The Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Dolgellau Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Railway and Transport Attractions In Dolgellau

We've rounded up the best railway and transport attractions in Dolgellau in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 17 Dolgellau railway and transport attractions to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the railway and transport attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Steam train at Corris Railway in Machynlleth

    Corris Railway

    Machynlleth

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    The Corris Railway was the first narrow Gauge railway in Mid-Wales, built in 1859. The train runs almost every weekend, with other periods of availab...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 6.5 miles from Dolgellau
  2. Mini train at Fairbourne Steam Railway

    Fairbourne Steam Railway

    Fairbourne

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    Fairbourne Steam Railway travels two and a half miles between Fairbourne and Penrhyn Point where it connects with a ferry which takes passengers acro...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 7.6 miles from Dolgellau
  3. Train tracks of Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway in Porthmadog

    Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway

    Porthmadog

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    The Ffestiniog Railway runs from Porthmadog on the coast to Blaenau Ffestiniog in the hills, passing through the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 16.1 miles from Dolgellau
  4. View from train ride at The Vale of Rheidol Railway in Aberystwyth

    The Vale of Rheidol Railway

    Aberystwyth

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Bring your family to the stunning valleys of Rheidol at The Vale of Rheidol Railway. Hop aboard a train you’re great grandparents may have visited. R...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 24.4 miles from Dolgellau
  5. Families on miniature train at Conwy Valley Railway Museum

    Conwy Valley Railway Museum

    Conwy

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    Conwy Valley Railway Museum is full of vintage railway information and artefacts but with children in tow it won't be the main act! However kids will...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 24.6 miles from Dolgellau
  6. Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Llanberis

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    At Snowdon Mountain Railway travel on Britain's only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 27.6 miles from Dolgellau
  7. Steam train at The Llanberis Lake Railway

    The Llanberis Lake Railway

    Llanberis

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    The Llanberis Lake Railway is a narrow gauge return journey around the edge of Lake Padarn, pulled by vintage steam engines retrieved (and reconditio...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 27.8 miles from Dolgellau
  8. Families on train at Gypsy Wood in Caernarfon

    Gypsy Wood

    Caernarfon

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Gypsy Wood Park is a magical day out for visitors of all ages, which all the family will love. There aren't many places where you can combine the mag...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 30.3 miles from Dolgellau
  9. Airplane from Pleasure Flights in Caernarfon

    Pleasure Flights

    Caernarfon

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? A helicopter?! It could be any of the above at Caernarfon Airport’s Pleasure Flights experience. They run sightseeing tr...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 31.1 miles from Dolgellau
  10. Plane model at Airworld Aviation Museum in Caernarfon

    Airworld Aviation Museum

    Caernarfon

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    Visit them for an exciting day out in a truly interactive museum set on an active GA airfield. View the vista of Snowdonia mountain range from the sh...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 31.1 miles from Dolgellau
  11. Santa Special Train at Llangollen Railway

    Llangollen Railway

    Llangollen

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    Llangollen Railway is a heritage railway located next to the historic Dee Bridge that journeys through the picturesque Dee Valley to the town of Corw...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 33.8 miles from Dolgellau
  12. Horse pulling canal boat at Llangollen Wharf

    Llangollen Wharf

    Llangollen

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    Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in the North Wales market town of Llangollen and is now part of a World Heritage Site! From the Whar...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 33.9 miles from Dolgellau
  13. Visitors at Ribride Adventure Boat Tours in Anglesey

    Ribride Adventure Boat Tours

    Anglesey

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    RibRide Adventure Boat Tours Kids love RibRides! Fast exciting turns and high speeds get their attention and then we make sure they leave our boats w...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 35.2 miles from Dolgellau
  14. Outside view of LlanfairPG Station in Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

    LlanfairPG Station

    Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

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    Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch otherwise known as LlanfairPG Station. It translates as St. Mary's Church in the hollow of...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 35.7 miles from Dolgellau
  15. Cable car at Great Orme Aerial Cable Cars in Llandudno

    Great Orme Aerial Cable Cars

    Llandudno

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    Great Orme Aerial Cable Cars The Cable Car from the Happy Valley to the Great Orme Summit is, at over one mile each way, the longest Aerial Cabin Lif...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 40.9 miles from Dolgellau
  16. Kids at National Cycle Museum in Llandrindod Wells

    National Cycle Museum

    Llandrindod Wells

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    If your kid is crazy about bikes then the National Cycle Museum is the place for you! Discover the 200 year history of the bicycle through the museum...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 41 miles from Dolgellau
  17. Dolphin at New Quay Boat Trips

    New Quay Boat Trips

    New Quay

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    Why not come along with the family and enjoy the breathtaking views of the C.M.H.C. aboard one of their classic vessels. New Quay Boat Trips are wait...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 41.6 miles from Dolgellau

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