Conwy Valley


Explore North and Mid Wales Llandudno

Llandudno is the northern terminus of the Conwy Valley Line and is acclaimed to be one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the United Kingdom. It is famous for its Victorian style and Edwardian elegance which is evident throughout…

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This delightful resort captures some of the finest views of Snowdonia, the Conwy Estuary and Castle, and across Conwy Bay to Puffin Island and Anglesey. Looking across from the town of Conwy, one can view the hillock above Deganwy known…

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Glan Conwy

Glan Conwy

The Conwy Valley Line follows closely the broad sweep of the estuary and at Glan Conwy at low tide the mud flats fill with all kinds of wading birds. Shellduck, cormorant, lapwing and heron feed along the waterline largely ignoring…

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Tal y Cafn

Tal y Cafn

At Tal y Cafn, unseen from the train, the line passes close to the site of a Roman encampment, Caerhun, where stands the beautiful 13th century church of St. Mary. The bridge at Tal y Cafn is of considerable importance…

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The tiny halt of Dolgarrog is an ideal place to commence a walk across the river on what was once the rail link to the aluminium works. Spanning the broad expanse of the river Conwy the bridge leads you to…

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Tu Hwnt ir Bont

This busy market town is a focal point for Conwy valley farmers and is an ideal touring centre for mountains, lakes and seaside. The bridge spanning the river Conwy was built in 1636 and reputedly designed by Inigo Jones. Near…

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Betws y Coed

Betws y Coed railway station

Betws y Coed is recognised as Wales’ most famous inland resort with the busiest railway station on the Conwy Valley line. The three tributaries of the river Conwy, the Llugwy, the Machno and the Lledr meet here at Betws y…

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Pont y Pant

Pont Y Pant railway station

Pont y Pant station, in the heart of the ruggedly beautiful Lledr valley would be the best starting point for those interested in walking to Bishop Morgan’s house, Ty Mawr, a National Trust property accessible by direct hill-path or an…

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Dolwyddelan railway station

In the indescribable beauty of the Lledr valley lies the village of Dolwyddelan, a mere minute’s walk from the station. A peaceful and unspoilt village, its little church of Sant Gwyddelan is well worth a visit. Inside hangs an old…

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Roman Bridge

Dolwyddelan Castle

Alighting at Roman Bridge station you are confronted with the breathtaking beauty of the secluded cwm of Blaenau Dolwyddelan nestling in the shadow of Moel Siabod. From here it is but a short off-road walk to Dolwyddelan Castle, the 12th…

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Blaenau Ffestiniog

Class 197 Blaenau Ffestiniog

Emerging from the long tunnel into the station, the history of the slate industry of Blaenau Ffestiniog is revealed. Gloddfa Ganol mine, now closed to tourists, was once the biggest slate mine in the world. Llechwedd Slate Caverns offer a…

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