Railways in North Wales Coast & Self Catering Nearby

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Railways in North Wales Coast & Self Catering Nearby

Welsh Highland Railway, Porthmadog - Caernarfon and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Welsh Highland Railway (Rheilffordd Eryri) is a 25-mile long restored narrow gauge railway operating between Caernarfon and Porthmadog. From beneath the castle walls in Caernarfon, the trains climbs over 650ft above sea level to the foothills of Snowdon, before zig-zagging dramatically down the steep hillside to Beddgelert in the heart of the National Park, then through the magnificent Aberglaslyn Pass and on to Porthmadog. At Porthmadog it connects with the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway.

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, Porthmadog and self catering accommodation nearby...

The journey takes about an hour, but you won't be on the train for most of the time. Your train will take you for a short ride, then we stop at the Engine Sheds where you get to climb into the cabs of the locomotives and see how things work. Find out about the narrow gauge railways of Porthmadog and how they became famous around the world with your free visitor guide. Shop and Tea Room on site as well.

Fairbourne Railway and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Fairbourne Railway extends two miles between Fairbourne Village and Barmouth Ferry where it connects with a ferry which takes passengers across the Afon Mawddach to Barmouth. Return tickets are valid all day and passengers may break their journey at any of the four request stops.

Cambrian Coast Railway Line and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Cambrian Railways Line runs along the North West Wales coast from Machynlleth to Pwhllheli. One of the most scenic train rides in the UK is accompanied by Country and Coast Gazers that point out things of interest while travelling on the trains.

Ffestiniog Railway, Porthmadog - Blaenau Ffestiniog and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832. The railway takes you on a 13½-mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Our historic trains climb over 700 feet from sea level into the mountains through tranquil pastures and magnificent forests, past lakes and waterfalls, round horseshoe bends (even a complete spiral) clinging to the side of the mountain or even tunnelling through it. Single trip 1 hour and 10 minutes, return trip 2 hours and 30 minutes. Group rates available, advanced group booking essential.

Cambrian Coast Steam Trains, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

Cambrian Coast steam trains starting at either Machynlleth or Aberystwyth, and running along the Cambrian Coast Line as far as Porthmadog or Barmouth, take in some of Wales' most stunning mountain and coastal scenery. Sights along the line include the white sands of the Mawddach estuary and the famous Barmouth Bridge, Harlech and Cricieth castles, Snowdonia Mountains - and all from the comfort of vintage carriages.


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