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Blaenavon's Heritage Railway is located in the heart of the Blaenaon World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. There is ample free car and coach parking at Furnace Sidings, our main station located close to the Garn...more
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At least this railway runs real steam trains, whereas when we visited the Northampton and Lamport railway (see separate review) there was only a diesel train available. We were a bit disappointed that there wasn't a member of staff at the Big Pit station, or...More
We had a lovely day out. The sounds and smell of the engines took us back to the good old days and even though the weather was bad it didn't spoil our day. There was a great little tearoom, very reasonably priced with tea and...More
You don't have to be a railway enthusiast to appreciate this trip, as the countryside views are stunning into the Brecon Beacons. Like most outdoor activities, it does help if you've got good weather. It feels like you could be in a steam train going...More
Absolutely fantastic day on the train today. We got the train from the starter station down to big pit, what a fabulous idea as this made the day more excited. Every member of staff went out of their way to speak to my son and...More
We went on the steam train and it was great. Yes it just goes back and forth but its a preserved railway!
So I was happy to support it whether it's diesel or steam
Great cafe with good snacks and toasted teacakes!
Good train shop...More
Visited today with my mum aged 84 and we had a great time. All the staff were very welcoming and friendly and took a real pride in what they were doing. We arrived at midday and waited half hour for the next train, we enjoyed...More
For the steam train enthusiast and those who would like a day out, Blaenavon Railway is not to be missed. There is a café open on site, serves hot meals, drinks etc. Very welcoming and staff are polite and helpful. This is our local heritage...More
we had two grandsons with us looking forward to seeing a Steam Train. There was none. but still had to pay the same price. It should be made clear on the days the Steam Train is not running, because if we had known we would...More