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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

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Address: Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
Phone Number: 01766 513402
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Great for little ones

Great shamed to say never been before we arrived had lunch in a beautiful little cafe . Got our tickets and went for a little ride to pen y mount there were two engines arriving... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great shamed to say never been before we arrived had lunch in a beautiful little cafe . Got our tickets and went for a little ride to pen y mount there were two engines arriving on a lorry from satfold barn and we watched Russell being put on the lorry to be taken to towyn . Great fun we then... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Take a bit of advice first - find the car park! Just past the shell garage (if you're coming over the tracks). Turn right then follow the 'P' signs and in the far corner there's a fenced area, park there and walk the 550yds to the station. Disabled can park in the station car park. Arrive early!!!!!! We arrived a... More 

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Shrewsbury UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Absolutely brilliant place kids wonderland. My 3 year old grandson could / would have stayed all day and all night given the chance. No this is not a big slick operation money grabbing like the Festiniog Welsh Highland at the other end of town. Its small enough to care and big enough to deliver. Perhaps could do with longer train... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Clean carriages and friendly staff. Lovely views seen during two hour journey to Caerafon amble shopping time before return journey home. Worth paying for first class one way. Food a little disappointing burger burnt. Feel expensive for a family with children.

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A lovely family trip out. The children loved the whole steam train experience. The narrow gauge train was lovely. The museum was great. The kids loved being able to climb on and touch the trains. The miniature railway was fun too. Great experience for children. Would recommend for any family especially if little ones are train mad my boys loved... More 

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South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Visited here while on a break in Portmeirion. Only a short journey (the whole experience took less than an hour but great fun. Our guide Steve (?) was very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about his role. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for him, a shortt journey up to the top of the line then stopping at the engine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stunning views of the Snowdonia Park, once the train had left the outskirts of Carnafon the views got better and better, moorland and valleys, simply breathtaking at times. More comfortable than some of the other ,title trains of Wales, not to be missed.

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Richard H, Company Director at Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, responded to this review

This review clearly refers to a journey on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways. The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway does not run to Caernarfon. Unfortunately, the presence of your review on this site serves only to confuse those who read it. I have taken this issue up with TA, but so far with no result. Richard Harrison director WHHR More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The welsh highland train runs from Portmadog to Carneavon and takes approx 2hrs, lovely scenery all the way a worthwhile visit

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Richard H, Company Director at Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, responded to this review

I'm afraid the day out you enjoyed so much was not on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, but on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways. Unfortunately the posting of your review to this site simply serves to confuse those who read it. Richard Harrison director WHHR More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had a wonderful day out at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway. All the staff were very friendly and made us feel right at home. They involved our children at every opportunity, asking them to help change the signal and carry the lantern to the back of the train, letting them have a picture on the foot plate and letting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A nice hour or so going on the train and around the museum. The miniature train is good fun and the staff were very friendly and great with the kids.

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Additional Information about Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Address: Address: Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
Phone Number: 01766 513402
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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