The Great Little Trains of Wales


Details of some events for 2018 are yet to be finalised. Please check back later for more information.

Date Railway Event
February 10th - 25th. Vale of Rheidol Locals Discount
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th February Talyllyn Local Heroes Weekend
February 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th. Welshpool & Llanfair Half Term Trains
Saturday 3rd. March Bala Lake St Davids Day
Sunday March Brecon Mountain Mothers Day
Sunday 11th. March Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Mothers Day Sunday Lunch
Sunday 11th. March Talyllyn Mothering Sunday
30th March - 2nd April Bala Lake Easter Egg Hunt
Monday, 19 March - Wednesday, 21 March Talyllyn Photo Charter
April 14th. Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland The Snowdonian
April 7th Bala Lake Race the Train!
Various dates April to August Ffestiniog Chippy Trains
Sunday 1st. April Talyllyn Easter Day
Monday, 2 April - Friday, 6 April Talyllyn Easter Activities
31st. March - 2nd. April Welshpool & Llanfair Easter Bunny
April Welsh Highland Heritage Easter Bunnies
April 1st, 2nd. Llanberis Lake Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 28th April Vale of Rheidol Jazz Night at the Hafod Hotel
April 21st & 22nd. Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland "Join the Volunteers" Weekend
May 12th. Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Caernarfon Food Festival
May 18th -20th. Welsh Highland Rail Ale Festival
May 26th. Welshpool & Llanfair Fish & Chips Train
May 31st. Bala Lake Evening Excursion
Saturday 26th - Monday 28th May Bala Lake GLTW Model Railway Show
Tuesday 29th May Talyllyn Murder Mystery Train
Friday, 1 June - Sunday, 3 June Talyllyn Loco Centenary
Thursdays in June
Talyllyn Victorian Train
Saturday 9th. June Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland The "Snowdonian Limited"
Saturday 9th. June Welshpool & Llanfair Vintage Train
Sunday 17th June Talyllyn Fathers Day
June 16th - 18th. Bala Lake Steam Gala
June 19th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th. Bala Lake Visiting Locos
Sunday June Brecon Mountain Fathers Day Special
June Welsh Highland Heritage Teddy Bears Picnic
16th. June Welshpool & Llanfair Welsh Tea Train
17th June Welshpool & Llanfair Fathers Day
June 23rd. & 24th. Welspool & Llanfair Welshpool Transport Festival
June 22nd - 24th Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Hunslet 125
Saturday 30th. June - Sunday 1st. July Talyllyn Garden Railway & Beer Festival
July 14th. & 15th. Welshpool & Llanfair Welsh Tea Train
Thursdays 5th, 12th, 19th July Talyllyn Victorian Train
July 29th - August 3rd. Llanberis Lake Super Heroes Week
Selected Days (see timetable) Vale of Rheidol Drive a Steam Engine!
21st, 22nd. July Welshpool & Llanfair Vintage Trains
22nd. July Welshpool & Llanfair Fish & Chips Train
Thursday 26th July Talyllyn Teddy Bears' Picnic
28th & 29th. July Fairbourne Steam Gala
30th. May, 1st, 4th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 22nd & 25th. August. Vale of Rheidol Summer Evening Excursions
July 28th. Bala Lake "Alice" Day
August 5th, 12th. 19th, 26th. Welsh Highland Railway Journey into the past
2nd. 9th. &16th. August Ffestiniog "Jazz in the Park" at Tan y Bwlch
Fridays in August Talyllyn Fish & Chip Train
August 4th & 5th. Welshpool & Llanfair Young Members Weekend
August 4th 5th & 18th, 19th. Welshpool & Llanfair Vintage Trains
Mondays in August Talyllyn Victorian Train
Friday 3rd. - Sunday 5th. August Talyllyn Beer Festival
August 8th. & 25th. Welshpool & Llanfair Fish & Chips Train
August 2nd, 9th and 16th. Bala Lake BBQ Specials
August Welsh Highland Heritage Lace on the Train
August Welsh Highland Heritage Steam and Song Evening
Tuesday 14th August Talyllyn Floral Train
August 18th. & 19th. Welshpool & Llanfair Ham Radio
Saturday 18th August. Talyllyn Race the Train
25th. - 27th. August Bala Lake Mini Steam Gala
Tuesday 21st August Talyllyn Beer & BBQ Train
Thursday 23rd August Talyllyn Peter Sam's Party
Thursday 23rd. August Ffestiniog Rock & Roll @ Tan-y-bwlch
Saturday 25th August Talyllyn Evening Train & Abergynolwyn Show
Friday 31st August - Sunday 2nd September Welshpool & Llanfair Gala Weekend
September 14th - 16th. Welsh Highland Super Power Weekend
Thursdays in September
Talyllyn Victorian Train
September 15th & 16th Welshpool & Llanfair Teddy Bears Weekend
22nd, 23rd. September Welshpool & Llanfair Vintage Trains
27th. October Welshpool & Llanfair Halloween
27th. October Vale of Rheidol Monster Ball (Adults Only)
October 5th, 6th, 7th. Ffestiniog Victorian Weekend
October 28th. - 31st. Llanberis Lake Halloween Hunt
Monday 29th . October - Wednesday 31st. October
Talyllyn Halloween Steam & Scream
October 29th, 30th,31st. Vale of Rheidol Halloween Ghost Train
27th & 31st. October Bala Lake Halloween
October Welsh Highland Heritage Halloween
25th, 26th, 27th, and 31st October Ffestiniog Halloween Trains
October 31st. Welsh Highland Halloween Train
4th, 11th. November Vale of Rheidol Sunday Lunch Specials
December 8th, 9th & 15th, 16th &22nd Llanberis Lake Santa Specials
Saturday & Sunday 8th & 9th. December Bala Lake Santa Specials
December 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd. Welshpool & Llanfair Santa Specials
December Welsh Highland Heritage Santa Specials
December 22nd & 23rd. Fairbourne Railway Santa Specials
8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, December
Talyllyn Santa Specials
Various Dates in December Brecon Mountain Santa Specials
December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd. Welsh Highland Santa Specials
December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd. Ffestiniog Santa Trains
Vale of Rheidol Santa Specials





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