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A narrow gauge train trip up the steepest gradients in Britain. Steam locos and coaches from around the world. Shops and picnic areas at both termini.

Rail Route: Llanfair Caereinion - Welshpool

In or near Welshpool

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Lleucu Llwyd is one of Wales’s most tragic love heroines, often referred to as the ‘Welsh Juliet’ and her tragic story has continued down through the ages.

 

Once there was a King desperately tring to build himself a tower at Dinas Emrys as defense against the invading saxons. Every morning the stones placed the previous day had disappeared-could this be the work of 2 fiery underground dragons?

In or near Machynlleth

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National Trust owned 14th-century merchant's house.

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Cardigan Castle is one of the most important castles in Wales - the first stone castle built by a Welshman and the birthplace of the first eisteddfod in 1176.

In or near Cardigan

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A traditional stone-built 16th-century farmhouse, the birthplace of the first translator of the whole bible into Welsh, Tudor Bishop William Morgan. The Uplands walk through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

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Situated in a commanding position in the Welsh Marches, the castle's austere exterior contrasts with the elegant state rooms within.

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Historic Newton House surrounded by Natural Nature Reserve and 18th century landscape with deer park and cosy cafe.

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The National Trust Llanerchaeron Estate near the coastal town of Aberaeron is a traditional welsh estate with a villa, servants' quarters, stables, farm buildings and walled garden, set in a landscape which is both beautiful and productive.

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Dating back to over 250 years ago, there is a wealth of history to be explored at Llywernog Silver-Lead mine. Take the Miner's Life guided tour, follow The Miner's Trail, visit our Mining Museum and experience new live show Time Lab!

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The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the heritage centre. Vintage train.

In or near Porthmadog

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Explore a much-loved home, garden and 1,200-acre estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants.

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Bala Lake Railway is one of the Great Little Trains of Wales. The 9 mile return journey through the striking scenery of the Snowdonia National Park and a must see attraction on the shore line of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid).

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

  • Duration: 1 hour return journey

In or near Bala

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Britain's only public track and pinion mountain railway runs from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon at 3,560ft, the highest mountain in England and Wales.

In or near Llanberis

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Dolgoch Falls railway station is a station on the Talyllyn Railway between Tywyn and Abergynolwyn in Southern Snowdonia. Just 4 miles from Tywyn Wharf the station was built for tourist traffic and for visitors to the local Dolgoch Falls.

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This unique village is set on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia. It was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis to demonstrate how a naturally beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it.

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Breathtaking Rhossili bay, with its three mile long sandy beach, is overlooked by the Old Rectory, the most popular National Trust holiday cottage. Visible on the beach at low tide are the remains of the Helvetia, a ship wrecked in 1887

In or near Swansea

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Elegant suspension bridge and toll-keeper's house adjacent to Conwy Castle.

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