Trains to Barmouth

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Barmouth is a small but popular seaside town set within the county of Gwynedd on the north-western part of Wales. It is located on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan bay overlooking the Irish sea.

The town is served by Barmouth railway station located on the Cambrian Coast Railway. 

Guests should pay a visit to the Sailors’ Institute located around the harbor, visit the shipwreck and lifeboat museum as well as the Crown round house. Barmouth offer its visitors a pretty walk, rich in history, that starts from the town center, through steep, narrow and picturesque streets up-hill until reaching the top of Dinas Oleu (the citadel of light). Visitors will benefit from dramatic views over the Mawddach Estuary and Cardigan Bay.

Visitors can also enjoy taking a stroll along the seaside promenade, benefit from two miles of superb sandy beach, enjoy the small fairground and the view of the breathtaking surrounding hills, sea and mountains. Barmouth Beach is a must-go destination thanks to its sandy public picturesque beach, ideal for basking and swimming. The beach is a short walk away from charming local shops and eateries. Hikers should follow the Mawddach Trail along the idyllic old trail route to Dolgellau. Hikers often travel to the area to visit the Cadair Idris, a mountain situated at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park, ideal for climbing, camping and enjoying the stunning mountain and lake views. Families are advised to hop on the historic miniature train run by Fairbourne Railway offering stunning views of the picturesque surrounding landscape. Horse lovers should spend the day at Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony and Trekking Centre either to take the first riding lesson, trekking along the coastline on horseback. There are pony experiences available for little ones too. Book your train ticket to Barmouth and come and enjoy it spectacular landscapes and coastline and entertain the whole family with one of the fun day activities available.