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“Delightful”
Review of Talyllyn Railway

Talyllyn Railway
Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Tywyn
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow gauge steam railway, being the Worlds First preserved Railway!. Our track runs for 7.25miles from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol through unspoilt Snowdonia. Our station at Tywyn is also 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, allow 4 hours for a round trip, visit to the museum and something to eat!. Groups receive a discount when booked in advance.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of 5 railways visited on a mini break to Wales and what a superb railway, delightful staff, excellent shop, museum and Café.( Goof food freshly cooked and a decent cup of tea)

Take time to meander sedately through some glorious countryside on this delightful well preserved railway ( The first Class supplement is well worth it ( £2.00 in each direction) Would go back again and hope to soon , this was my first visit I hope it wont be my last

1  Thank David H
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Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your trip on the railway. First Class is a little treat to savour when on holiday. See you again soon!

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"mince pies"
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"free museum"
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"return journey"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had enjoyable trip on this lovely railway a very pleasant journey nice scenery its run by volunteers who are extremely friendly and helpful
On the station were you board the train there is a lovely cafe and there are toilets and at the end of your journey there is a lovely cafe the food was really good and there is a gift shop and a museum the railway is a fun and interesting place to visit.

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

We're so glad you had a lovely visit. As previously mentioned our volunteers always get praise in any review we receive. Our award winning toilets and 5 star hygiene in our cafes we are extremely proud of.

See you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day out in rain (which it did all day) or shine really enjoyed the scenery and overall experience and would live to do it again.

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

Ah the great Welsh Sunshine, another excuse to visit again when we the weather is a lot better!

See you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our trip on this railway. Scenery as you would expect in Wales very impressive.
Volunteers gave great service and it was good stopping at the various stations including the one close to our accommodation.

Thank thesmiths35
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Daniel K, Public Relations Manager at Talyllyn Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit to us, many of our halts and stations are extremely convenient for various accommodation throughout the area and make a nice change from using the car.

Every review we get seems to mention our great volunteers, so we are extremely proud of them.

See you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the volunteers were brilliant especially the young signalman who entertained my 4 year old son. well done sir. great attraction, shop a little costly

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

We're so glad that our volunteers, who earn us the name of a Railway with a Heart of Gold, made you and your sons day.

See you again soon!

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