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Fairbourne Railway

Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
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Great as part of a circuit

A fun ride from the station to the ferryboat. Then a sunny day on the beach followed by the arriva... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David W
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
lovely time on the miniture train !!!!!

went over to Fairbourne , to go on the Miniature Railway , unfortunately for us it was a very long... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Got the last return train No obvious car park Indoor model style village. Not sure if in development or just run down

Thank tellitasitiz
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Hubby and I went here on Wednesday for the 11.10 a.m. train ride. However, we changed our mind when we saw the off peak fare was £9.75 for me and £8.75 for him (OAP). They charge £20 extra if you want to ride up front...More

1  Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great little miniature railway, fun for little kids and big kids like myself. Great run along the beach from the centre of the village. Nice little steam locomotive. Just a shame that when I visited that the cafe at the point was closed, but can...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely trip to the peninsula then a ferry to Barmouth. My two year old loved it so did I and my mum! Cafe on site and the model train and play area are also very good

Thank anna s
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My daughter and I visited with a baby and a 3 year old who is a very keen Thomas the tank engine fan. If you go by train keep a tight grip on small children as you get off as there is a terrifying gap...More

Thank escapecommittee986
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This was the only little railway in Wales that we had not ridden on. We had seen it before but today we decided to do the return trip. The price, even for pensioners is pro rata more expensive than some other trains around these parts,...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We are a family that loves steam trains. Unfortunately, this railway won't rank in our top ten. We caught the ferry across from Barmouth, the fare is £2 per person. We were advised to buy tickets at Fairbourne so that we could gift aid etc....More

Thank smileymiley0709
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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.