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Two separate railways, little in gauge, large in appeal. The 13½-mile Ffestiniog Railway from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog one of Wales's best-loved Great Little Trains, was originally built to carry slate.
Portmeirion was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976. He wanted to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without spoiling it.
A short narrow-gauge rail ride from Porthmadog takes you to a Heritage Centre and Engine Sheds, packed with exhibits and displays on North Wales’s railway and industrial heritage.