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Things to do in Blaenau Ffestiniog

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Point of Interest
“A steam train railway ride through the beautiful countryside of North Wales. Booking recommended”
  • 11 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“They have great locally-sourced food and are super helpful and friendly. There are also regular live music events and a tiny cinema on the ground floor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Get all your groceries here (including prosecco and olives). Open from 6am - 11pm Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sundays.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Come and enjoy: World Crazy Indoor Golf 8-hole Indoor World Crazy Golf – Putt your way around mini replicas of the World's most beautiful landmarks! 6 Lane Scalextric Track Vrrr! Vrrr! Vroom! – Get up to top gear with our 6-lane Scalextric racing track R/C Boating Lake and R/C Mini Car Racing Track Radio-Controlled Boating Lake and Radio-Controlled Mini-Car Track. Sail your yacht into the wind! G-Scale Railway G-Scale Model Railway. Follow its journey from indoors to outdoors... and around the rockery! Mini Dragster Track Mini-Dragster Track. Three, two, one, go, go, go...... Model Shop to be opened in Summer 2014 'It's a Small World' Model Shop will be opening in Summer 2014 and will sell radio-controlled car parts and Scalextric cars The Bridge Café The Bridge Café serves teas, breakfasts, cakes and light lunches etc. Next door to It's a Small World is: The Cave-In Crawl into the winding, rising, bending tunnel and escape to the peaceful world of (artificial) caving, or alternatively, battle it out noisily with laser guns! Exhibition 2014: 3D Jigsaw Journey Amaze at these elegant 3D Jigsaw landmarks - Free Entry! Suits all ages The Bridge Café We serve lovely teas, breakfasts, cakes and light lunches and more... ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“Surprisingly well stocked local grocery store, has an excellent range of local products and good butchery section. There's also a post office on site”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“You MUST try Kurmange's Kurdish pasties (meat or veggie) but get there early as they sell like hot cakes (literally).”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“Richard is a pastry chef who has worked in 5* hotels all over the world. He makes the most delicious cakes (including gluten-free) and also does light lunches and snacks. Oh, and super, slow-dripped coffee. Mmmm. The dining room overlooks the steam railway station too.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Kiki - Half Welsh and half Greek runs an excellent cafe in the local square up in Blaenau Ffestiniog. The menu is varied and cultural bringing a little bit of the world to the small town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Well worth a visit.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“ Huge great 3 story softly. Food is by chefs who run Deniro's cafe 20m away over the road. food is great not what you expect at a soft play. Great coffee for a chill out and read a book.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
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“Home made breakfast, lunches and teas. Child friendly (and next door to "It's a Small World") and very cosy. Lovely staff.”
  • 1 local recommends
Sublocality Level 1
  • 1 local recommends
Car Repair
“Our preferred local mechanic, we've used them for everything from services to emergencies. Honest and reliable”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“This is a small local pool around a 5 minute walk from Maegarnedd. Perfect for burning off some energy!”
  • 1 local recommends