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Great Little Trains of Snowdonia

The Great Little Trains of Wales are a very special way of seeing a selection of the best scenery in the British Isles.

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The Great Little Trains of Wales are a very special way of seeing a selection of the best scenery in the British Isles. All are narrow gauge steam railways, some over 100 years old. All have in common the charm of steam trains with polished paintwork and brass. Most originally served to carry Welsh slate from the quarries to the sea.

 

At a glance:

  • Ffestiniog Railway

  • Bala Lake Railway

  • Welsh Highland Railway

  • Llanberis Lake Railway

  • Vale of Conwy train journey

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway

  • Portmeirion

  • Home pick up

 

This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

 

Snowdon Mountain Railway-®Crown copyright (2012) Visit Wales

Day 1

Following collection from home, depart East Anglia travel to North Wales and The Royal Victoria Hotel arriving by late afternoon for the four night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.

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Day 2

Journey to the shores of Cardigan Bay and Portmeirion. From here, drive to Betws-y-Coed for a break and time to purchase lunch. This afternoon, head for Bala and enjoy a ride on the diminutive Bala Lake Railway.

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Day 3

This morning, join the Llanberis Lake Railway for a delightful ride along the lake shore, with time to explore and purchase lunch in Llanberis. This afternoon, take a 'majestic mountain adventure' with a ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. This world famous train takes a breath taking journey to the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. On a clear day, the views are simply stunning.

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Day 4

Today, take a ride along the coast past Conwy, with its mighty castle, to Llandudno Junction. Join the train for a delightful ride along the Vale of Conwy to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Catch the Ffestiniog Railway for an exhilarating ride across the mountains, descending to the sea at Porthmadog. There is time to explore and purchase lunch before catching the Welsh Highland Railway train through Beddgelert to Caernarfon.

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Day 5

After the final breakfast, travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Royal Victoria Hotel, Snowdonia

 

The Royal Victoria Hotel, Snowdonia, stands in a delightful setting in its own grounds at the foot of Llanberis Pass. Pretty gardens and landscaping make it an attractive location.

 

www.theroyalvictoria.co.uk

 

The hotel has a lift.

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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