Blaenau Ffestiniog facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlaenau Ffestiniog
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Most people who come from or live in Blaenau Ffestiniog speak Welsh. In the 2011 census, 78.6% of people who live there said they can speak it. This makes it one of the most-Welsh speaking towns in Wales.
Blaenau Ffestiniog railway station is the northern end of the Ffestiniog Railway, a narrow-gauge heritage railway that starts at Porthmadog. The railway goes through very mountainous and forested areas and is very popular with tourists.
Blaenau Ffestiniog is twinned with:
Images for kids
Blaenau Ffestiniog, seen from Moelwyn Bach, showing the large waste heaps that dominate the town
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