Take a journey of contrasts from the bay of the ‘Queen of the Welsh Resorts’ at Llandudno, along the River Conwy to the historic town of Llanrwst and onto the tourist centre of Betws-y-coed. The mountains of Snowdonia beckon as the train climbs the Lledr Valley through Dolwyddelan, and Roman Bridge to pass through the longest tunnel in Wales and emerge into a world of slate at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
“Do come and have a trip with us on the beautiful Conwy Valley Line – We look forward to seeing you”
Suggested Itinerary 1: Conwy Valley
BETWS-Y-COED is a Victorian resort set in wooded surroundings where the River Conwy meets three tributaries: Llugwy, Lledr and Machno. The village is a hub for outdoor activities and a great base for exploring Snowdonia on the SHERPA bus network. LLANRWST is a historic market town with its famous St Crwst Parish Church and 17th Century Bridge.
Suggested Itinerary 2: A Day on the Rails
For a relaxing day on the rails take the Conwy Valley line service from Llandudno and enjoy the beauty of the Conwy and Lledr Valleys. You will climb into the mountains and pass through the longest tunnel in Wales to emerge into the world of slate at BLAENAU FFESTINIOG where you transfer to the world famous narrow gauge FFESTINIOG RAILWAY to continue to PORTHMADOG along the route that the slate products of Blaenau were once conveyed to the sea. www.visitllandudno.org.uk
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