Llanberis Lake Railway

Things to Do

Things to Do, Places to Visit….

Green TrainThe Llanberis Lake Railway with its deep-rooted history in the area is one of several great attractions in Llanberis, the lakeside village at the foot of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon). There’s so much to see and do, and there’s something for everyone.

World Heritage Sites are part of an exclusive network recognised by UNESCO as the best on earth. They show crucial moments in human endeavour which changed the world for ever, so why not make a day of it and visit The National Slate Museum and The Old Quarry Hospital which are part of the Llechi Cymru Wales Slate World Heritage Site showcasing the history of the once thriving slate industry in this area.The story of slate is an ongoing one that has left its mark on the landscape, towns, villages and the world. This special place still bears the marks of the industry that roofed the world. The innovation and technology made it a world class industry and have ensured its place in world history.

Another part of the Eryri landscape would be Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), at 1085 meters or 3560 feet this makes it the highest peak in England and Wales. Please make sure you are well prepared if you are thinking of taking on this magnificent landmark by visiting www.visitsnowdonia.info with plenty of guidance about taking on the mountain and much more information about the different routes up, weather conditions and so on. There is also the Snowdon Mountain Railway which would take you up Yr Wyddfa with some awe-inspiring views. Booking in advance is essential.

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If you are one for adventure, but not quite ready for the Highest Peak of Yr Wyddfa, why not pay a visit to Boulder Adventures or Ropeworks Active or even the Vivian Diving Centre, situated around Padarn Country Park and Padarn Lake for Kayaking, Canoeing, Rock climbing and Abseiling, Ropes courses or underground adventures, coasteering, Diving and much more.

Don’t forget to visit the 13th Century Dolbadarn Castle. A ‘Welsh castle and solitary guardian of Snowdonia’s Llanberis Pass’ as described by ‘Cadw’ an organisation who works to protect the historic buildings and structures, the landscapes and heritage sites of Wales.

There are several waymarked woodland and lakeside walks to explore in and around the Padarn Country Park. All with varying degrees of ease or difficulty. Further information on these walks and trails can be found on www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru

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In fact, there is so much to do in Llanberis, whatever the weather, that just one day might not be enough…

Why not also take a look at these links to help you plan your visit to Snowdonia….



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