from the Cambrian coast to the mountains of Snowdonia

Arriva minibus       
"3" connections    
Caelloi bus       


Snowdon Sherpa Bus Timetables
Pwllheli connections


unofficial website


        Express Motors "S97"
    Sherpa journeys
        Express Motors "S2"

  Weekdays
sherpanetwork

  Sundays and Public Holidays
sundaysherpanetwork
  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

  CHANGES FOR SUMMER 2017..............

There are minor changes to the times of the last
return weekday journeys back from Snowdonia


This "unofficial" website attempts to show what is available
and to encourage greater use includes some suggested
"trips round Snowdonia - without your car"


  llwbr CAMBRIAN route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  llwbr GLASLYN route  

                                        Caernarfon........Llanberis
                                        /                       /
Pwllheli - Porthmadog - Beddgelert -/- Pen-y-Pass -/- Betws-y-Coed

Mondays to Saturdays - 15th April 2017 until further notice
(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 2017 until further notice
               
  Arriva
Arriva
Caelloi Arriva Arriva Arriva
      3     3     3     3     3     3
Pwllheli 08.00 09.40 10.15 12.15 12.45 14.20
Hafan-y-Môr 08.10 09.50 10.25 12.25 12.55 14.30
Criccieth 08.23 10.04 10.39 12.39 13.09 14.44
   Tremadog     |     |     |     | 13.22     |
Porthmadog 08.40 10.21 10.49 12.49     | 14.54
 
 
 
 
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Porthmadog Parc
09.00
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11.00
-
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13.30
     |
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15.20
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    Tremadog
09.04
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11.04
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13.34
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15.24 *
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Beddgelert
09.17
09.25
-
-
-
-
11.23
11.30
-
-
-
-
13.53
14.00
-
-
-
-
15.43 *
16.07
-
1655
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Pen-y-Pass
09.38
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1025
1035
1135
11.43
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1225
1235
1335
14.13
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1455
1505
1610
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16.25
1650
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   Caernarfon
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09.55
1000
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12.00
1230
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14.30
1500
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1725
1810
      Llanberis
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1025
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1045
1145
-
-
1253
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1245
1350
-
-
1525
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1520
1625
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1835
   Betws-y-Coed
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1047
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1247
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-
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1517
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1712
-
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09.00 - Sherpa journey     * - on schooldays via Porthmadog school then 16 minutes later to Beddgelert (arrive 15.59)    
  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 GLASLYN route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  llwbr CAMBRIAN route  

Llanberis........Caernarfon..................................................................................    
       \                       \                        \                          \
Betws-y-Coed -\- Pen-y-Pass -\- Beddgelert -\- Porthmadog -\- Pwllheli

Mondays to Saturdays - 15th April 2017 until further notice
(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 2017 until further notice
 
S+LSH
           
later summer only Sherpa
         
 
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   Betws-y-Coed
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0910
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1110
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1310
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1548
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1640
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1740
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1840
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   Betws-y-Coed
      Llanberis
0800
0900
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1000
1100
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1200
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1330
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1500
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1430
1530
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1735
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1820
1922
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1920
2115
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      Llanberis
   Caernarfon
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1522
1530
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1942
2035
2035
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2137
2200
   Caernarfon
Pen-y-Pass
0825
0925
0935
09.50
1025
1125
1135
11.50
1225
1335
1355
14.20
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1455
1555
1610
16.30
1705
1755
18.00
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Nant Gwynant
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10.02
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12.02
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14.32
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16.42
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18.12
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Nant Gwynant
Beddgelert
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10.10
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12.10
-
14.40
-
1605
16.15
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16.48
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18.21
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Beddgelert
    Tremadog
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10.29
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12.29
-
14.59
-
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16.29
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-
-
18.41
-
-
2115
-
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    Tremadog
Porthmadog
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10.35
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12.35
-
15.05
-
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16.35
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-
18.45
-
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2120
-
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Porthmadog
  Arriva Caelloi Caelloi   Arriva Caelloi     Arriva Arriva Arriva      
  3     3     3       3     3         3     3     3          
Porthmadog Parc -     -     15.30  
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17.00
-     -     -     19.35 -     22.20
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Porthmadog Parc
    Tremadog Square 10.34 12.34 15.35  
16.39
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-     -     18.49 19.39 -     22.24
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    Tremadog Square
Criccieth 10.47 12.43 15.45  
16.51
17.10
-     -     19.01 19.48 -     22.33
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Hafan-y-Môr 11.01 12.57 15.59  
17.05
17.24
-     -     19.14 20.01 -     22.46
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Hafan-y-Môr
Pwllheli 11.11 13.09 16.10  
17.15
17.36
-     -     19.25 20.11 -     22.56
2115
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2240
Pwllheli
09.50 - Sherpa journey      
  S+LSH - Saturdays also local (Llanrwst) School Holidays    
% - IF the "S2" is running spot on time, it may be just possible to connect at Penygwryd into the 18.02 "S97" journey via Beddgelert (which will get you back much earlier) - but as it is less than 5 minutes, it is NOT recognised as a connection by the TravelineCymru "Journey Planner"    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC website  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

  llwbr CAMBRIAN route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  llwbr GLASLYN route  

                                   Caernarfon ............................Llanberis
                  /                                              /
Pwllheli - Porthmadog -/- Beddgelert - Pen-y-Pass -/- Betws-y-Coed

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

     
 
       
 
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S97
    3     3     3     3
Pwllheli
08.10
08.15 09.45 11.45 15.15
Hafan-y-Môr
08.20
08.25 09.55 11.55 15.25
Criccieth
08.33
08.38 10.08 12.08 15.38
    Tremadog
|
08.48     |     | 15.48
Porthmadog
08.49
08.54 10.24 12.24 15.54
 
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11.00
1105
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13.30
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16.00
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    Tremadog Square
09.04
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0934
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11.04
1109
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13.34
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16.04
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1614
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Beddgelert
09.19
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11.19
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13.49
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16.19
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   Caernarfon
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1020
1035
-
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1150
1235
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1655
1705
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      Llanberis Interchange
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1059
1205*
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1259
1435*
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1729
1740*
Pen-y-Pass
09.38
1025
1035
1135
-
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1225
-
-
-
1455
14.12
1455
1505
1610
16.38
1650
1705
1805
-
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1755
      Llanberis
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1045
1145
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1520
1625
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1720
1820
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1047
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1247
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1517
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1712
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1817
09.00 - Sherpa journey     * - S2" Sherpa starts from Llanberis Joe Brown five minutes earlier    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC website  and any subsequent amendments thereto  
  llwbr GLASLYN route  
Snowdon Sherpa
  llwbr CAMBRIAN route  

Llanberis.............................Caernarfon                                    
\                                              \                   
Betws-y-Coed -\- Pen-y-Pass - Beddgelert -\- Porthmadog - Pwllheli

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

                       
 
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S97
S2
S2
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T2
S2
S2
S2
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S2
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S2
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12
   Betws-y-Coed
-
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0910
-
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-
1110
1210
-
-
1310
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-
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1548
-
-
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      Llanberis
0800
0900
|
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0901
-
-
1145
1245
1301
-
|
1200
1330
-
1430
1530
|
1501
-
-
-
1631
-
   Caernarfon
|
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-
0925
1030
-
-
-
1325
1340
|
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-
|
|
|
1525
1650
-
-
1655
1720
Pen-y-Pass
0825
0925
0935
09.50
-
|
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-
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1335
1225
1355
14.15
1455
1555
1613
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16.40
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via
Trefor
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Beddgelert
-
10.10
-
|
11.45
-
|
-
14.35
-
|
17.10
-
-
    Tremadog
-
10.24
-
|
11.59
-
1419*
-
14.49
-
|
17.24
-
-
Porthmadog
-
10.35
-
1120
12.05
-
(1425)
-
15.00
-
|
17.30
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  Arriva Arriva Arriva Arriva  
|
|
Arriva
 
  3     3     3     3      
|
|
3    
-
Porthmadog Parc -     12.30 (14.30) 16.10
-
1735
17.40
17.55
-
    Tremadog Square  10.34 |     14.34 |     -     
|
17.59
-
Criccieth 10.43 12.43 14.43 16.20 -     
17.57
18.09
-
Hafan-y-Môr 10.56 12.56 14.56 16.33 -     
18.07
18.21
-
Pwllheli 11.06 13.06 15.06 16.43 -     
18.17
18.32
-
1805
09.50 - Sherpa journey    
* - unless the "T2" service is running 'spot on time'   you are advised to change to the "3" service to Pwllheli at Tremadog Square    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC website  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
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