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Llanberis Lake Railway

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Address: Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
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A Fun way to spend some time on a wet afternoon

We were in Llanberis on a wet Good Friday afternoon a couple of weeks ago. We walked towards the railway and were pleased to find that we were just in time for the last train... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A delightful return trip along one side of the lake. 55 minutes return trip. opportunities, with care, to put your head a little way out of the window. Good views, weather permitting, of he top of Snowdon from along the route. No pre booking required. Almost always space at the last minute. Best place to start the journey is Gilfach... More 

Thank DavidGradwell39
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Llanberis on a wet Good Friday afternoon a couple of weeks ago. We walked towards the railway and were pleased to find that we were just in time for the last train of the day. Even in the bad weather, the hour long return trip was a pleasant way to spend some time relaxing as the train... More 

Thank Nick_Zan_Sharif
Bromborough, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I were out on a motorcylce ride and stopped in Llanberis, we happen to see this train pulling into its station. We made a last minute decision to go on a ride to see what it was all about. What a fun time! and so pretty views, just a chilled hour or so to take time out... More 

Thank Kilikamae
Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a birthday present for my husband off our daughter . It was a lovely day and the weather was perfect . Scenery was all really nice and not rushed at all , staff were very friendly except for the lady in the shop at the entrance who wasn't very forthcoming but didn't spoil our experience at all .

Thank sueandgraham10
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120 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely steam train ride along the lake some lovely views and very reasonably priced, most importantly for us is that dog's are allowed for a pound our nervous rescue dog loved it

Thank Michelle B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delightful way to see breath taking views on a quaint little steam train. It takes you to the another part of the lake. Stops for you to buy an ice cream then takes you back. A real Joy.

Thank erica o
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going to go up snowdon but all the spaces on the train were booked..it was a diesel train not the steam train so will go back later in the season..so instead we went on the steam train around the lake. Which was lovely but, we were stuck in a seat next to the worlds thickest family the women... More 

Thank fifibarker
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rode the train along some beautiful scenery - lake on one side, quarry on other, with lovely views. One can get on and check out the scenery then get back on a shirt while later as trains run very regularly. Fun!

Thank bas011656
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Good Friday we visited the Llanberis Lake Railway, booked and paid for our tickets on the 14.55 train. We then spent an hour in the village before going back to the station well before the train arrived. Upon arrival the train was full, nobody got off and there was no room for us (2 adults, a child and a... More 

Thank Pamela W
Thomas A, General Manager at Llanberis Lake Railway, responded to this review

I am so sorry that your experience on our railway wasn't as enjoyable as it should have been. Please contact me on 01286 870549 and perhaps we can discuss your comments and observations further. Kindest regards Emlyn Pritchard More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family outing, 3 (8, 5 & 4) kids and 2 adults. We all really enjoyed it and took loads of photos and the kids really appreciated the train ride. One of the better value train rides in the Snowdon area. Especially compared to the Ffestinog and Welsh Highland and in particular the Snowdon Mountain Railway! Stopped at the Free National... More 

Thank Charles D

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