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Llanberis Lake Railway
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“slate museum”(121 reviews)
“picnic area”(31 reviews)
“gilfach ddu”(22 reviews)
Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1286 870549
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Anglesey every year as a family all 8 of us plus two under fives and decided to visit lakeside railway. The railway was all decked out for Halloween..think I enjoyed it just as much as the children. A five minute stop at the...More

Thank susan h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took grandson on the Halloween train on 31 Oct. It was really enjoyable. Each child given a printed sheet to mark of the different spooky signs along the 5 mile journey and return and were given a small gift at end. reasonably priced. Friendly staff....More

Thank Bigdaddyarthur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's was wet and windy, but the views was interesting if it was clear up From the rain. But we have fun like we do.

1  Thank Icelady_9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was s cold day but lovely views of the lake. Could be improved by someone talking a bit about the history of the area. It was just s ride with no information given about the area

Thank JetSetterSheffield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice journey bordering the crystal clear Lake with the beautiful mountains visible across the lake. There is a short stoppage to enjoy the fantastic views and lake water and then return.

Thank Samudra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Llanberis lake railway is a most pleasant ride along the shores of the lake with fine views of Snowdon and the surrounding countryside. There’s a good size car park next to the station and slate museum. The sedate ride takes about an hour whilst...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip complemented the Snowdon railway which we travelled immediately prior to this with the bonus of a steam engine rather than the diesel. Great little trip along the lake with good views of it and the surrounding mountains a short stop on the way...More

1  Thank redwing58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The journey, albeit only an hour and a bit, takes in breathtaking scenery that is still impressive (maybe even more so) on a cloudy and rainy day. On the way back we stopped off at the National Slate Museum which is also worth a visit...More

1  Thank Scrabblescore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rode the miniature today it was a very pleasant lovely journey gorgeous scenery brilliant for a cloudy autumn day we stopped at the cafe and visited the small shop and then a walk around the slate museum which is free and well worth a...More

Thank Lucytravels222014
Reviewed 3 weeks 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
Emlyn P, General Manager at Llanberis Lake Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry that you feel that your experience at our railway did not match your expectations, or the high standard we strive to achieve for all our passengers. Please contact me on 01286 870549 if you wish to discuss the matter further.

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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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20 July 2018|
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Response from Brucieboy-70 | Reviewed this property |
About 2.5 hours
26 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