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Cambrian Coast Railway

Snowdonia National Park, Harlech, Wales
+44 845 748 4950
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Stunning Railway Journey

The Cambrian Coast railway is one of Britain's most scenic lines and has recently been placed in... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
teithwyr2017
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
Great way to get about - lovely scenery and good value

We were staying in Barmouth and had been invited to a late afternoon BBQ with friends down in... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Eyekaytoo
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Leverkusen, Germany
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Snowdonia National Park, Harlech, Wales
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Cambrian Coast railway is one of Britain's most scenic lines and has recently been placed in the top 10 of all UK scenic rail journeys. Running as a branch off the main Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth line the Coast line winds its way for 53...More

1  Thank teithwyr2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were staying in Barmouth and had been invited to a late afternoon BBQ with friends down in Aberdovey. I wasn't that keen about the drive, particularly as I wouldn't be able to drink at the other end. So we jumped at the suggestion to...More

Thank Eyekaytoo
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We got on at Pwllheli and had a fantastic journey o Penhelig. There were no refreshments on board. We walked the short distance to Aberdyfi where we had a pleasant lunch We then took the train to Morfa Mawdach, After alighting we enjoyed a lovely...More

Thank Pitacus
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

At £12.50 for a day ranger this has got to be the best value ticket in Snowdonia. Leave after 9.30am and ride all day through wonderful scenery from beach and sea to moor and mountain. Break off in Criccieth or Harlech for lunch and another...More

1  Thank JeffandLes
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Done this line end to end in bits. Fantastic views of sea between Dover junction and portmadog. Can be very busy in summer. Lots of request stops add to entertainment. If you use it to go somewhere be aware two hour wait for return!

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Took a trip from Porthmadog to Tywyn on Arriva Trains. Punctual, clean and a friendly conductor. Cheap £7-65 for a return with a Senior Railcard. Beautiful scenery hugging the coast and crossing the estuary at Barmouth. Simply stunning. Like the fact that people getting on...More

Thank David D
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We bought a family Cambrian Coastal Ranger Ticket which enabled us to travel all day anywhere along the line between Aberystwyth and Pwllheli - and all it cost us was £21 (for a family ticket) Great value for four people as it was a very...More

2  Thank AlpineOwls
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Iam biased because We use this line all the time,its so scenic at any time of the year,such dramatic scenery along the whole route ,it is also a lifeline to the outside world.When we go abroad We step on the train in Harlech and just...More

1  Thank whiteman2015
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

We did a trip on this railway from Barmouth to Machynlleth on a Wednesday, which is market day. The journey has amazing views of the coast and inland although we weren't lucky enough to see the dolphins. The market was a lively mixture of fresh...More

Thank jojan999
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I actually did this line in three stages but the best was Tywyn to Porthmadog. The highlights are undoubtedly the Barmouth bridge and the cliff side section. This line was once the route of an express from Paddington. One thing though: this line is used...More

1  Thank GeorgeUK90
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