The Conwy Valley Line runs for 30 miles between Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog through some of Wales' wildest and most beautiful scenery. It is a a journey of contrasts along the Conwy and Lledr valleys as the scenery changes from gentle rolling pastures to the rugged mountains and the splendour of the Snowdonia National Park.
Along the way, the train will climb to 790 feet above sea level, and pass through the mountains to arrive at the slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
You can reach the Conwy Valley Line from the North Wales coast main line by interchange at Llandudno Junction. Take the train to the busy market town of Llanrwst, experience quality shopping at Betws-y-Coed, visit the fine 12th century castle at Dolwyddelan
At the southern end of the line at Blaenau Ffestiniog, the Conwy Valley Line connects with the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway to Porthmadog At Blaenau Ffestiniog visit Llechwedd Slate Caverns, the spectacular underground world of the Victorian slate miner or explore the area on foot using one of the many walks from local stations.
You can also access the Snowdonia National Park with convenient bus connections at Betws-y-Coed to take you to Capel Curig, Pen-y-Pass (for Snowdon) and Beddgelert.