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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

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Lovely railway run by friendly people!

Although the line may be a bit short, the railway is still brilliant! I went there with a few of my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Slagelse, Denmark
Extremely friendly and good value for money, more than you expect

Dad and I spent a lovely morning at this railway. The staff were extremely friendly (without being... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the line may be a bit short, the railway is still brilliant! I went there with a few of my friends, and the staff was really friendly; they showed us around the shed and we even got footplate rides on Russel! The museum is...More

1  Thank Madsk03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dad and I spent a lovely morning at this railway. The staff were extremely friendly (without being overbearing). With this railway you get a lot more than you expect, the actual railway journey isn’t very long (about a mile) but everyone can disembark at the...More

1  Thank Flick0121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be confused with the main Welsh Highland railway this short section is ideal for anyone who does not have time or has travelled on the other narrow gauge railway. I decided to opt for the footplate experience which was very good.The train crew...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do if you are ever in the area. Great for train fanatics, children or people who like to do something different. The whole experience is about 1 hour long and the staff are very friendly and lots to tell you about how the...More

1  Thank kieran p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids loved this trip, but it’s way too short. The journey couldn’t have lasted more than 5 mins each way, and only the stop off at the railway museum saved it really. The kids got to go on an even shorter ride on the...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting visit as others report but this railway needs to get together with the other Welsh Highland railway and run further rather than opposing each other. I noted they do have a junction with each other but politics of each other getting in the way....More

1  Thank 63joe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The shed/ museum stop off is great if you have young children that want play on some real trains. I do hope this place is charging admission rates to look after the rolling stock, line and volunteers, as I feel it was rather expensive too....More

2  Thank robd7627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a very wet day with our two boys 8 and 12. Had lunch in the cafe (which was a bit expensive) then took the short train ride. We also got chance to drive a diesel engine which was brilliant. Sheds are full...More

1  Thank Helen K
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What a great little railway to visit, all the staff were very welcoming and friendly. The railway is very interactive and informative with the children. The railway isn’t very long and includes a museum, miniature railway and drive a locomotive too. Well worth a visit,...More

2  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a lovely short railway, where a round trip takes about 50 minutes, including 20 mins at a 'museum' stop (lots of kids activities here) and 5 minutes is taken up with the engine being reversed at the other end. If you wish you...More

1  Thank Helen J
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6 September 2018|
Response from 63joe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I've not got a dog, but other railway does as there were dogs on and big dogs were hard to pass on the small trains. I'm sure the website will tell you.
Stephen M
31 May 2018|
Response from Richard H | Property representative |
We carry a wheel chair ramp and have a carriage with wide doors. The crew will always be willing to assist.
21 April 2017|
Response from WHRBERT | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can, we have a specially adapted carriage with double doors. Looking forward to seeing you in July.