Articles by: curious_admin

“Fairlie Eventful” Postponed

Much as we are all looking forward to resuming train services in a couple of weeks time, we have had to make a considered decision on whether to hold any major events this year.

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A message from the Directors of the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

No effort is being spared to ensure that our railways survive this crisis, so that we can all go on to enjoy them again in the years to come. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the Ffestiniog Railway Society, the Welsh Highland Railway Society and the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways Trust.

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Help us safeguard the past for the future!

Many volunteers and supporters have asked what can be done to support the railway, apart from the appeal. Well, we’ve got a cunning plan to bring everyone together to take part in something extremely useful – from the comfort of their own home!

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‘Snowdonia 360’ Launched

The ‘Snowdonia 360’ campaign follows a 360 mile tourist route incorporating every element a visitor may want, to create a unique holiday experience.

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Hafod y Llyn Trains – 4 Days a Week Until March 26th

Now that the February half-term break has passed, we are running two trains a day, four days a week until 26th March. These trains will run from Harbour Station, Porthmadog to Hafod y Llyn and return, providing the opportunity to enjoy a scenic, steam-hauled 10-mile round trip across reclaimed pastures, passing ancient sea cliffs and the meandering Glaslyn river along the way. As the train steams away from Porthmadog, you cross the harbour bridge and […]

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Less Able Travellers

For those who are less able, the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways offer a great way to see some beautiful mountain and woodland scenery from the comfort of your seat, or even from your wheelchair.

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Young Families

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways run through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park with its stunning mix of mountains, lakes, forests and coastline. It is a natural playground, taking you back to the days of collecting shells and going for nature rambles.

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Launching our Defibrillators

The start of season provided the ideal opportunity to host our highly anticipated Defibrillator Launch event at Porthmadog Harbour station.

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Historic Sites and Buildings

Our two railways run through some of the most beautiful parts of the Snowdonia National Park, but this has not always been a peaceful landscape…

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Team Building

Team building is available in a number of disciplines, either individually or as a varied taster. Each visit is tailor-made to suit the needs of the group…

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Dog Owners

Well behaved dogs are welcome to travel with the family in standard class on both railways

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Camping along the F&WHR

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways run through the very heart of the Snowdonia National Park, with its stunning mixture of mountains, lakes, forests and coastline…

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Gardens to visit

For the garden lovers amongst you, there are plenty to choose from within a short distance of the railways…

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Camping & Caravanning

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways run through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park with its stunning mix of mountains, lakes, forests and coastline.

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Local Residents

For local residents, we offer a special loyalty card, Y Cerdyn, offering significantly reduced travel on all journeys…

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Cheeky Short Breaks

There is a wonderful variety of things to do and places to stay, there is bound to be something that takes your fancy…

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Car Club Visits

The railways offer lots of ways for driving groups to get involved. Park in one of our car parks and take a ride out.

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