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Railway Event, Sat 6 Apr 2019

Race the Train

Race the Train


“Race the train” with a twist! Stand-Up Paddleboarders and boats race the train along the length of the lake. Travel on the train to follow the race and watch the event.

The race is over 4 miles along Llyn Tegid/Bala Lake finishing at the Bala end. You can follow the race from the train which departs Llanuwchllyn at 17:00 prompt.

We are offering reduced rate tickets (Adult £4 each way, Children £2 each way) and the train will bring you back to Llanuwchllyn.

Enquiries about paddleboard entries to Green Dragon Activities: email:

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 Apr 2019
Train departs Llanuwchllyn 17:00.


Reduced rate tickets: Adults £4.00 each way, Children £2.00 each way.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 1 Mar St David’s Day
Sat 6 Apr Race the Train
Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr Easter Egg Hunt
Sat 25 - Mon 27 May Model Show and Bala Lake Festival of Transport


Llanuwchlyn Station,
LL23 7DD



Plan route to Bala Lake Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 882299  Lat: 52.85494 Long: -3.66180

Off the A494 at Llanuwchllyn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 23 miles from Barmouth station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome