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Llanberis Lake Railway

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Address: Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
Phone Number: 01286-870549
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Enjoyable but a little pricey

This is a lovely ride by the side of the lake, although a bit expensive (a lot cheaper than up the mountain) and a good way to spend some time. Certainly has reasonable space and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Hucknall, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a little pricey for how long it lasts and for the fact you have to pay £4 to park but it is a different way of seeing the lake and the mountain views and its dog friendly!

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Hucknall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely ride by the side of the lake, although a bit expensive (a lot cheaper than up the mountain) and a good way to spend some time. Certainly has reasonable space and is friendly for those less able to walk. The money off coupon of 20p is a waste of time and not worth the trouble. The... More 

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Saint Neots, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We thought this train ride was a bit expensive but a family ticket did reduce the cost a little. Would have preferred the money off voucher for drinks if we spend x amount in the restaurant to have been off the train price instead. The steam train was interesting for the train enthusiasts in our party. The views from the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Having arrived at Gilfach Ddu, paid the £4 for parking (it does last all day). Found the little train station quite charming. Small VERY reasonably priced shop, and a spacious cafe. The train ride itself was fabulous. £8 is NOT expensive compared to Snowdon at £27 minimum!!!!!!!! The train ride lasts approx an hour. There are some stunning views, and... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This trip is about an hour long. Cute little engine and train along the lake and back. It does have two stops and two different times for pick up. If you get there early do go and see the Slate Museum right at the station. It is a free museum and well done. Also has a gift shop and cafe.... More 

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We visited in May and for a change on the day we visited the sun came out! The train is quite small but roomy inside and easy to board for those with mobility problems, (which all 3 of us have) my mum was able to climb aboard with no problems as the floor of the carriages is quite low. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were very lucky with the weather we had. It was sunny and the views were quite nice. The only issue I would say was going and coming back on the same trip, the small steam machine being moved from one side to the other of the train and still pulling the train backwards (it just did not look the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Brillliant trip round Lyn Padarn on a little welsh steam train,good views round the lake, good fun on a day out at Llanberis

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Wales
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27 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

An excellent little steam train, but it only goes down and back on one side of the lake( LLyn Pardan) los of people thought it went around the lake " not So" it does stop half way for photos etc, only about 30 mins it total nice views if the weather is good, we wanted to do the Snowdon railway... More 

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Merseyside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We took a pleasant train journey along the lake starting not far from the foot of snowdon. Price is reasonable and for only an extra £1 we could take our dog on. It was a great way to pass an hour.

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Address: Address: Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
Phone Number: 01286-870549
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Llanberis

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