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Fairbourne Railway

Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
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Good family fun with spectacular scenery

Take a relaxing ride on the narrow gauge railway from Fairbourne down to the point with spectacular... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Friendly staff

Visited fairbourne railway with my little ones. Staff were very friendly. Lovely to see, will... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
via mobile
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Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a relaxing ride on the narrow gauge railway from Fairbourne down to the point with spectacular scenery, good for all the family, never get too old to enjoy it. A great piece of Fairbourne history, run by friendly people with the help of volunteers...More

Thank Mark_68B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited fairbourne railway with my little ones. Staff were very friendly. Lovely to see, will hopefully get to to have a ride next time :)

Thank EnglandBloom
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

£20 for 2 adults, and our 19 month old was free. The train trip takes about 15 minutes there and 15 Back. There is a little cafe at the end of fairbourne, it would of been nice if it was open and we had a...More

Thank Spike046
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Visited recently having walked from Barmouth via the bridge and took the railway back to the ferry. Enjoyed the ride and the drivers were very friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Option to sit in a closed carriage or open with...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent day out on scenic miniature steam railway! Friendly and helpful staff in both tea/gift shop and on train. Couple of round trips in all weather carriages and a ferry boat trip to Barmouth made for a good day-interesting little museum on the line as...More

Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have a little flat overlooking Fairbourne railway. Although we have been here for nearly 10 years this was the first time we had travelled on the railway because we took our 18 month old grandson. It was great fun! The dogs came too on...More

Thank Stephsearl
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Came here this month with family. The train ride is very good value for money and you can use your ticket again. There is an optional ferry ride across to Barmouth if you want to go over. The little cafe at station is good and...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A fun ride from the station to the ferryboat. Then a sunny day on the beach followed by the arriva train back over the spectacular estuary bridge to fairbourne. Lovely.

Thank David W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

went over to Fairbourne , to go on the Miniature Railway , unfortunately for us it was a very long drive , over an hour , from where we were staying ( in Llanfair ) !! Have to say though it was worth the trip...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Took a family of six for a visit,we were made to feel very welcome,purchased tickets at a very reasonable price and could use the ticket all day,there is an indoor miniature railway and small areas for young children to play,all very clean and bright,more needed...More

Thank Lesly7
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11 October 2017|
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Response from Stephsearl | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure. You can pull up outside the little station and access to the platform will be fine. Seats on the train are quite small as it is narrow gauge and no ramp. Not sure if that helps sorry. Perhaps give them... More
1 May 2017|
Response from Stu H | Property representative |
Hi. Yes. Pets are most welcome on the Fairbourne Railway trains.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Julia W | Reviewed this property |
I understand from other Trip Advisor reviews that the train is dog friendly but the cafe is not, for health and safety reasons. There are two cafes at each end of the line, both have outdoor seating.