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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Llanberis, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
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First time up snowdon

This is our first trip up Snowdon. We pre booked the early bird which is a must they sell out fast... read more

Reviewed today
Peter S
via mobile
First visit with friends from Australia.

Advanced booking for 4 of us on the 9am train. Was s wonderful trip up on a cloudy misty day, not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kenneth A
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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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 highest mountain in Wales and England.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“diesel train” (90 reviews)
“half an hour” (147 reviews)
“high winds” (60 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Llanberis, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
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"full refund"
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"diesel service"
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"bench seats"
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is our first trip up Snowdon. We pre booked the early bird which is a must they sell out fast. Very nice view on the journey. Unfortunately the summit was covered in cloud. Cafe and gift shop was busy. But with only half an...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Advanced booking for 4 of us on the 9am train. Was s wonderful trip up on a cloudy misty day, not good for photos. Wonderful cafe and information center at the top. We heard a train had derailed which meant it could be a long...More

Thank Kenneth A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little train with beautiful views, good fun for children but a bit overpriced. Well worth doing once though.

Thank shuttle56
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We used the Train to come down after our hike up. We were told there might be a 4hr wait to get on the train as we did not book a return. However, we were called after an 1hr :) We got on the train...More

Thank Rubyjheeta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to pay the extra for a steam propelled trip to the summit in a "vintage" coach and it was well worth the extra money. For a start you get the audible and visual thrill if the steam engine working very hard on the...More

Thank TMRDavies
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small boy's dream, and I'm still a small boy at heart. An early train left Llanberis at 9.30 and we progressed slowly up the track reaching the summit a few minutes ahead of schedule. Sods Law says it had to be zero...More

Thank Greyoltwit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well organised and professional. Book ahead as it sells out very quickly. Obviously the amazing scenery is the star of the show and the weather can be unreliable but if the weather is half-way decent it is a wonderful trip. We went on the steam...More

Thank Sarian T
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very popular attraction. Book tickets on line in advance as the day we visited all seats were sold . Well organised but on reaching the summit crowded due to something going on. We were lucky to enjoy beautiful weather & the views outstanding as you...More

Thank thesmiths35
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I found this trip very good for me as I am a wheelchair user. They were very helpful. My only fault with this trip was the toilet fasilities at the train station, were not very wheelchair friendly

Thank gtdoyle
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The diesel trains are cheaper than the steam engine, and although it was cloudy when we got to the top, it was a great experience. Wear good shoes for the few minutes' climb to the very top.

Thank jaelke
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Columbus C
21 June 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to book you will not get a seat otherwise.
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paulrog6413
21 June 2018|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
The steam train runs from May to end of September. The diesel from March till end of October
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