North Wales

We’ve compiled the best of the best in North Wales - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    One of the region's most famous attractions is the rack-and-pinion Snowdon Mountain Railway, with some of its track at a thrillingly steep grade...Read More

  • 2. Bala Lake Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    The steam-powered train runs along the southern shores of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid, or "Lake of Beauty"), a large natural reservoir just northeast...Read More

  • 3. Ffestiniog Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Founded in the early 19th century to carry slate, the Ffestiniog Railway starts at the quayside and climbs up 700 feet through a wooded vale...Read More

  • 4. Great Orme

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Named for the Norse word meaning "sea monster," the 679-foot headland called Great Orme towers over Llandudno, affording extraordinary views...Read More

  • 5. Llangollen Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    This restored standard-gauge steam line runs for 7 miles along the scenic Dee Valley. The terminus is near the town's bridge. ...Read More

  • 6. Pontcysyllte

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    From the Llangollen Canal Wharf you can take a 45-minute or two-hour trip on a horse-drawn boat or a narrow boat (a slender barge) along the...Read More

  • 7. Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    You can take a short rail ride on this narrow-gauge railway, tour the engine sheds, and clamber onto the locomotives housed here. If the train...Read More

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