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Vale of Rheidol Railway

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Vale of Rheidol Railway
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“devil's bridge”(266 reviews)
“open carriage”(69 reviews)
“first class”(84 reviews)
Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to see the stunning Rheidol Valley. We pass through wide open fields,woodland and rugged mountain scenery as the line twists and turns clinging to the hillside gradually climbing nearly...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Park Avenue, Aberystwyth SY23 1PG, Wales
+44 1970 625819
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All reviews devil's bridge open carriage first class chocolate shop steam engine return journey narrow gauge journey takes three bridges closed carriages steam train journey hour journey lovely journey waterfall walk stunning scenery great trip great train ride
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking office team happily set the scene for a ride up a stunning valley. Great day out. Young crew let me stand on engine at top. Memorable

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 838geraintr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a narrow guage steam railway that runs up the Rheidol valley to Devil's Bridge. You get your tickets and board at Aberystwyth station for the two or three trips a day depending on season. The journey itself takes about an hour and you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevemU4980OR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

FANTASTIC just go this was a great day out touring wales just like you should do even the kids will enjoy this day out

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cymrodu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great start to our holiday; stunning views of Autumn-gilded valleys from the open carriage of this well-run heritage railway. We spent just an hour at Devils Bridge, and then stopped off at Capel Something and went for a short ride at Rheidol Stables on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sceptre1902
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Fantastic real life expierience in stunning Wales. Staff where so friendly and helpful. Carriage clean and spacious. Trains both ways on time to the minute which has to be a first in todays world. Recommend to family’s and couples

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris4502
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Had been on my must-do list for a long while. Must say I was not disappointed, my son didn’t say much, he was too busy watching the wild life, the views and the engine. Have read a review with somebody complaining about this First Class...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I have recently moved to Devils Bridge and cannot believe the views of the area I get to see daily. However these exquisite views are unrivalled to what can seen when riding the stream train! If your passing through the area and looking to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tomas K
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely journey out to devil's bridge. Great scenery but marked down for uncomfortable seats and not having enough time at devil's bridge.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery but a little bit pricey!! Would recommend for a pleasant few hours out. Paid extra for first class but couldn't really see the difference to the rest of the train.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gusty62
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Lovely steam train ride up to Devil’s Bridge with a nice village and shop to have tea/coffee in at the top. Very scenic and would recommend spending a bit more and going first class if you can. Lots of opportunities for great pics along the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mike G
October 21, 2018|
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Response from IMS1963 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in all the carriages except the 1st Class observation carriage.
Louise A
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Samantha P | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure that it does and everything is flat so no steps or anything like that to combat.
March 27, 2018|
Response from Will S | Property representative |
A variety of return and single fares are available. The latest fares can be found on our website. In 2018 the adult donation round trip price is £24.20. If you pay the donation fare you will receive a voucher which is... More