The Conwy Valley Railway takes you on a journey from the North Wales Coast to the Heart of Snowdonia National Park.
The Conwy Valley line, part of the National Rail Network, runs alongside
one of the great rivers of Wales, the Conwy and continues along the
banks of the turbulent river Lledr after it's confluence with the Conwy
at Betws-y-Coed. Our picture shows the Conwy Valley Line at
From your departure at Llandudno to your arrival at
Blaenau Ffestiniog a breathtaking range of scenery unfolds before your
eyes, from the historic castle at Conwy, through estuary rich in
wildlife, to gentle slopes that give way to majestic crags as the train
crosses the Lledr by the dramatic Gethin's viaduct.
fairytale landscapes, the imposing 12th century Dolwyddelan Castle,
ancient quarries and tracks, forests and the high peaks of Snowdonia
before entering the heart of the mountain to emerge some minutes later
in the imposing and historic industrial landscape of Blaenau Ffestiniog,
the very centre of Wales' slate quarrying and mining industry.
Llandudno is the northern terminus of the Conwy Valley Line and is
acclaimed to be one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the United
Kingdom. It is famous for its Victorian style and Edwardian elegance
which is evident throughout the town.
There are two glorious
beaches: the picturesque North beach, with its Victorian Pier, set
between the Orme headlands; and the West Shore beach on the estuary of
the River Conwy with its miles of golden sands.
Review Conwy Valley Railway.