Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Overview

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Take a journey to the rooftop of Wales. At 3,560ft Snowdon dominates the landscape, with stunning scenery and awe-inspiring views from the top.

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What makes it special

  • One of the most unique and wonderful railway journeys in the world
  • Stunning scenery
  • Great day out for the family

The railway is closed for winter and will re-open mid-March 2019

Price

From £10.00 per trip

Hostels nearby

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Caernarfon , LL55 4TY

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 57857 58987

Lat/Lng: 53.109082, -4.124934

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Climbing in Snowdonia

Climbing in Snowdonia

Surrounded by some of the best climbing in Britain, there's plenty of choice with single pitch and multi pitch routes, bouldering problems and a variety of rock types to suit all levels.

Cycling in Snowdonia

Cycling in Snowdonia

The hostel is close to several Sustrans cycle network routes and other spectacular road routes, either through the hills or along the flatter coastal roads, all within breathtaking scenery.  

Mountain Biking in Snowdonia

Mountain Biking in Snowdonia

The hostel is a short drive from the Forestry Commission's Marin Trail with its challenging ascents and technical descents - best for experienced mountain bikers.

Snowdonia Mountain Railway

Snowdonia Mountain Railway

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

Electric Mountain

Electric Mountain is home to the Dinorwig Power Station, set in the mountains of Snowdonia and dubbed "Britain's largest battery" this hydroelectric station houses 6 electric generators producing

Ropes and Ladders

Ropes and Ladders

High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.

Llanberis Lake Railway

Llanberis Lake Railway

Discover the timeless appeal of narrow-gauge steam trains. Enjoy views of Snowdonia as you travel along the shores of Llyn Padarn.

Kayaking in Wales

Snowdonia Watersports

Snowdonia Watersports (previously Surf Lines) offers an exciting range of adventures combining new skills, travel, exploration and an element of risk. Visit the website

Kayaking group on a still lake

Bach Ventures

Bach Ventures offers courses in rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing and adventure activities in the beautiful area of Snowdonia.  Open to families, friends, youth groups, and school trips. Visit

Climbing in Betws-y-Coed

Climbing in Betws-y-Coed

Mount Snowdon is the ultimate climbers dream in North Wales. You'll get a real sense of achievement once you've accomplished this climb.

Snowdonia Riding Stables, horses looking over box edge

Snowdonia Riding Stables

Located between Snowdon and the sea, experience superb riding amongst some of the best mountain and coastal scenery in the British Isles, whatever your ability. Visit the website  

Walking and Rambling in Idwal

Walking and Rambling in Idwal

Walk around Llyn Idwal and discover stunning waterfalls, the famous Devils Kitchen and the magnificent Snowdonia hills - beautiful on any day of the year.

Climbing in Idwal

Climbing in Idwal

The best climbing in the whole world, well, so the hostel manager says! You'll find all varieties of rock and levels.

Running in Idwal

Running in Idwal

Glyder Ridge Distance: 5.5 miles/8km   Start/Finish: Ogwen car park, Llyn Ogwen, LL57 3LZ   Terrain: Mountain track, trail   Toughness: Challenging   Ascent: 731 metres &

Climbing in Snowdon Pen-y-Pass

Climbing in Snowdon Pen-y-Pass

Try the brilliant tracks directly across the road from the hostel. Crib Goch offers grade 1 scrambling opportunities, with lots of famous climbing crags available in the immediate area.