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“Lovely afternoon” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Llanberis Lake Railway

Llanberis Lake Railway
Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
01286-870549
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Llanberis
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Lovely afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Went here after we were unable to climb Snowdon because of ice and snow! All types of ages on board, couples and families. Really enjoyed our trip stunning views on route. Saw some wild goats at the track side. Made a stop on the way back to allow photographic opportunities of snowy Snowdon. Make sure your carriage window can be opened to take better photos. Some are out of order and can't be opened.

Visited March 2013
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Falmouth
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“Toot toot!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

This was our children's first trip on a steam train and they loved it. It was nearly £20 for the four of us, which for a trip that takes about an hour I didn't think was too bad. The scenery was super. Worth a ride. Once you've done that, a trip over the road to the slate museum is a must.

Visited April 2013
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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“The business”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

If you are put off by the prices on the Mountain Railway, this is a great alternative. In its own right it is a lovely trip starting from Llanberis and running up past the Slate Museum then along the length of Llyn Padarn. Wonderful views
It uses old steam engines from the Dinorwig Slate Quarry nearby and is a Mecca for steam buffs.
I cannot recommend it enough, the staff are very friendly, there is a stop of point midway along the line with a great picnic area and a woodland trail. Well worth a day as you can do the Slate Museum too.

Visited May 2012
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lancashire
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“Must visit if in Llanberis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Great train ride around Llanberis lake, brilliant views, lots to see. The train doesnt go all the way around the lake just half of it and then back but is still worth the trip. The train stops half way round the trip to a large picnic area and childrens play area, it stops here for a 5 minute break if you want a bit of air or you can get off here and get back on another train later but take food and drink with you, theres now toilets and picnic benches here that were not there last time we went. It was £20 for a family ticket, theres toilets at both stations and a cafe at their main station. We will definatly visit again in the summer and take a picnic.

Visited April 2013
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“Beautiful views of Snowdon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Great little train ride, the kids loved it. Take a break half way and enjoy the cafe in the woods. Great views across the lake towards Snowdon.

Visited April 2013
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