Useful Links

Local Information

  • Yr Eagles, an excellent pub about 10 minutes walk from Llanuwchllyn station. Good food and good beer.
  • Visit Bala Website, the local tourist information site
  • Go Bala, walking, cycling and driving routes in the area.

Other Narrow Gauge Railways to visit

Most of the above railways are members of 'The Great Little Trains of Wales' who offer a discount card which entitles the holder to 20% off one adult full round trip fare on normal timetabled trains on participating Railways

For Enthusiasts

  • Narrow Gauge Railway SocietyHeritage Railway Association - The Heritage Railway Association represents the majority of heritage and tourist railways, tramways and railway preservation groups within both the U.K and Ireland
  • Maid Marian Locomotive Fund - The Maid Marian Locomotive Fund was formed in 1965 by a small group of enthusiasts to preserve a working locomotive from the Dinorwic Slate Quarry
  • Narrow Gauge Railway Society - Formed in 1951, what was envisaged as being a small correspondence group of specialist enthusiasts has grown to a large international society with a truly international outlook
  • Saddletank Books