For railway connoisseurs, there can be few experiences more alluring than the chance to enjoy sights not normally seen by the average passenger.

This two-week, ‘access all areas’ itinerary takes in many of North Wales’ spectacular railways, from miniature to standard gauge, with footplate rides, workshop tours, expert talks and more.

Departing 30 March, Behind the Scenes in North Wales costs from £2,610 pp (two sharing), including B&B (in Llandudno, Caernarfon, Porthmadog, Machynlleth & Llangollen), seven lunches, 11 evening meals, excursions and the services of a tour leader.

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