Special Events

We look forward to welcoming you to these special events. Please note that details are continuously being updated, and you are advised to call the booking office for the latest availability. Please note that many of these events are bookable online.

Pullman Afternoon Tea - The perfect gift!

Treat the one you love with tea for two on a historic steam train through the delights of the Snowdonia National Park...

August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, September 15th, 22nd : Journey into the Past

Following the success of these trains this year, we are pleased to confirm their return in 2019. Enjoy a fascinating guided tour from Caernarfon to Rhyd Ddu in historic carriages, with stops for photographs along the way...

September 21st : 'Trailffest'

A trail half-marathon race which follows the route of the railway from Tanygrisiau to Porthmadog. A ‘Family and Friends’ train runs alongside to cheer on the competitors.

September 22nd : ‘Teddy Bear Funday’ at Tan-y-Bwlch Tea Room

Come along and enjoy our first ‘Teddy Bear Funday’ at Tan-y-Bwlch Tea Room - from 10:30 on Sunday 22nd September. Everyone who brings their own Teddy Bear will be given a Chocolate Teddy to enjoy as a special treat..!

October 4th - 6th : Victorian Weekend

The Ffestiniog Railway is a living museum. We have been running passenger trains since Victorian times and many of those older vehicles have been lovingly preserved, so what better way to show them off than to have a weekend dedicated to that wonderful era?

Various dates in December : Welsh Highland Railway Santa Trains

December brings the annual visit of Santa and his elves to the Welsh Highland Railway. Enjoy festive frolics and pantomime-style fun during a trip along the line...

Various dates in December : Ffestiniog Railway Santa Trains

Join Father Christmas and his elves this Christmas for a journey on board our Santa Special through the Aberglaslyn Pass to Beddgelert.