Things to do in Llanberis

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Things to Do in Llanberis

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  • tarrina72
    St.Helens52 contributions
    My partner and myself visited this museum while on a short break, it's free to enter, there is alot to see. We went inside the 3 little houses dating 1861, 1901 and 1969 each house was decorated to each era and where beautiful. There was a working Blacksmith, machinery and a extra large water wheel.. There is a lovely cafe which is reasonably priced, we ordered tea, coffee, bara brith and scone with clotted cream and jam for £7,and lovely it was too. Well worth a visit
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Vickyb
    150 contributions
    Good fun going up Snowdon on the train. It only goes 3/4 way up at the moment which was a shame and costs over £30, but overall we felt the view and journey were worth it. The customer service was brilliant.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • familytravel4x4
    Liphook, UK522 contributions
    Booked a compartment for four (£25) and enjoyed the ride which skirts the edge of the lake. Unlike a recent reviewer who criticised the view being impeded by trees, we did not perceive it to be an issue - yes there are trees but also large expanses of open views to the lake and beyond. Unfortunately on a rainy day the mountains (including Snowden) were shrouded in clouds/mist, so some of the views were limited. But still an interested place to visit.
    Written 20 October 2021
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  • Avux99
    Cheshire, UK466 contributions
    Drove through Llanberis loads of times whilst in Snowdonia but never been to Parc Pedarn & Dinorwig Quarry before. Didn’t even know the Quarry would be accessible! Enough here in this area for a interesting & free day out. Started off parking at the first car park opposite the path for Dolbardarn Castle. Dolbardarn Castle is worth the short & steep walk up imo for a quick photo op. You cannot go up the tower. Then it was on to the National Slate Centre around the corner. The buildings are worth a quick perusal & the highlight is undoubtedly watching the short informative film followed by a demonstration of slate splitting. The worker (Jonjo?) finished off by making a shape which you can buy in the gift shop - won’t tell you what it is, it’ll spoil the surprise! Then it was a short path uphill to the viewpoint over the bottom of Vivian Quarry. Great pic! The bottom water level path is closed I believe due to recent rockfall. Then it was along the same path heading slightly uphill again heading north to the Quarry Hospital. A brief interesting walkthrough here. Then back down the steps and across the little bridge along the path along the eastern shore of Llyn Padarn back to the Slate Museum car park. Then we drove the 5 miles or so round the northern edge of Llyn Padarn over to Dinorwig & along the one track road (Lon Garret, cap duly doffed to previous reviewer) where we were dropped off at the end (enough parking for three or four cars only here) for the short uphill walk from there to the top of Dinorwig Quarry. The Quarry is amazing, an otherworldly landscape & very photogenic. You could spend hours or even days exploring here. As it was, we meandered slowly down the hill, past the huge piles of discarded Slate for a couple of miles of winding paths & past the Britannia Barracks back down to Pedarn Park to be picked up again at the Slate Museum Car Park. A great day out! If you want even more there is the Llanberis Lake Railway too!
    Written 20 April 2022
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  • Exocet
    4 contributions
    I was a youngster when this place was under construction holidaying in the family caravan nearby.
    The day's would be interrupted with the dull booms of the heart of the mountain being slowly ripped out to make the caverns for the turbines.
    It took me over 40 years to go and visit and what a fool I've been. This place is fantastic especially if you have an interest in engineering or a film buff.
    In the main turbine hall, look to the roof and you see the drainage channel designed by the one and only Carol Voorderman of Countdown fame
    Step outside into many of the service roads and think about those action movies you have watched like James Bond, Tomb Raider, Harry Potter to mention a few, all fimed here.
    Five star attraction not to be missed.
    Written 24 October 2020
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  • Bobby R
    2 contributions
    What a beautiful place to go and with free parking!!

    We had a day trip with the kids paddle boarding and kayaking in the most perfect place.

    There are toilet facilities, easy access to the lake, free parking and a cafe within walking distance. Plenty of people brought their own BBQs which is allowed so long as you dispose it after use.

    Great for a family day out.

    Can't recommend this stunning place enough.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • tarrina72
    St.Helens52 contributions
    This castle is free of charge, and is situated in a beautiful part of North wales, great views from the top of the castle, but please be careful when going up has the stairs are quite narrow.. Would definitely visit again.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Andrew L
    Leigh, UK3,437 contributions
    Took the path along the North side of the lake on the MTB. Beautiful views at various points along the track as it opened out to see the lake and hills. Track actually v tricky on a bike. Well worth the effort.
    Written 5 September 2020
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  • les h
    Birmingham, UK235 contributions
    From the tourist guide we went to the Honey Farm for a bite to eat for lunch only to find the coffee shop closed
    We had a look around the honeys and meads and chatted with the beekeeper owner who was very knowledgeable about his products
    Written 6 September 2018
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  • B. M
    124 contributions
    A lovely medieval building which can provide a restful place, whatever your beliefs. St Padarn was the founder of Llanberis. There was a service going on when I entered and it seemed anyone could join the congregation.
    Written 30 July 2019
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  • Bernie S
    The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK475 contributions
    If mountain landscapes are your thing this is just the place for you. Lots of images by a variation of artists.
    Written 19 April 2019
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  • LouiseBourne
    Essex, UK124 contributions
    Amazing experience and highly recommend!

    The path is considered the easiest but it is still challenging at some parts and it is also the longest. We got up to the summit is just under 2 hours however it all depends on your fitness levels.
    There is a drink/snack hut half way which is a nice place to stop if needed and the bar at the top is closed until next year so there are no toilets for the entire duration.

    The summit gets very busy with everyone taking photos but we found a spot to have our lunch and relax and enjoy the view.

    The views were incredible and really are worth it.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Restless13Soul
    345 contributions
    See all these photos of it? That’s it.
    We only saw it because we were walking around the lake and parked near it. I took a picture as we passed by because why not? But it’s not a must or should see.
    Written 11 September 2021
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  • teulu o fon
    8 contributions
    Diwrnod arbennig ar y ropes uchel. Cai ein hyfforddwr yn arbennig o dda yn cefnogi aelodau mwy ofnus y grwp ond yn herio’r aelodau mwya mentrus.
    Byddwn yn bendant yn ol.
    Diolch o galon xx
    Written 20 April 2022
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  • Ben W
    1 contribution
    A great service. When other taxis weren’t available CK cabs came through. Alan was a star and his kilt is clearly becoming quite famous having read previous reviews. Thanks you.
    Written 7 May 2022
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