The Talyllyn Railway runs seven and a quarter miles along the beautiful Fathew Valley from the seaside town of Tywyn (on the Cardigan Bay coast) to Nant Gwernol.
Dduallt (meaning “Black Wooded Slope”) is the most remote station on the Ffestiniog Railway as it can only be reached by public footpaths.
Tanygrisiau is a stop on the Ffestiniog Railway. It is situated on the southern side of the Moelwyn mountain range, which shelters the village from northerly winds.
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The Snowdonia National Park
The Snowdonia National Park covers 823 square miles and is the largest and earliest of the three National Parks of Wales.
The station at Tan y Bwlch opened in July 1873, replacing the old station at Hafod y Llyn. It closed to passengers in September 1939, resuming again in April 1958.
The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway runs from March to November from their main station opposite the Network Rail station in Porthmadog (on Tremadog Road).
The UKs longest heritage railway. Running 25 miles from Porthmadog to Caernarfon.
Taking visitors from Fairbourne to the shores of the Mawddach Estuary for a hundred years.
Cwmorthin is a short trek away from the station at Tanygrisiau, but well worth a visit. There are several places to park at Tanygrisiau; there is a large car park as you drive towards the station, a small station car park, one by the popular Café and one at the quarry entrance. What’s more, they are all free. Tanygrisiau is also a station on the Ffestiniog Railway, near Blaenau Ffestiniog.
The Ffestiniog Railway runs for 13.5 miles from Porthmadog to the historic slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.