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  • Snowdon Mountain Railway Launces Interactive Smartphone App

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Launces Interactive Smartphone App

    Snowdon Mountain Railway this week launches its own mobile phone app, enhancing the experience of its traditional steam and diesel train journeys through the latest interactive digital technology.

    With the exception of two World Wars, Snowdon Mountain Railway has run uninterrupted since 1896. It has even been used to help mountain rescue teams working on Snowdon, Wales’ highest peak.

    Offering both a heritage steam experience and traditional diesel service, visitors can experience and enjoy the spectacular Welsh mountain scenery just as the Victorians did back in 1896.   

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  • Penrhyn Castle Choir

    Penrhyn Choir set to perform at ZipRoc 2019

    Penrhyn Choir is set to perform on the site where it all began, over 130 years after the choir was founded.
    The choir will take to the stage at ZipRoc 2019 on June 15th, which takes place at Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda. The choir joins the likes of, Cast, Miles Hunt of The Wonder Stuff, Mike Peters, frontman for The Alarm, Elin Fflur and Bryn Fon in a jam-packed line-up with something for the whole family.

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  • Experience the Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Experience the Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Experience the Snowdonia Slate Trail.

    The new long - distance path is fast gaining a reputation as an adventure which takes you through the heart of the North Wales slate quarrying industry whilst passing through picturesque villages, rural Welsh communities and stunning landscapes.
     

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  • Caer Rhun Hall To Open in August

    Caer Rhun Hall To Open in August

    North Wales’ newest luxury accommodation, Caer Rhun Hall, a three-storey, late-Victorian mansion with a private house atmosphere, opens to the public on 8 August. 

    The Grade II listed building was acquired two years ago and has undergone an extensive, multi-million pound refurbishment, creating 32 bedrooms in exclusive surroundings. The hotel will add further rooms in the grounds, growing to 76 by the end of 2019.

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  • The Slate Caverns will host new Slate Mountain stage for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

    The Slate Caverns will host new Slate Mountain stage for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

    The Slate Caverns will host an exciting and dramatic new competitive Special Stage for this year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB.

    The four-day event, which is Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship, will feature a spectacular new mile-long Slate Mountain speed test at Llechwedd Quarry which sits high above The Slate Caverns.  

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