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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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Cliff railway

Authentic victoriana. A pleasurable journey with great views from the top. Bonus is a cafe and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday treat

Lovely experience. Good views from top. However not really for disabled. Access to lifts not... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Denise J
Ely, United Kingdom
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“bouncy castle” (24 reviews)
“bowling alley” (21 reviews)
“camera obscura” (22 reviews)
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Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic victoriana. A pleasurable journey with great views from the top. Bonus is a cafe and a Victorian camera obscura.

Thank Trevorke
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely experience. Good views from top. However not really for disabled. Access to lifts not possible for wheel chair users. I am walking disabled and it was tricky. Children would need to be closely supervised Enjoyable experience though Didn't see any parking

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Decided to give the Cliff Railway a go on a beautiful sunny October day. Going up is fine but going down it looks really steep but seriously worth the beautiful views from the top. Nice cafe and frisbee golf not to mention its the perfect...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great way to get to the top of constitution hill reasonably priced and our dog went free. Nice cafe and a few attractions at the top best thing though is the view. And the walk down is easy.

Thank Nashy125
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We picked the windiest day to do this, but the trip to the top was worth the blusteriness once we got there. Our party of 10 paid around £40 for the return trip, which takes a few minutes each way. Once at the top, there's...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Walked up along the footpath to the cliff tops. Took the cliff railway down. It moves slowly so plenty of time to soak up the view. Nice walks along the cliff tops make the trip up worth while, less impressed by the facilities at the...More

1  Thank sewingmoor
Reviewed 2 November 2017

What a fantastic place to visit. The sights from the top is breathtaking you can see as far as the eye can sea, one side has the sea and directly oppersite of green hills and trees. It has a bowling alley, caferteria and bouncy castle...More

Thank Mofty
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great experience for our three year old Grandson. Walked from the bay uphill to the funicular train ride down into Aber

Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The pricing is premium to say the least! We were told the carriage was full and to wait for the other carriage to return, but then it was 10 minutes before it departed - how weird if it was already full.... bit too much of...More

Thank localdad80
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

You cant visit Aberystwyth without doing this attraction, it’s prices are cheap and when you get to the top the views are lovely. For the energetic members of the family there is a path to the top

Thank bigbaddaz
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Abi G
15 January 2018|
Response from BerkshireBabe | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't know but they have a website and phone number so it should be easy enough to check, sorry that doesn't strike me as particularly helpful Mags
9 September 2017|
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Response from Luci C | Reviewed this property |
it's a short trip and steep. great for kids but nice enough for grown ups too
4 August 2017|
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Response from Voyageur544 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk up the hill, it's quite steep but more than do-able if you don't mind the climb. We used to do it as students regularly!