AWWTM: Car-free holidays: Porthmadog by train

A train passing Harlech Castle (2 for 1 on your rover ticket) on the Cambrian Coast line.

The British have a bizarre habit of going on holiday by car, as though rolling down a bland motorway and sitting in smelly smoggy traffic jams to queue for car-park blighted destinations is an attractive way to spend leisure time.  Previously I’ve given a couple of suggestions for really simple inexpensive and fun breaks without a car: the Highlands by bicycle and the Lake District by bus.  Those are great options for lovers of landscape and wilderness.  But what if you have kids to entertain?

How about taking the train to Snowdonia?

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