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...


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.


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...


December 27th & 29th : Christmas Pullman Teas

Sit back, relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery of the Snowdonia National Park and a Christmas-themed afternoon tea.


February 16th : Valentine’s Pullman Afternoon Tea Special

Join us for a romantic journey by steam train, through award winning scenery to Beddgelert this February.


April 13th : The Snowdonian

The Snowdonian offers an 80 mile round trip over the whole railway with a variety of motive power. Tickets for the trains running in 2019 are now available. Please note that all details are subject to change.


April 27th / 28th : 'Join the F&WHR Volunteers' Weekend

Have you ever wondered about volunteering on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways? Have you ever thought about guarding trains, firing locomotives or working on the track? You don't need previous experience or special skills, as full training will be given. This could be the dream you never thought would come true!


June 21st-23rd : WHR : Past, Present & Future

Join us for a very special weekend celebrating the rich heritage of the Welsh Highland Railway - formed in 1922 and which (in 1923) completed the two-foot gauge rail link between the Ffestiniog Railway in Porthmadog and the former North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway line between Dinas and Rhyd Ddu.