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Railway Event:Mince Pie Specials - Meet Santa at Llyn Tegid | Bala Lake Railway

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Railway Event, Sat 11 - Sun 12 Dec 2021, £5

Llanuwchlyn Station,
LL23 7DD



Booking is now open for our ‘Mince Pie Special’ trains this December.

Get into the mood for Christmas this year by joining us for a festive treat on one of our trains.
We expect these trains to get booked up quickly, so please don’t delay and book early to avoid disappointment.

Here’s what you can expect:

See the railway decorated for Christmas with Christmas characters to help and entertain you
Enjoy a hot drink (or alternative) and a mince pie on arrival at Llanuwchllyn
Brass band playing Christmas tunes
Christmas lights and decorations on our trains
A return ride to Llangower station
On the return journey there will be an additional stop where Santa will make an appearance on the platform to wish your party a Happy Christmas and give children a gift of a chocolate selection box - adults will also be offered a glass of mulled wine.
Trains will depart at the following times on Saturday:
11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm, 3.00 pm, 4.00 pm, 5.00 pm, 6.00 pm
Trains will depart at the following times on Sunday:
11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm, 3.00 pm, 4.00 pm
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your departure time, to allow us to serve your drinks and mince pies.

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 11 - Sun 12 Dec 2021
Trains departs Llanuwchllyn every hour from 10:30 - 16:30; trip time 45 minutes.


Pre-booking is essential as there will be no ticket sales on the day.

Mince Pie Special Fares
Adults: £8
BLRS members: £7 (membership number required)
Children: £5
Dogs: £1
Adult and child: £12
Minimum cost per booking: £16

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Llanuwchlyn Station,
LL23 7DD


Plan route to Llyn Tegid | Bala Lake Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

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

Llanuwchllyn station is just off the A494 at the South-Western end of Bala lake. Ample free car parking is available within the station site. Turning and parking facilities for pre-booked coach parties can also be provided.

Sat Nav users, please note the Google maps postcode does not lead to Llanuwchllyn station, please use LL23 7TW to get to Station Road or follow the B4403 through the village and look for the brown signs.

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