Countryfile's John Craven Races Runner to Summit on Snowdon Lily Steam Train

Snowdon Mountain Railway will feature as part of a Snowdonia special on BBC One’s Countryfile this weekend. The popular Sunday evening programme will showcase stories from Wales’ largest national park, including an exciting race with a difference... Read more »

Gun Fired on Snowdon Summit to Celebrate Royal Artillery 300 Year Anniversary

As the sun began to rise across Snowdonia on the morning of May 13th, North Wales was awoken with a bang as members of the Royal Artillery fired a 105mm artillery gun from the Snowdon Summit. The... Read more »

Snowdon Mountain Railway to celebrate 120th anniversary this season.

A new season opens this week at Snowdon Mountain Railway in what will be the 120th anniversary of the famous steam railway. Celebrations to mark the 120 years since passenger trains first reached the summit of Mount... Read more »

Jobs at Snowdon Mountain Railway

We're Hiring! Join us in 2016 as part of the Snowdon Mountain Railway team. There's a variety of roles available at our Llanberis Station, the summit centre (Hafod Eryri) and aboard our trains! Click the application form... Read more »

Staying Safe in the Snow on Snowdon!

Hard on the heels of the hottest December on record, Britain looks set to get its first proper taste of winter over the coming days as colder weather brings with it the prospect of snowy and icy... Read more »

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Visitor Information

Summit service and visitor centre now open for 2016!

Our Traditional Diesel Service and Heritage Steam Experience run to the summit daily, subject to weather conditions.

Tickets can be booked in advance online or by calling our ticket office on 01286 870 223 (after 1pm).

You can keep up to date with what we're up to by following us on Twitter and Facebook .

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Click here for an up-to-the-minute Snowdon Summit Met Office report.

Rates and specials

Online Ticket Prices
Adult: (16 years+)
Return From £29.00
Child: (3 - 15 years)
Return From £20.00


Phone: 01286 870 223 for all enquiries.
Office hours are Monday to Friday 08.30 to 16.00.

For bookings please call after 1pm when our bookings team will be available to assist.

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