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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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US$ 633.27*
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Private Guided Snowdonia and Conwy Day Trip from Conwy Valley
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A lovely little train and the Halloween treasure hunt was a bonus. We enjoyed the shirt stop to take photos and enjoyed a picnic on board. Worth booking on line at weekends or... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Tracey R
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Seriously don't know how anyone can rate this as an attraction, we felt throughly ripped off. Although advertised at over an hour long the journey in it's self is really quite short as the train does little more than fast walking pace. I was also under the impression that the railway went 'around' the lake, it most certainly does not.... More 

Thank TrevorEvans12
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to this little railway for a long time. Each time we enjoy it. This visit was for the spooky train. It was suitable younger kids. We have my nine year old and she thought is was good fun looking out for the things on the prize map and stopping at the spooky station. They also do... More 

Thank wazzamurph
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the yearly visit to see santa with my 3 kids early December and all 3 loved it. From arriving at the station at Gilfach ddu to all the lights and the Christmas carols to the short journey down the track to have Santa greet them on the Platform. Quite an enjoyable event.

Thank Wyyyki
Bradford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

fantastic day out amazing views. well worth the visit. The weather was perfect so of course that made a lot of difference.

Thank Julie M
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

First time we been did try last year but was booked up very very good excellent staff really friendly happy always a smile on there face santa was excellent aswell train driver really happy and friendly elfs excellent and happy friendly. Gift really good off santa loved the mince pies and mulled wine for the adults would definitely go again... More 

Thank Michael R
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Llanberis Lake Narrow Gauge Railway allows well-behaved dogs on board for a small fee. The return trip lasts about an hour, but it is possible to break the journey to take a later train. We were in an enclosed carriage while it was raining, but the weather cleared to reveal stunning views of Snowdonia. On the way back we... More 

1 Thank amiddletonsct
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A quaint little railway running along the lakeside with beautiful views of Snowdon and surroundin area. childrens area and little store qith railway toys, refreshments and information. Big car park just around the corner reasonably priced. walking and pic nic areas close by and across the road from Snowdon railway (very expensive) This little train was value for money and... More 

Thank Baker201
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A lovely little train and the Halloween treasure hunt was a bonus. We enjoyed the shirt stop to take photos and enjoyed a picnic on board. Worth booking on line at weekends or half term, the slate mine across is worth a visit too.

Thank Tracey R
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Was initially torn between 'Snowdon Mountain Railway' and the Lake Railway. However the Halloween event with a six year old made the decision to book on the Llanberis Lake Railway and I'm so glad I did. Beautiful steam train and well kept carriages that took you through the hauntingly beautiful Llanberis by the Llyn Padarn Lake.The views are quite amazing... More 

Thank MissKarenHanson
Solihull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Having been on the Welsh Highland and Blaenau Ffestiniog railways, I thought I'd add this one to our trip.On the day we arrived there was a train at 2.55 p.m. and we were told it takes 1 hour and 10 minutes for the round trip. It cost £8.20 per adult and £7.20 for seniors. When it came I commented that... More 

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