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Snowdon Mountain Railway

Romantic Railways of North Wales

Explore North Wales on vintage trains that weave their way through the stunning countryside and lakesides taking you up, up and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life… jump on board! PACKAGED ITINERARY Day 1 Arrival We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner. Day 2 Llandudno Today, we enjoy a lovely drive via Colwyn Bay to the “queen of Welsh resorts”, Llandudno, where we spend time enjoying its beautiful Victorian architecture, Edwardian elegance, pier, shops and attractions. While there we could enjoy a ride to the top of the Great Orme on the beautifully restored tram (local payment only). Day 3 Snowdon Mountain Railway & Llanberis Lake Railway At 3,560ft, Mount Snowdon is the highest mountain in England and Wales. We take a ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway for a journey to “the rooftop of Wales” and, weather permitting, we will have spectacular views. The Visitor Centre has a gift shop and café where we have plenty of time. In the afternoon, we take a ride on the Llanberis Lake Railway , a narrow-gauge railway which follows the shores of the lake. Day 4 Ffestiniog & Bala Lake Railways After breakfast, we travel through the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia National Park as we make our way to the seaside town of Porthmadog to board a train on the Ffestiniog Railway . Sit back and relax as we enjoy the 13.5 mile journey with dramatic views of mountains, lakes and waterfalls around every corner, to Blaenau Ffestiniog. From here we travel by coach to the Bala Lake Railway a narrow gauge railway that runs along the southern shoreline of Lake Bala, the largest natural lake in Wales. We travel from Llanuwchllyn to Bala, enjoying magnificent views of the lake and beautiful Snowdonia National Park as we go, keeping our eyes peeled for possible sightings of the herons and buzzards that nest close by. Day 5 Departure After breakfast, we make our way home.

Great Orme Tramway

Llanberis Lake Railway


Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia Llanberis, Gwynedd

Few hotels can command such breathtaking views as the grand Royal Victoria Snowdonia Hotel. Set in a picturesque location overlooking Llanberis, the hotel is situated just a 10 minute walk from the town centre and its many amenities, attractions and walks. The welcome here is warm and genuine and the atmosphere is one of complete relaxation. All 104 well decorated bedrooms are comfortable, homely and equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The large restaurant is stylish and bright and there is a relaxing, cosy, pub- style bar with comfortable seating. There is also an elegant lounge and beautiful gardens with stunning views. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge 4 Nights Half Board Twin from £332pp No Single Supplement (max 6 incl driver)

Inclusions • Porterage • Welcome tea/coffee • Choice of menu • Tea/coffee after dinner • Glass of wine with dinner on last night • Return journey Snowdon Mountain Railway • Return journey Llanberis Lake Railway • One way journey Ffestiniog Railway Porthmadog – Blaenau Ffestiniog • One way journey Bala Lake Railway Llanuwchllyn to Bala

Ffestiniog Railway © Roger Dimmick


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