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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway
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“bowling alley”(26 reviews)
“camera obscura”(24 reviews)
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Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the cliff railway to the top, lovely old-fashioned train and wonderful view from the top. Great place to have a cup of tea (tearoom at top) and take in the view and take some photos. Camera Obscura was closed (although advertised as open) which...More

Thank Buddha-baobei
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelled on the cliff railway, steps are quite steep if your not good on your feet. Had a lovely lunch and few drinks over looking Aberystwyth.

Thank ledge65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the top of the hill is really worth the cost . Can take amazing pictures from here and have a clear view of the seafront and of the whole town. It may be too expensive for a family with children.

Thank yiannava
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£13 for 2 adults and 2 children for a single trip. The one near me is walk the path the views are amazing

Thank miketelford8t7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good trip to do as a one off... Not much really to do up the top but a lovely view. Cafe at the top selling drink and food

Thank ANGE S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Price ok. Limited activities at the top. View of Aberystwyth impressive. Frequent trips to the top..

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were unable to visit the Great Orme in Llandudno due to weather, but our visit here made up for it. A lovely walk along the promenade to reach the base, a short ride up and gorgeous views. Well worth the time.

Thank William C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The train is what you would expect of something over 100 years old! Our boys enjoyed the short journey stood on the front deck, cafe prices are what you would expect from a tourist place, my only complaint was that the camera obscures was advertised...More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this trip.... love the views as you go up. Value for money. Only very short journey. But such a steep climb.

Thank 58junelincoln
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was fun going up this steep cliff and at the top is a cafe( which aloud dogs in) the bacon roll was delicious. The views are lovely, even on a windy day.

Thank shepsu
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Poppy B
12 June 2018|
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Response from elerirees | Reviewed this property |
It is not as concrete path, but made up of hard rock the type you would get in most woodland walks, but it can be loose stone. But with walking shoes) trainers should be fine
Cheryl M
22 May 2018|
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Response from rob1obe | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see a dog on the train, wouldn’t see it as a problem
17 April 2018|
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Response from LushFG | Reviewed this property |
Allow 2 - 3 hours in clear weather for the panoramic views. The cafe is lovely