Places To Visit
|There are really too many to mention, the list below provides a
taster of those within easy reach. Visit the links page for even more
Narrow guage steam railway running 13.5 miles from Porthmadog into the
mountains of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
|Snowdon Mountain Railway
Ride high to Snowdonia's summit on the famous rack and pinion railway. Clear
days give the most spectacular views of Snowdon's peaks and lakes far beyond.
|Llanberis Lake Railway
A delightful lakeside trip on a narrow guage steam railway giving the best
views over Lake Padarn towards mighty Snowdon.
Welsh Highland Railway
Narrow guage railway restoration project in Porthmadog
Mountain & Dinorwig Power Stations
Take a guided tour around Dinorwig Power Station deep inside Elidir Fawr
Mountain. Discover the amazing power of water as it is used to generate
electricity in Europes largest man made cavern.
Italianate village built by Clough William-Ellis, within a few miles
of Porthmadog, one of Wales's premier tourist attractions with shops,
restuarants, gardens, woodland walks and much more as well as the highly
Art and Craft Centre
Housed in a grade 2 listed flour mill there is fun for everyone with craft
activities to do, Porthmadog Pottery, craft exhibitions, shop and tea room.
|Welsh Slate Museum
The story of slate is introduced by an innovative 3D multimedia show and
demonstrated by craftsmen. Set within in the workshops of the vast Dinorwig
|Llechwedd Slate Caverns
Explore the home of Slate Heritage International; tour of the spectacular
underground world of the Victorian slate miner. Two underground lakes used for
Hollywood films and Victorian village.
|Inigo Jones Slateworks
Take a tour of the works - video presentation followed by a taped commentary -
to see craftsmen cutting, polishing and engraving slate.
Learn about the copper miners' life in the 1800's on a memorable tour along
winding tunnels and into colourful caverns then pan for gold and walk hillside
footpaths amongst the heather.
|The Fun Centre
Indoor adventure play area with 25ft giant drop slide, ball pools,
rope bridges, tube slides etc and under 5 play area.
|Greenwood Forest Park
All weather family adventure., Shoot a long bow, saw a log, build a den.
Medieval great hall, covered play areas and adventure park.
|Glasfryn Parc Activity Centre
Try your skill on the karting circuits, or take a quad bike trek around scenic