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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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Afternoon ride

We have been on most steam railways in Wales but not this one. We caught the train at Clanberris.The train takes us thruogh rivers , lakes lots of mountains and lots of scenic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We have been on most steam railways in Wales but not this one. We caught the train at Clanberris.The train takes us thruogh rivers , lakes lots of mountains and lots of scenic views and lots of stops for refreshments and loos. The return trip takes about an hour including stops. The children on board seemed to enjoyed it more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely wonderful to view the lake from this fun little railway. A great way to pass a bit of time for the whole family.

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

After travelling on the mountain railway in the morning, went on this railway in the afternoon. Very enjoyable comfortable ride along the side of the lake and back. Can not understand how previous reviewers thought it went completely round the lake. All in all a very good visit for a reasonable pric

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Had a nice ride on this train alongside the lake. It took around an hour to do the complete return journey but the time went by quickly and the children enjoyed it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Ride was ok, lady in the ticket office was really rude, the leaflet was over rated, carriages were a little cramped.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Llanberis Lake Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Padarn) is a narrow (1'-11½”) gauge line which uses vintage steam locomotives that formerly worked in the Dinorwic slate quarries to carry passengers for 2½ miles along the north shore of Llyn Padarn. The round trip takes about an hour. We parked our car at Gilfach Ddu (£4.00 all day) and travelled on the... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Due to no tickets on sale st 11am for the day on the mountain train this was sooo much cheaper and still very.enjoyable

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Considering the shortness of this train ride in some of the most cramped and uncomfortable carriages I've ever been in the price is on the high side. Maybe it was because it was a cold day and hence a really cold ride. I don't think a hot day would've been any better. I love steam trains but I couldn't really... More 

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Llanberis lake railway is a lovely. We spent the day there are children really enjoyed it the train stops at a couple of places where you can get off & have a look around. Plenty of things to do. There's a slate museum which is free there's also a small Castle & lots of different walks you can do with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A short trip alongside the shores of Lake Padarn Llanberis. Good views of the lake and surrounding countryside.Nice little engines with penty of history.Carriage was a bit cramped but bareable,a nice way to spend a couple of hours. I was slightly let down however having seen the railways promotional video, i probably was expecting more. Reasonably priced but paying 4-7... More 

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