Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Travel on the glorious line from Caernarfon through Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog - some 40 miles of narrow-gauge steam! These are 2 separate railways which meet at the central station of Portmadog.
What makes it special
- Outstanding scenery
- Comfortable carriages
- Historic steam engines
Other things to do nearby
Rise and fall with the countryside on quiet lanes and exciting downhill sprints in this stunning area. Try one of the ride with GPS routes that we've created.
Travel on Britain’s only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon. Visit the website
From the front door of all our Snowdonia hostels you will be treated to unrivalled access to some of the UK's finest walking and hiking territory. From YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass: There are three route
A unique range of very special adventures. Experience Europe's longest Ziplines, or massive underground trampolines and high-rope cavern adventures called Bounce Below. See the Zip
Discover the timeless appeal of narrow-gauge steam trains. Enjoy views of Snowdonia as you travel along the shores of Llyn Padarn.
Discover a landscape that was sculptured by ice thousands of years ago.
Descend Jacobs ladder and wander through tunnels and chambers. Outside the caverns there's breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay.
Portmeirion, the setting for the cult 60s series 'The Prisoner' ("I am not a number.
The rides and activities at this unique eco-attraction have been designed for fun with a difference – you provide the energy!
Ideal for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and powerboating with easy access to the open sea and superb coastal scenery. Visit the website
This enormous neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria.
Try one of the fastest growing adrenaline sports in the world. Bring your friends along and challenge them to a race!
There's 80 acres of magnificent gardens to explore, with lovely Italianate terraces, formal lawns and magical wooded valley. From here there are stunning views across to northern Snowdonia.
High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.
There are many local crags within easy walking distance in the area, so you won’t have to walk far before you can start climbing.
The Fairy Glen is a secluded and enchanting gorge carved by the river Conwy.