Railways and Tramways of Wales
Enjoy some of North Wales' best railways and a visit to the fantastic village of Portmeirion on this tour based in the pretty village of Beddgelert. We include a ride on the Great Orme Tramway in the Victorian resort of Llandudno.
Portmeirion • Ffestiniog Railway • Llandudno • Snowdonia • Welsh Highland Line
Day 1 Travel to North Wales with a recommended stop in the medieval city of Chester. Enjoy afternoon tea on arrival at the hotel and a Taste of Wales dinner in the evening.
Day 2 Travel by coach for an included visit to the pretty village of Portmeirion. Continue to the slate quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog for a single rail journey to Porthmadog. The historic train descends over 700 feet from the mountains to sea level passing through tranquil meadows, past waterfalls and around horseshoe bends. Return to the hotel by coach.
Day 3 A full day excursion to the popular seaside town of Llandudno with its two sandy beaches and original Victorian features. A ride to the top of Great Orme on the beautifully restored Victorian Tramway is included. Delighting visitors since 1903, passengers can experience outstanding views across Anglesey and Snowdonia.
Day 4 Take a short stroll to Beddgelert station for the scenic railway journey along the foothills of Snowdon to Caernarfon. Allow free time in the town before enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia National Park en route back to the hotel.
Day 5 Homeward journey.
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Royal Goat Hotel, Beddgelert
A traditional hotel located on the edge of the village. This homely, privately run hotel prides itself on its quality dining and personalised service.
• 3 star • 32 bedrooms • Lift
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Beddgellert with:
Afternoon tea on arrival
Full Welsh breakfast
3 x 3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
1 x Taste of Wales dinner
• Admission to Portmeirion
• Single journey on Ffestiniog Railway
• Return trip on a tramway
• Single journey on Welsh Highland
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