Education Visits


Snowdon Mountain Railway

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Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY

Tel 01286 870223

Snowdon Mountain Railway is a great destination for school groups of all ages. Your visit can integrate with many aspects of school curriculum (geology, the Victorians, Engineering and the age of steam) and also provide a great day out for students and teachers alike.

Open

Mid- March to November

Group size

25 (Min) 1 free teacher per 10 children - please contact us for prices and times.

Coach parking, On-site catering.

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The Welsh Mountain Zoo

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Old Highway, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 5UY

Tel: 01492 532938

We offer learning sessions with our Education Officer for schools and groups. They are available on a range of topics to fit in with shat you are learning inside the classroom.

Open

All year 9.30am – 5pm

Duration

approximately 45 minutes

Ages

Nursery upwards

Group Size

10 (Min) 30 (Max)

Worksheets available during visit, Education/study area, Education Officer; Susan Jones, On-site catering, Coach parking, Picnic area.

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Vale of Rheidol Railway

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Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG

Tel: 01970 625819

Take a journey to Devil’s Bridge by narrow gauge steam train as an end of term treat or tie it in with the National Curriculum. We can bring the past to life inspiring students with living history with our Second World War Evacuation experience.

Open Regular service throughout the year daily mid-March to October.

Duration 1 hour

Ages All

Group Size 15 (Min)

Picnic area, Coach parking.

GreenWood Forest Park

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Y Felinheli, Bangor, LL56 4QN

Tel: 01248 371493

GreenWood Forest Park offer informative tours to groups of student’s wishing to learn more about our sustainability project at the park. Student can learn all about our water harvesting system, people powered rollercoaster and our brand new 150kW solar array; which will now provide 80% of the parks energy requirements!

Open

10am – 5.30pm

Duration

45 minutes

Age

All

Group Size

20 (max)

Education study area, Onsite catering, Picnic area, Coach parking.

Bookings must be booked 2 weeks in advance.

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