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Llangollen railway will re open on Saturday 11th of February 2017, please see our website for full timetable details
The Station Abbey Road | The Station, Llangollen LL20 8SN, Wales
+44 1978 860979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't have any children with us but went anyway. It was great. A wonderful experience for all ages. Definitely take your grandchildren.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank racheljC3808ZF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this has been lovingly restored to a very high standard this folk s work hard and it shows north wales has wonderful trains 🚞 this being one of them large trains different event s during year beer train Christmas Santa Thomas it really is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great experience, great entertainment while waiting to meet Santa at lapland Station Well done to all concerned, great work and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Gezariyah1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took my brothers kids on the train what an amazing day we had, the adults enjoyed it as much as the kids, fantastic day out. Well recommended just a bit busy at times.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MelvynC242
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you've come to Llangollen you owe it to yourself to visit the old Railway. Come see the steam engines coming & going out of the beautiful old station - we went right down the end of the platform to watch the gorgeous old engine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank coreyjamesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the santa trains, our kids loved it as they’d never been on a train before. The staff made a lot of effort to make it special for the children, the only let down was the big queue to see Santa when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely excursion with family and friends. Welcoming staff, great atmosphere and well organised. No rush with photos at "Lapland" and elves willing to take photos on phone for you. Trip to the signal box a real highlight for our grandson who enjoyed pushing buttons...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Val963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a scenic heritage railway which has added charm when it runs Santa Specials. The station at Llangollen is in the town centre conveniently close to several car parks. The one we used was free on the Saturday before Christmas. The cafe serves drinks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Graham R
Liz M, Manager at Llangollen Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your day, Happy Christmas from all at Llangollen Railway

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked tickets on the Santa special. The booking staff were lovely and helpful and we had brilliant seats on the train. On the day, we were able to see the engine before taking our seats in the carriage. As part of the Santa special,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Katkiss
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Went on the Santa Special yesterday 15/12/18 - with family, although the weather was bleak, the train ride more than made up for it. The staff were welcoming in dire weather conditions on station platform and kept us in touch with what was going on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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takes 1 hour 45 mins for a round trip but it depends how long you want to spend at the falls as to how long it will take