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A delightful ride through the glorious scenery of the Snowdonia National Park along the shore line of Wales' largest natural lake.

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

  • Duration: 1 hour return journey

In or near Bala (19 miles, 30 km)

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Historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in beautiful, unspoilt Snowdonia. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

Rail Route: Tywyn - Abergynolwyn

In or near Tywyn (19 miles, 31 km)

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Ty'n y Groes car park and riverside picnic area is the gateway to three forest walks, from an all ability trail with the tallest trees in Coed y Brenin (and downloadable Ty'n y Groes MP3 audio trail) OS Grid Reference: SH 730 233

 

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.

In or near Tywyn (18 miles, 30 km)

 

Sail deep in the mountains of Southern Snowdonia, through a magical waterfall, into a mythical world filled with dragons, giants, fierce battles and the legendary King Arthur. Welsh legends unfold as your Dark Age Boatman guides you.

In or near Machynlleth (18 miles, 29 km)

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The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is located at the Tywyn Wharf terminus of the Talyllyn Railway. It is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the UK throughout the last 200 years.

In or near Tywyn (19 miles, 31 km)

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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 (5 miles, 8 km)

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Get kitted up before venturing into the abandoned workings of this secret underground world. Explore and feel the dark, damp mine's history come alive as the expert guide shares its stories. Winner of Best Experience in Mid Wales 2019 / 20

In or near Machynlleth (18 miles, 29 km)

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Cadair Idris Visitor Centre & Tea Room is 250 metres from the car park. The Minffordd path to the Cadair Idris summit passes by them.

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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.

In or near Betws-y-Coed (17 miles, 28 km)

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Sea fishing trips depart from Barmouth harbour daily, tides and weather permitting. Local boats cater for parties and details can be obtained from Barmouth TIC. For more information contact the local secretary 01341 422706

In or near Barmouth (10 miles, 16 km)

 

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere.Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and recognised in the Great British Food Awards 2017 for the best gin produced in the UK.

In or near Machynlleth (18 miles, 29 km)

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The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Rail Route: Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

In or near Porthmadog (4 miles, 7 km)

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Coed y Brenin visitor centre near Dolgellau, is the gateway to Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Try world-class mountain bike trails, family walks, café, cycle shop, all-ability play area and an easy access trail.

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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 (19 miles, 30 km)

 

A small craft village in Mid Wales home to 9 unique studios where you can meet the Makers and see many of the crafts being made. Get creative in a craft workshop. All-weather King Arthur's Labyrinth and Corris Mine Explorers start here too.

In or near Machynlleth (18 miles, 29 km)

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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 (18 miles, 28 km)

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