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Talyllyn Railway

Wharf Station Neptune Road, Tywyn LL36 9EY, Wales
+44 1654 710472
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Chuffing good trip

We thoroughly enjoyed our outward trip on the train and the food at the station and coffee etc... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan G
,
Dunstable, United Kingdom
via mobile
A fantastic halloween night!

We have just returned from a night out on the halloween train. The whole evening was absolutley... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
187cw99
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow gauge steam railway, running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol through unspoilt Snowdonia. Tywyn is home to the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, Railway Shop and King's Licensed Cafe & Bistro. The line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.We offer a great day out for all the family. Groups receive a discount when booked in advance.
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  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Wharf Station Neptune Road, Tywyn LL36 9EY, Wales
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+44 1654 710472
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our outward trip on the train and the food at the station and coffee etc along the route plus the shop. I would add that on the return journey we were exposed to a family where the parents had no control over...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a night out on the halloween train. The whole evening was absolutley fantastic. The volunteers who were involved made so much effort to ensure eveyone enjoyed themselves. You put on an amazing evening - thank you.The food was great. The...More

Thank 187cw99
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, as one of the people involved with the Steam n Scream evenings we enjoy it too! So glad you had a great time, I'll pass on your feedback to the Cafe Team. Brynglas Bart, our underfed volunteer at the level crossing in his...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would echo the majority of reviews here - very friendly staff, great views, atmospheric experience, decent café and good walks from various stops.

Thank edsri
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit and found it just as good as we hoped it to be. See you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arranged a trip to Talyllyn Railway for a group of 16 friends. We thoroughly enjoyed the day despite the weather being against us. Following the journey by train we returned to wharf station and enjoyed a beautiful meal which was prepared especially for our...More

Thank Beryl E
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you and your group enjoyed your visit and meal Beryl. We're here to make your visit as relaxing as possible, we hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went of the lovely railway for an afternoon ride to relax and get some fresh air. Its a lovely railway with very friendly and helpful staff. The time table is good and lets you have enough time to do some exploring before getting the...More

Thank John F
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Ice Cream and Cake wow what an afternoon you had! We're so proud of our volunteers and staff here at the Talyllyn and reflect the railway as a whole. There is so much to see and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

That wonderful welcome , helpfulness it never changes we arrived LADEN with luggage (was doing a tour of Wales via RAIL) kindly stored in for us so we could enjoy our day Our friends from OZ was delighted with the Footplate Ride they had----something entirely...More

Thank brian m
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We're so glad you and your friends enjoyed your visit to Wales by Rail and to our railway. There is something so special about the Talyllyn, if we could bottle it we would be millionaires!

Reviewed 29 September 2017

Wonderful experience - Rain or shine. Beautiful engines, friendly staff and quality facilities. Faultless! Looking forward to doing it all again

Thank Steve L
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Talyllyn. See you again soon!

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely trip on the railway, cafe at one end is nice but the museum could be improved. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Helen C
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit. The Museum is currently under redevelopment to make it more interactive and hands on for all ages.

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Last visited this railway in the late 1970s and was really eager to visit. Trains were clean and quiet, volunteers knowledgable and friendly. The best thing was the scenery...stunning..... Well worth a visit if you are a steam buff but well worth booking tickets in...More

Thank 206franciscan0211
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed your return visit to the Talyllyn. We operate in one of the hidden beauties of Wales which makes it all the more special. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really lovely day. Paid a tiny bit extra to sit in first class going up, which is a little bit more comfy than standard (coming down). Good cake & coffee in Abergwnolwyn. Back at Tywyn station the museum is excellent & had lovely...More

Thank Diana M
Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We're glad you had a lovely wedding anniversary and chose us to spend it with. Our Sunday Lunches have now become more popular than ever. See you on your next Anniversary!

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Peter H
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Response from Sam H | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of membership packages available. Visit the Talyllyn Railway website for more information about fees and membership benefits.
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Response from HK_Sydney2013 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the railway's terminus in the small town TYWYN, on the coast west of Dolgellau and Machynlleth. You travel uphill then back down again, takes about 1/2 day. Unlike the much more serious and highly engineered Snowdon... More
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Response from Tracey P | Property representative |
I must apologise for the delay in the provision of my reply. Yes single fares are available and you can also start your journey from Abergynolwyn as long as the timetable provides sufficient time for a return trip.
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