from the North Wales coast to the mountains of Snowdonia

Express Motors "X1"     
Llandudno--Conwy--Betws-y-Coed
Llew Jones "19"     

Snowdon Sherpa Bus Timetables

unofficial website


   All year round "S2" and "S97" Sherpa
Betws-y-Coed--Pen-y-Pass--Llanberis
Pen-y-Pass--Beddgelert--Porthmadog

   Summer extra "S2" Sherpa

Llandudno
Betws-y-Coed (for Snowdonia)
Pen-y-Pass
Beddgelert       Llanberis
Porthmadog       Caernarfon

   Weekdays
sherpanetwork

  Sundays and Public Holidays
sherpanetwork
  B E W A R E ....................... !!!
Car Parking in Snowdonia is very limited and can be expensive if a space can be found

The alternative is to leave your car behind and use the
Snowdon Sherpa Bus network

(Sherpa journeys are shown in GREEN and other connecting journeys in black)

  GENERAL INFORMATION..............

This "summary page" gives a basic overview of services from "The North Wales Coast" at Llandudno.......
going to all parts of "Snowdonia" in the morning
and returning from "Snowdonia" in the afternoon


For more information about all connecting journey along the principal
routes to "Snowdonia" use the "short-cut" links immediately below  or for further information use the comprehensive index at the bottom of every page........
Llandudno to Betws-y-Coed along the Conwy Valley outward and return
Llandudno to Porthmadog via Nant Gwynant and Beddgelert outward and return
Llandudno to Llanberis and Caernarfon via Capel Curig outward and return
Llandudno to Bethesda via Llyn Ogwen (for Tryfan) outward and return
or here for "suggested trips" starting from Llandudno


This "unofficial" website attempts to show what services are available
in order to encourage greater use of the Sherpa Network


  llwbr CONWY route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  SNOWDONIA  

Llandudno -\-- Black Cat --/- Llanrwst - Betws-y-Coed - Capel Curig - Pen-y-Pass --- Llanberis  
            \                    /                                  
:                      |                        |                      |
                    \
--Conwy--/                                     :                  Llyn Ogwen           Beddgelert...Rhyd Ddu...Caernarfon
                                               
:                        |                      |
                                                   
:.........................................Porthmadog

Mondays to Saturdays - 15th April to 4th November 2017
(except Public Holidays Good Friday 14th April  Easter Monday 17th April  Monday 1st May  Monday 29th May and Monday 28th August )

  Click here for Sundays and Public Holidays from 14th April to 5th Novermber 2017
   
S+LSH
LSch
           
M-F
Sat
                 
 
Arriva
Wales
Llew
Jones
 
Express
Motors
   
Express
Motors
 
Express
Motors
Arriva
Wales
Arriva
Wales
 
Express
Motors
   
Express
Motors
 
Arriva
Wales
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
   
 
train
19
19
S2
X1
   
X1
 
X1
train
train
 
X1
   
X1
 
train
X1
X1
   
Llandudno
0708j
0745
0745
 
08.10
-
-
09.10
-
10.10
10.08
10.22
-
11.10
-
-
12.10
-
13.08
13.10
14.00
-
 
Llandudno Junction *
07.26
0758
0758
08.28
-
-
09.28
-
10.28
10.28
10.34
-
11.28
-
-
12.28
-
13.30
13.28
14.18
-
 
Black Cat roundabout
|
|
|
08.31
-
-
09.31
-
10.31
|
|
-
11.31
-
-
12.31
-
|
13.31
14.21
-
 
Llanrwst
07.49
0840
0845
$
|
|
|
|
|
\|/
08.48
-
-
09.48
-
10.48
10.50
10.56
-
11.48
-
-
12.48
-
13.52
13.48
14.38
-
 
Betws-y-Coed
07.55
0850
-
09.00
               -
Sat
10.00
-
11.00
10.56
11.02
-
12.00
-
Sat
13.00
-
13.58
14.00
14.50
-
 
 
Express
Motors
 
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
 
 
S2
S97
S4
88
S6
S2
88
S2
S97
88
S2
88
S6
S2
S97
88
S2
S2
S4
 
Betws-y-Coed
09.10 $
-
-
-
09.40
10.10
-
11.10
-
-
12.10
-
12.40
13.10
-
-
14.40
15.48
-
Betws-y-Coed
Capel Curig
09.22
-
-
09.50
10.22
-
11.22
-
-
12.22
-
12.50
13.22
-
-
14.52
16.00
-
Capel Curig
   Llyn Ogwen
|
-
-
10.00
|
-
|
-
-
|
-
13.00
|
-
-
|
|
-
   Llyn Ogwen
Pen-y-Pass Snowdon
09.35
09.50
-
-
-
10.35
-
11.35
11.50
-
12.35
-
-
13.35
14.20
-
15.05
16.10
16.30
Pen-y-Pass Snowdon
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
|
10.02
-
-
-
|
-
|
12.02
-
|
-
-
|
14.32
-
|
|
16.42
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
  Beddgelert
  (for W H Rly)
|
10.07
1130
-
-
|
-
|
12.07
-
|
-
-
|
14.37
-
|
|
16.50
  Beddgelert
  Pont Aberglaslyn
|
10.14
|
-
-
|
-
|
12.14
-
|
-
-
|
14.44
-
|
|
|
  Pont Aberglaslyn
  Porthmadog
|
10.35
|
-
-
|
-
|
12.35
-
|
-
-
|
15.05
-
|
|
|
  Porthmadog
Llanberis
09.45
-
|
  1000  
-
10.45
  1100  
11.45
-
  1200  
12.45
  1300  
-
13.50
-
  1400  
15.20
16.25
|
Llanberis
      Rhyd Ddu Snowdon
-
-
1136
|
-
-
|
-
-
|
-
|
-
-
-
|
-
-
16.56
      Rhyd Ddu
      Caernarfon
-
-
1200
1022
-
-
1122
-
-
1222
-
1322
-
-
-
1422
-
-
17.20
      Caernarfon
09.10 - Sherpa journey     $ - this "S2" Sherpa starts from Llanrwst at 0855 on local (Llanrwst) School Days only     * - click here for "13" and "27" connections from Colwyn Bay via Mochdre    
j - change trains at Llandudno Junction    
S+LSH - Saturdays also Llanrwst School Holidays     LSch - Llanrwst School Days only     M-F - Mondays to Fridays only     Sat - Saturdays only    
1000 - black - other connecting bus service    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  
SNOWDONIA
Snowdon Sherpa
                llwbr CONWY route

Porthmadog..........................................Caernarfon........................ alternative return route.........................................                                                             
\       /                                                                                  \                                               
Caernarfon
........Beddgelert           Bethesda                                                              |                                                                
|                 |                     |                                                                 |                                                            
|          Nant Gwynant         Llyn Ogwen                                                             |                                                            
|                 |                    |                                                                   \                                                            
 Llanberis - Pen-y-Pass - Capel Curig - Betws-y-Coed - Llanrwst -\- Conwy -/- Llandudno Junction - Llandudno 

                                                    \              /
                                                   
Glan Conwy

 
Mondays to Saturdays - 15th April to 4th November 2017
(except Public Holidays Good Friday 14th April  Easter Monday 17th April  Monday 1st May  Monday 29th May and Monday 28th August )

  Click here for Sundays and Public Holidays from 14th April to 5th November 2017
 
last weekday "through" Sherpa
from Porthmadog to Pen-y-Pass
 
 
Sat
       
last weekday "connecting" Sherpa
from Porthmadog to Pen-y-Pass
 
Alternative later journeys
via Caernarfon,  Bangor and Conwy
 
 
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
 
 
S4
S97
88
S2
S6
88
S2
S97
S4
88
S2
S97
88
S2
S4
T2
85
5C-5
1
5C-5
88
1
5C-5
 
  Porthmadog
-
13.30
-
-
-
-
-
1520
-
-
-
17.15
-
-
-
1825
-
-
1940
-
-
2055
-
  Porthmadog
  Pont Aberglaslyn
-
13.49
-
-
-
-
-
1539 *
-
-
-
17.29
-
-
-
|
|
|
via
Pen-y
-Groes
|
|
|
-
-
|
|
|
via
Pen-y
-Groes
|
|
|
-
-
|
|
|
via
Pen-y
-Groes
|
|
|
-
  Pont Aberglaslyn
      Caernarfon
1320
|
 1400 
-
-
 1500 
-
|
15.30
 1600 
-
|
 1710 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
      Caernarfon
      Rhyd Ddu Snowdon
1344
|
|
-
-
|
-
|
15.56
|
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
      Rhyd Ddu
  Beddgelert
1350
13.55
|
-
-
|
-
1543 *
16.07
|
-
17.34
|
-
1820
-
-
-
-
-
  Beddgelert
Llanberis Joe Brown
-
|
|
14.30
-
|
15.30
-
|
|
16.30
|
|
17.35
|
1916
-
-
2116
-
Llanberis Joe Brown
Llanberis Interchange
-
|
1425
14.35
-
1525
15.35
-
|
1625
16.35
|
1735
17.40
|
1915
-
-
2115
-
Llanberis Interchange
            Caernarfon
-
|
-
|
-
-
|
-
|
-
|
|
-
|
1850
1905
|
 1945 
2030
2045
2137
2140
2145
            Caernarfon
            Bangor
-
|
-
|
-
-
|
-
|
-
|
|
-
|
-
1930
2005
2015
-
2115
-
-
2215
            Bangor
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
-
14.00
-
|
-
-
|
-
16.12
-
|
17.39
-
|
-
-
-
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
-
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
-
-
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
Pen-y-Pass
-
14.13
>>>>>>
14.55
-
-
15.50
-
16.25
>>>>>>
16.50
|
-
17.55
-
-
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass
Penygwryd
-
-
-
14.57
Sat
-
15.52
-
-
-
16.52
17.49
>>>>>>
17.57
-
-
-
-
-
-
Penygwryd
   Llyn Ogwen
-
-
-
|
15.35
-
|
-
-
-
|
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
   Llyn Ogwen
Capel Curig
-
-
-
15.05
15.45
-
16.00
-
-
-
17.00
-
-
18.05
-
-
-
-
-
-
Capel Curig
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
15.17 $
15.55
-
16.12
-
-
-
17.12
-
-
18.17
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
 
 
Arriva
Wales
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
\|/
$
Llew
Jones
 
Express
Motors
 
Llew
Jones
Arriva
Wales
 
Express
Motors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
train
19
 
X1
X1
 
19
train
 
X1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
S+LSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Betws-y-Coed
-
15.24
1530
-
16.25
16.50
-
17.20
18.03
-
18.22
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
Llanrwst
-
15.30
1545
-
16.37
17.02
-
17.30
18.09
-
18.32
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst
Llandudno Junction
-
15.56
-
1622
-
17.03
17.27
-
18.16
18.34
-
18.52
-
-
-
2056
-
2156
-
-
2256
Llandudno Junction
Llandudno
-
16.17
-
1643
-
17.21
17.40
-
18.27
18.53
-
19.10
-
-
-
2111
-
2211
-
-
2311
Llandudno
13.30 - Sherpa journey     * - on School Days operates via Porthmadog school - thence 16 minutes later to Beddgelert arrive 1559    
$ - on Llanrwst School Days only extendes to Llanrwst (where passengers for Llandudno should change)    
 


Sat - Saturdays only     S+LSH - Saturdays also Llanrwst School Holidays    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

  llwbr CONWY route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  SNOWDONIA  

                       Llyn Ogwen
                         |
Llandudno -\- Glan Conwy -/- Betws-y-Coed - Capel Curig - Pen-y-Pass - Llanberis - Caernarfon
                  \
...........Conwy.........../                :                        |                      |                                     |
                                                                               
Llyn Ogwen :..............................................................Beddgelert
                             /|\                                  
                                                                                    |                      |                                     |
                                                                            Bethesda        
Porthmadog
.............................................|

Sundays - 16th April to 5th November 2017
(also Public Holidays Good Friday 14th April  Easter Monday 17th April  Monday 1st May  Monday 29th May and Monday 28th August )

               
 
Llew
Jones
 
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
 
Llew
Jones
 
Llew
Jones
 
19
 
19
X19
 
19
 
X19
Llandudno
no early
Sunday
connection
-
-
09.00
10.00
-
-
11.50
-
13.20
Llandudno Junction
-
-
09.15
10.17
-
-
12.05
-
13.37
    Conwy
-
-
09.20
|
-
-
12.12
-
|
Llanrwst
08.20
-
-
10.06
10.42
-
-
12.48
-
14.02
Betws-y-Coed
08.29
-
-
10.16
10.52
-
-
12.58
-
14.12
 
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
Lloyds
Express
Motors
 
|
|
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Lloyds
Johns
Arriva
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
 
S2
88
S97
T2
S6
 
|
S2
88
T2
1
S97
S6
S2
88
S97
S2
Betws-y-Coed
09.10
-
-
-
09.40
-
10.52
11.10
-
-
-
-
12.40
13.10
-
-
14.40
   Blaenau Ffestiniog
|
-
-
-
|
-
1117
>>>|>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1200
-
|
|
-
-
|
Capel Curig
09.22
-
-
-
09.50
-
-
11.22
-
-
|
-
12.50
13.22
-
-
14.52
  Llyn Ogwen
|
-
-
-
10.00
-
-
|
-
-
|
-
13.00
|
-
-
|
Pen-y-Pass Snowdon
09.35
-
09.50
-
-
-
-
11.35
-
-
|
-
-
13.35
-
14.15
15.05
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
|
-
10.02
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
|
-
-
|
-
14.27
|
  Beddgelert  W H Rly
|
-
10.07
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
|
1349
-
|
-
14.32
|
  Pont Aberglaslyn
|
-
10.14
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
|
/|\
|
-
|
-
14.39
|
  Porthmadog
|
-
10.30
1105
-
-
-
|
-
1425
1228
1330
-
|
-
15.00
|
Llanberis
09.45
1101
-
|
-
-
-
11.45
1301
/|\
|
|
|
-
-
-
13.50
1501
-
15.20
      Rhyd Ddu
-
|
-
|
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
      Caernarfon
-
1125
-
1150
-
-
-
-
1325
1340
-
-
-
-
1525
-
-
09.10 - Sherpa journey    
    1101 --- black - other connecting bus service    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  
  SNOWDONIA  
Snowdon Sherpa
  llwbr CONWY route  

...................Caernarfon........................... alternative return route .................................                                                 
/                                                                          \                                                 
Caernarfon......Porthmadog                                                                             |                                                                  
|                 |                                                                                      |                                                            
|       Beddgelert        
Llyn Ogwen                                                          |                                                            
|                 |                      |                                                                \                                                           
 Llanberis - Pen-y-Pass - Capel Curig - Betws-y-Coed - Llanrwst -\- Conwy -/- Llandudno Junction - Llandudno 

|                                                            \             /         
                              Llyn Ogwen                                                    
Glan Conwy                                                                                              

Sundays - 16th April to 5th November 2017
(also Public Holidays Good Friday 14th April  Easter Monday 17th April  Monday 1st May  Monday 29th May and Monday 28th August )

 
 
     
last Sherpa from
Porthmadog to Betws-y-Coed
         
alternative later journeys via Caernarfon
 
Arriva
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
John's
Llew
Jones
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
Arriva
Express
Motors
Arriva
Arriva
 
S97
88
S2
S6
88
S2
S97
88
S2
1
X19
88
S2
T2
5C-5
88
5C-5
88
5C-5
5C-5
  Porthmadog
13.30
-
-
-
-
-
16.00
-
-
1640
-
-
-
1610
-
-
-
-
-
-
  Pont Aberglaslyn
13.43
-
-
-
-
-
16.13
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
|
|
via
Pen-y
Groes

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|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
      Caernarfon
|
1235
-
-
1435
-
|
1605
-
|
-
1705
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
      Rhyd Ddu
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|
|
via
Llanrug
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|
-
-
|
|
via
Llanrug
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|
-
|
|
|
via
Llanrug
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|
-
|
-
|
|
via
Llanrug
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|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
  Beddgelert
13.54
-
-
-
16.20
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
  Nant Gwynant Watkin
13.59
-
-
-
16.25
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
   Blaenau Ffestiniog
|
-
-
-
|
-
1708
1740
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanberis Joe Brown
|
1258
14.30
-
1458
15.30
|
|
16.30
-
|
|
17.35
-
1732
-
1842
-
-
Llanberis Interchange
|
1259
14.35
-
1459
15.35
|
1629
16.35
-
|
1729
17.40
-
1731
-
1841
-
-
            Caernarfon
|
-
|
-
-
|
|
-
|
-
|
-
|
1655
1742
1755
1842
1905
1942
2042
Pen-y-Pass
14.12
>>>>>>
14.55
-
-
15.50
16.38
>>>>>>
16.50
-
|
-
17.55
-
|
|
|
|
|
via
Bangor

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|
|
|
|
-
|
|
|
|
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via
Bangor

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|
|
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-
|
|
|
|
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via
Bangor

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|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
via
Bangor

|
|
|
|
|
      Llyn Ogwen
-
-
|
15.35
-
|
-
-
|
-
|
-
|
-
-
-
Capel Curig
-
-
15.05
15.45
-
16.00
-
-
17.00
-
|
-
18.05
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
15.17
15.55
-
16.12
-
-
17.12
-
1805
-
18.17
-
-
-
 
 
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
 
Llew
Jones
 
|
|
 
Llew
Jones
 
 
 
   
X19
19
 
X19
 
|
 
19
 
 
 
Betws-y-Coed
-
15.25
16.20
-
18.05
-
1805
-
18.35
-
-
-
Llanrwst
-
15.35
16.30
-
   \      18.15           /
-
18.45
-
-
-
Llandudno Junction
-
16.00
17.07
-
18.40  
-
19.28
-
1858
-
1958
-
2058
2158
Llandudno
-
16.14
17.20
-
18.54  
-
19.40
-
1914
-
2014
-
2114
2214
13.30 - Sherpa journey    
    1235 --- black - other connecting bus service    
    19R42 - continues to Betws-y-Coed on request to the driver    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

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Bangor - Snowdonia   (via Llanberis)
Barmouth - Snowdonia   (via Porthmadog)
Bethesda - Capel Curig - Betws-y-Coed
Bethesda - Capel Curig - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Capel Curig - Bethesda
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Llandudno   (connections)
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Porthmadog
Caernarfon/Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Llanberis
Caernarfon - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Llandudno
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Corwen - Llanrwst - Llandudno
Llanberis Pass   (Park and Ride)
Llanberis - Capel Curig - Bethesda
Llanberis - Pen-y-Pass - Betws-y-Coed
Llanberis - Beddgelert - Caernarfon/Porthmadog
Llandudno/Colwyn Bay - Betws-y-Coed   (connections)
Llandudno - Beddgelert - Caernarfon (WHRly)
Llandudno - Llanrwst - Corwen
Llandudno - Snowdonia (via Betws-y-Coed)
Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Caernarfon
Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Caernarfon (WHRly)
Porthmadog/Caernarfon - Beddgelert - Llanberis
Porthmadog - Pen-y-Pass - Betws-y-Coed
Pwllheli - Snowdonia   (via Porthmadog)
Snowdonia - Bangor (via Llanberis) 
Snowdonia - Barmouth   (via Porthmadog)
 Snowdonia - Llandudno (via Betws-y-Coed or Caernarfon) 
Snowdonia - Pwllheli   (via Porthmadog)
Climb Snowdon - with the Sherpas   (summary)
Ride Round Snowdon - with the Sherpas   (summary)

Suggested weekday trips from Barmouth
Suggested weekday trips from Beddgelert
Suggested weekday trips from Betws-y-Coed
Suggested weekday trips from Caernarfon
Suggested weekday trips from Conwy
Suggested weekday trips from Corwen
Suggested weekday trips from Llanberis
Suggested weekday trips from Llandudno
Suggested weekday trips from Llanrwst
Suggested weekday trips from Porthmadog

Suggested Sunday trips from Barmouth
Suggested Sunday trips from Beddgelert
Suggested Sunday trips from Betws-y-Coed
Suggested Sunday trips from Caernarfon
Suggested Sunday trips from Conwy
Suggested Sunday trips from Llanberis
Suggested Sunday trips from Llandudno
Suggested Sunday trips from Llanrwst
Suggested Sunday trips from Porthmadog
Suggested Sunday trips from Pwllheli

Suggested weekday trips from
Suggested Sunday trips from
North Wales Coast Railway stations
(via Betws-y-Coed)

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