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Teifi Valley Railway

Open Now: 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An afternoon keeping our Grandson amused.

A pleasant little railway, more suited to younger children than teenagers, and run completely by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian W
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
Wonderful little place!

What a great little place this is. We went for lunch and early afternoon with our 2.5 and 4 yr olds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Undaunted81
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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“crazy golf”(38 reviews)
“soft play”(17 reviews)
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About
The Teifi Valley Railway was created from a branch line of the Great Western Railway which served the West Wales rural area. Take a short journey behind our steam engine Alan George, a Hunslet 0-4-0ST built in 1894, or John Henry our Ruston diesel...more
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Station Yard | Henllan, Llandysul SA44 5TD, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant little railway, more suited to younger children than teenagers, and run completely by volunteers. The Brochure shows photos of steam locomotives, but there was only an old quarry diesel engine available, which was a bit disappointing as our Grandson is into steam engines,...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great little place this is. We went for lunch and early afternoon with our 2.5 and 4 yr olds and could've stayed for longer. They adored the little pixie train where you go along a track and see loads of little pixie doors/windows/little...More

1  Thank Undaunted81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled up at the railway not knowing what to expect. Well it was amazing, my 4 kids aged between 10 and 17 really enjoyed it! Will definitely be returning next year!!!

1  Thank amycotton24
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today as a group of 4 adults and 3 children 5 and under. Having read some negative reviews didn't have greatest expectations, but ended up having a brilliant day. The kids loved the soft play area, which isn't extensive but means you can...More

1  Thank Hh2808
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our 3 and 5 year old daughters and loved it. Trains mixed with free play areas is ideal for the kids and they enjoyed the hunting the letters game as we went around. The Pixie train was fabulous with our driver...More

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had no idea what to expect but had read they let you take dogs on the railway so we thought we'd give it a go. The place is fairly small and still in it's relative infancy, but I think that is when it can...More

2  Thank Alex H
Reviewed 18 August 2018

It is a lovely place great for an afternoon for the kids and elderly alike, the people that run it are helpful and always ready for a chat reasonably priced lovely bacon butty and coffee

1  Thank Ruby3711
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Wow we had such a lovely day here today friendly staff great cafe and the pixie train was a truly magical experience! The soft play is good and so is the kids play Park also had a fab game of crazy golf!

1  Thank Cathsmath
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We are yearly members and come often as my four year old is obsessed with trains. Two great train rides and play park. Wonderful fresh coffee too by the way.

1  Thank ChrisShaggy
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place. My son is severely autistic and loves trains but struggles with understanding the need to wait for things. The young volunteer today was amazing. He took photos for us, offered us flags to wave, let us ride early, allowed us...More

3  Thank Tracy Z
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siancardigan
6 December 2015|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
I would advise that they have their wellies. This railroad was laid low by the previous management, and the volunteers are working very hard to bring it back to their original vision. They are good people, and are very kind... More
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TeifiValleyRailway
Hi I am sorry that you did not have an enjoyable experience at the railway. I would just like to bring a few points to your attention. All of the people working there are all volunteers. We are re-building the railway with no financial help from anyone. We are building a team to put the railway back together. Several of us are thousands of pounds out of pocket. At present the railway is not open and was not supposed to be open for your visit. The person who booked you in did not take your telephone number so we could not contact you to say we were not open. As we were not open and we did not find out that you were coming until Sunday morning that left us with no time to do anything. The people that were there did not know they were working and only found out by accident. In the event we did as best we could with our limited funds and personel so as not to disappoint anyone. It is easy to critisize. We have picked up a local tourist attraction that was weeks away from going down the pan, is thousands of pounds in debt , needs a complete re-build and a group of us are working very hard to try and save it. Would you like to come and help us? Mac
20 May 2015|
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Response from AtlasDfour | Property representative |
It was dead ten years ago. It just wouldn't lie down. There are a new group of volunteers there now to replace the old tired group that had worked to keep the place going - some for over thirty years. With new 'blood' it is... More
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