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. Book train tickets to Barmouth and start planning a hiking day out to admire the natural beauty the town is well-known for. Passengers travelling from Barmouth station can access the
premises from the main entrance that is located on Station Road, there is a secondary entrance from the retail area on Marine Parade.

The town is served by Barmouth railway station located on the Cambrian Coast Railway. Arriva Trains Wales operates regular train services every two hours directed southbound towards Machynlleth, Shrewsbury and Birmingham International and northbound to Pwlleheli. During the summer there are additional trains operating at this station. On Sundays there are fewer service running each way. Trains directed to Machynlleth, Shrewsbury, Birmingham depart from platform 1, whereas trains to Pwllheli leave from platform 2. The train station is unstaffed, there are self-service tickets machines available to travelers. The train journey from Barmouth to Pwlleheli is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Whereas trains to Machynlleth are 1 hour long and to Birmingham International 3 hours and 35 minutes. Visitors arriving to Barmouth railway station can benefit from a small tourist information desk located in the station building, toilets, a gift shop and museum showcasing the history of the town. CCTV surveillance services and Wi-Fi are in operation at this station. There are a car park and bike racks located outside the train station. Visitors travelling to Barmouth are advised to purchase train tickets in advance to benefit from greater discounts. This is a very popular destination, over the summer period, due to the various outdoors activities it offers. 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 they 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.