Steaming Through Snowdonia

Steaming Through Snowdonia

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

The Great Little Trains of Wales are a very special way of seeing some of the best scenery in the British Isles. All are narrow gauge steam railways, some over 100 years old, and were originally used to carry Welsh slate from the quarries to the sea. Today they serve tourists and visitors with the distinct charm of steam trains with polished paintwork and brass.

 

This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.

Mon:

Morning collection from your home to join the coach for the drive to North Wales. We arrive at our hotel in Caernarfon by late afternoon in time for evening meal and a stay of 4 nights.

D

Tue:

Today we journey to the shores of Cardigan Bay for an included visit to Portmeirion. A delightful Italianate Village and unique attraction, it was the setting for the cult TV series ‘The Prisoner’. This afternoon we head to Bala to enjoy a ride on the diminutive Bala Lake Railway, returning later to the hotel.

B, D

Wed:

This morning we make the scenic journey to the village of Llanberis, in the shadow of Mount Snowdon where we join the Llanberis Lake Railway for a delightful ride along the lake shore. We have plenty of time to obtain lunch and explore Llanberis before returning to Caernarfon late afternoon.

B, D

Thu:

Our excursion today takes us along the coast, past Conway to Llandudno Junction where we join the Vale of Conwy diesel train to
Blaenau Ffestiniog. Here we board the world renowned Ffestiniog Railway and enjoy the stunning scenery of Snowdonia National Park as we meander our way to Porthmadog by the sea. After time in Porthmadog to purchase lunch we join the Welsh Highland Railway train which takes us through Beddgelert and all the way back to Caernarfon.

B, D

Fri:

After breakfast we commence our return journey arriving back in Cambridgeshire by late afternoon where our door-to-door service will return you home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Evening Meal

Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon

This contemporary hotel fully equipped to cater for the needs of family guests. All bedrooms are en suite with satellite TV, hairdryer, ironing board/trouser press, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The Living Well Health Club includes a 17-metre swimming pool, spa, sauna and a large air-conditioned fitness room. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar and a lift.

www.celtic-royal.co.uk

 

Your Holiday Includes

  • Door-to-door collection service

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome drink and biscuits on arrival

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary

  • Admission to Portmeirion

  • Ride on the Bala Lake Railway

  • Ride on the Llanberis Lake Railway

  • Ride on the Ffestiniog Railway

  • Ride on the Welsh Highland Railway

  • Ride on the Vale of Conwy Railway

  • Porterage

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Acland Street Coach Park Acland Street Coach Park, Peterborough
Brampton Hut Brampton Hut - McDonalds Layby
Huntingdon Bus Station Huntingdon Bus Station
Norman Cross Layby Norman Cross Layby, A15
Peterborough Services Peterborough Services Coach Park, A1
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