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“Train trip Good fun not to expensive. Great staff. Fantastic way to spend few hours. Kids on trip loved it too. Great”
Review of Bala Lake Railway

Bala Lake Railway
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Owner description: Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9 mile return journey alongside Bala Lake, through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Our 2ft narrow gauge steam trains give excellent views of the lake amid its surrounding pastoral and woodland scenery, and of the nearby mountains, Arenig Fawr, Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy.The railway provides an ideal centrepiece for a day’s visit to Bala Lake. The round trip of 1 hour can be broken at any of the stations to enjoy other activities - a pleasant 10 minutes walk into Bala town for shopping or merely browsing. There is access to the lake shore at Llangower station for swimming, fishing or simply lazing by the waterside.
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Really good way to get to bala. Good fun and lovely sights.
Lovely staff. Inexpensive. Loved it
Kids on trip loved it. The station got little cafe too.

Thank Tigeryohann
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here on 23rd August for the 11am trip
Unfortunately the train broke down about 3 mins from Bala
Didn't ruin the trip, they offered a full refund which we declined and no one on our carriage seemed annoyed or upset
Yes was disappointing but still it's a voluntary run organisation and we got a steam train there and a Diesel engine save us
Excellent views and the bonus of a Hercules bomber flying low over the lakes
You also get excellent views of the lakes, yes some sections are behind trees but what do you expect you in Wales
If you don't want tress then travel on the London trains
All in all a must if you in the area

Thank Alexbw2008
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The kids loved the steam train journey and the staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful . Our kids have a book about "Alice the little Welsh engine" who runs on the railway and they had such delight in meeting the star of their book!!

Thank 862garetht
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Have been before, but always try & include the railway in our itinery. Free parking available at Llanuwchllyn.

Thank haymarket64b
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely trip on the little train....not much to see though as trees blocked view of the lake for most of the journey but kids enjoyed.

Thank Rowena J
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