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Talyllyn Railway

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Talyllyn Railway
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The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow gauge steam railway, being the Worlds First preserved Railway!. Our track runs for 7.25miles from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol through unspoilt Snowdonia. Our station at Tywyn is also home to the...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Wharf Station Neptune Road, Tywyn LL36 9EY, Wales
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+44 1654 710472
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All reviews nant gwernol dolgoch falls abergynolwyn station thomas the tank engine mulled wine narrow gauge beautiful countryside mince pies return journey rover ticket lovely trip gift aid well worth a visit mid wales enjoyable trip preservation society staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents have visited the Talyllyn Railway since the 1960s, and finally moved just around the corner from Wharf Station in 1976 so my father could be closer and volunteer more often. He gave most of his life to the railway and I've seen how...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julia W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We did the ‘Steam and Scream’ Halloween trip which was good fun. Customers and staff dressed up and there was a lovely atmosphere. The trip included food in the cafe, some of which was suitable for vegans. At the end of the line there was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrsmavis
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We were holidaying in Tywynn and saw Steam & Scream advertised for Halloween. Myself, daughter and Grand children. Reasonably priced as it included food,tomatoe soup, burger, hot dogs, chilli and ice cream, cakes etc. The staff dressed up, Cafè was decked out all things spooky...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We had great ride and some nice drinks in cafe. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. It is very well maintained and provides great joy watching the steam train running in

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jai1965
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Really great trip. Amazing it still goes so well after over 150 years. Interesting museum, good cafe and places to walk along the way. So many special offers as well. A trip down memory lane. Great scenery too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The museum (included in rail fare) has an interesting & varied collection of railway memorabilia and engines. The train journey itself, along the tracks used, in the past, by the slate miners winds its way through some beautiful countrside, stopping along the way at various...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loiner1942
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your day out with us, the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is a jewel in the crown of the railway. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day at the Talyllyn especially as we combined it with a stunning walk at the end of the line. Staff are very friendly and you can see the huge efforts put into this Railway. The timetable allowed plenty of time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon H
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Our staff and volunteers are always mentioned in the majority of our reviews and we are extremely proud of them. We are aware of the temporary blip in our bread quality this was caused by a problem at our suppliers,...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

October half term and we are in North Wales mountain Castles and little trains are what we come for. Today it's a train day and today's train is the Talyllyn Railway, we arrived in time for the last train pulling todays load is Douglass a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Raw10stall
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed a relaxing visit to the railway. We accommodate all our passengers and will delay the trains in order to make sure nobody feels rushed on their day out with us. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant trip on the train. The staff were so friendly and seemed to genuinely love greeting guests and driving the train. As it wasn't peak season they only had one train running but that made the day all the more relaxing. We got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah C
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

We're so glad you had a great day out, nearly every review mentions our staff and volunteers sunny nature, it really is infectious. There are so many walks to enjoy along the line so we look forward to seeing you again to experience them.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

I love this railway! There is something so special about it which you just can't quite put into words, but it must be something to do with the fact that it has never closed and has the original engines and carriages and is just so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew M
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

From your comments you got to enjoy the special Welsh liquid sunshine! Thank you for your kind words, if we could bottle whatever the Talyllyn feeling is we'd be very rich indeed! See you again soon.

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Daydream51534716747
4 January 2019|
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Response from ahih2016 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check on their website. Can check time table and offers.
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DaveTheRaveuk
29 August 2018|
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Response from Daniel K | Property representative |
Yes you can take bicycles on the Talyllyn Railway, there is a small charge of £4.00 Single
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Poppyg2011
17 August 2018|
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Response from Carol P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take a pram on the train but the falls is steep at times and uneven ground do not suitable for a pram
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