentially, this is a 5-mile narrow gauge railway with a collection of steam...More

2  Thank Marc H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this journey around the lake. The view is amazing even if it was a little cloudy on the day

Thank shaw1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little train that takes you along the side of the lake, interesting for all ages, we also come here every year to see santa on the famous santa train. This is the really father Christmas very magical

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been riding on the (free) visiting Swiss mountain train at Snowdon over the weekend and the staff involved with this event were charming, polite and helpful. We decided to ride on the Lake Railway. It seems you can buy your tickets for either...More

1  Thank LondonBoomerang2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited in early September. We had booked a trip on the mountain railway in the afternoon so decided to also combine a trip on the Llanberis Lake Railway earlier in the day. The initial impression was not great with the lady selling the tickets at...More

1  Thank andy22462017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day at Llanberis with my wife and dog. We spent the morning at the National Slate Museum and then finished the day on the steam railway. A quaint little line with excellent views of the lake, which allowed us to take our 2...More

1  Thank SteveB5192
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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 Chloe B | 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