New pubs join the line up on Snowdonia Real Ale Trail!

The Snowdonia Real Ale Trail is back on 6th October taking you through the beautiful Snowdonia countryside stopping off at some of the best pubs in the area, without worrying who’s driving!

The Prince of Wales joins the Trail for the first time!

The Prince of Wales in Criccieth joins the Trail for the first time this October. Recently under new management this pub has become known for its live music nights, home cooked meals and selection of Real Ale.

Just a few minutes stroll from the Train Station it’s an ideal starting point if your coming from Pwllheli.



Taking you off the beaten track to discover unique ales and proper pubs!

Blaenau Ffestiniog is famous for it’s slate mines, the Snowdonia Real Ale Trail takes you up into the mine to visit the Quarryman’s Tavern, a traditional miners pub!

Try their exclusive ale – Quarryman’s Ale, brewed by Great Orme Brewery!

 Extra stop in Blaenau!

This October there will be an extra pick up point in Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway Station, with tickets available opposite in the Bridge Cafe.

How it works…




Prince of Wales

Prince Of Wales, High Street, Criccieth, UK

Union Inn

The Union Inn, Market Square, Tremadog, Porthmadog, UK

Ship Inn

The Ship Inn, Lombard Street, Porthmadog, UK


The Australia, High Street, Porthmadog, UK


Brondanw Arms Inn Llanfrothen, Garreg, Penrhyndeudraeth, UK

Ship Aground

Ship Aground, High Street, Talsarnau, UK


The Grapes Hotel, Maentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, UK

Y Pengwern

Y Pengwern, Llan Ffestiniog, UK

Quarryman's Tafarn

Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, UK