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Welsh Highland Railway (Caernarfon)

The Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls.

Rail Route: Caernarfon to Porthmadog.

In or near Caernarfon (9 miles, 15 km)

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Snowdon National Nature Reserve

The Snowdon National Nature reserve covers a massive 1,671 hectares, and it is home to arctic plants that have survived there since the end of the last glaciation approximately 12,000 years ago.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

 
Above Swallow Falls Gwydir Forest

Car park with a view and the gateway to Swallow Falls Ty’n Llwyn means ‘house in the grove’. This is a great place to have a picnic with a view (tables provided) Grid Ref: SH 766 583

In or near Betws-y-Coed (13 miles, 21 km)

 
Newborough Forest

This is a lovely quiet picnic spot in sheltered woodland and an easily accessible lake rich in birdlife just 100 meters from the car park OS Grid Ref: SH413669

In or near Newborough (13 miles, 21 km)

 
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve

Cwm Idwal was the first officially recognised National Nature Reserve in Wales; it was given this status by the Nature Conservancy Council in 1954. Along with Cadair Idris, Cwm Idwal was a favourite haunt of Charles Darwin.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

 
Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

In or near Porthmadog (20 miles, 32 km)

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Snowdon Mountain Railway new Heritage Carriage

Let Snowdon Mountain Railway take you on a journey of a lifetime to the rooftop of Wales. Snowdon, at 3,560ft dominates the landscape of Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

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Coedydd Aber National Nature Reserve

The main attraction for visitors to Coedydd Aber has long been the reserve’s spectacular waterfall, but the valley is home to a diverse range of habitats, from mixed woodland to grassland.

In or near Conwy (4 miles, 6 km)

 
Aberconwy House

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

In or near Conwy (12 miles, 19 km)

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Oriel MOSTYN Gallery

Behind an impressive 1901 terracotta facade in the strikingly beautiful seaside town of Llandudno is Wales' leading gallery of contemporary art - Oriel MOSTYN Gallery.

In or near Llandudno (13 miles, 21 km)

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Dolbadarn Castle

Probably built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth ('the Great') early in the thirteenth century, the castle is dominated by a massive round-towered keep, still standing up to 50 feet.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

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Eirias Park

Stadiwm Zip World (Parc Eirias) in Colwyn Bay is Conwy County's premier sporting attraction with fifty acres of beautiful parkland.

In or near Colwyn Bay (16 miles, 26 km)

 
Passing at Cei Llydan

Discover the timeless appeal of our narrow-gauge steam trains - a more leisurely way to travel and the perfect way to savour the grandeur of Snowdonia.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

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Penmon Priory

Remains of the priory dating from the thirteenth century, when the house became part of the Augustinian order. The origins of the site are traditionally associated with St Seiriol in the sixth century.

In or near Beaumaris (6 miles, 10 km)

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Get closer to nature at RSPB Conwy

A wetland nature reserve on the banks of the Conwy estuary, and easily accessible from the A55 and the railway station. A place to discover nature - not just birds!

In or near Conwy (13 miles, 20 km)

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National Slate Museum

Shadowed by towering slate mountains, the National Slate Museum Llanberis is housed in the Industrial Victorian Workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwig slate quarry above it.

In or near Llanberis (7 miles, 11 km)

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Plas Mawr

At the heart of medieval Conwy stands Plas Mawr, the 'Great Hall', built between 1576 and 1585 for the Welsh merchant Robert Wynn.

In or near Conwy (12 miles, 19 km)

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Barclodiad y Gawres

Barclodiad y Gawres "The Giantess's Apronful" is a type of monument known as a decorated Cruciform Passage Grave, and its location here in Anglesey makes it very unusual. Tombs of this type are usually only found in Ireland.

In or near Ty Croes (16 miles, 25 km)

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