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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
01766 513402
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Porthmadog
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Spent 2 hours here with 2 1/2 year old who loved every part if it. The initial train journey is short, but the museum is very interactive and kept our little girl very happy! The miniature train is also great fun! Our daughter loved it so much she went on both the 3pm and 4pm trains! Great FREE car park... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is one of a favourite places to visit when on holiday and we always we make sure to come every year! It's fantastic value for money. Pay once and you can ride the train as many times as you want that day. This year, we went on 3 times! As well as the train ride, there's the hands-on museum... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Right, that's clear, I hope. You are not boarding a train to Caenarfon via the Glaslyn pass. You're doing the vestigal bit that claims the right to be the original Welsh Highland Railway. We know enough about the set up not to have made this mistake, but others (see recent reviews) have wandered in by mistake and could potentially end... More

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Hull
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Ok so it's not very far but nevertheless it was great fun. Reasonably priced. The stop at the engine shed was very much enjoyed by the grandchildren aged 5 and 6! You can ride all day if you want. The staff are incredibly friendly and very helpful. Give it a go, you won't regret it!

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London
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Overshadowed by its neighbours, the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a short line, but packs a lot it. It has an excellent museum which has been very well thought through, combining both information and some great stuff for children. The engine which has been rigged up so that children can "drive" it (and sound its horn) is simple but so... More

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Oldham
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went to this outpost of W.H.R. by mistake, but v glad we did! Lots of authentic, stock (both engine AND carriage) from the original Welsh Highland Railway, more so than its big brother up the road! Seems almost to be treated as a kiddies ride, which is a shame, coz although v short, its packed full of info on the... More

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Plano, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My five year old asked to go on a train ride sometime during our holiday. We explored Caernarfon the day prior so this was a nice side trip the next day. We were not disappointed, in fact this whole experience was great!! Your ticket is good all day so if the kiddos yell,"again,again", it's no further money out of your... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Had lunch had the welsh highland heritage railway , the food was good shop was interesting didn't travel due to time constraint . One thing to be ware of there are two railways with in a mile of each other with very similar names.

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

To whom it may concern , It is a great shame about all the comments put on this website about the Welsh Highland Heritage railway , Firstly , Trip Advisor couldn't even get the correct loco on the site and had to take one from another railway thus causing some confusion.The railway is run solely by volunteers and do their... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I visited the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in May 2014 - it was great! They have a free carpark which is always a bonus; you walk across a bridge and first thing that jumps out at you are the wonderful flower displays. There is a nice cafe - I'll come back to that in a minute; the shop is amazing... More

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