If you have any energy left after climbing Snowdon, or perhaps
taking the easier route on the train, there are many other
activities to enjoy in the local area. Here are just a few
Llanberis Lake Railway
The Llanberis Lake Railway will be the highlight
of your visit to Snowdonia. From your seat in the comfortable
enclosed coaches you can enjoy spectacular views of
Snowdon and the surrounding high mountains.
A specially adapted coach is available for wheel chair
The station has a café & gift shop that sells
many unique souvenirs.
For more information visit www.lake-railway.co.uk
National Slate Museum
The Welsh Slate museum opened in May 1972 as
part of the National Museum of Wales. It is a living,
working museum set amongst the towering slate tips of
Dinorwig quarry. The museum building is sited in the
original Victorian workshops built in 1870.
For more information visit www.nmgw.ac.uk/www.php/wsm/
If you’re looking for a truly electrifying
day out, why not visit the Electric Mountain Visitors
Centre on the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia National
Park in Llanberis. You’ll discover the amazing powers
of pumped storage hydro-electricity in a totally entertaining
and educational environment. Admission to the centre is
free and there is heaps to interest visitors of all age
For more information visit www.electricmountain.co.uk
This castle, one of Prince Llewelyns strongholds, is
situated near Llanberis, Gwynedd, off the A4086
It can be viewed sitting above Llyn Padarn lake. The
walls are made of unmortared slate.
Other activities in the area include:
Castles, steam trains, boat hire, steamer trips, beautiful
waterfalls to view, horse riding, birdwatching, indoor
and outdoor climbing and many walks around and about
Eating in Llanberis
We are happy to recommend places we have eaten in ourselves and there is a good range to suit all pockets.