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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
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Our toddler loved this so much we did it twice

The trip takes 45 minutes in total, with a short train ride (where they let our toddler "help... read more

Reviewed yesterday
vjt2010
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London, United Kingdom
Charm and interation

A pleasant way to spend an hour or so. Athough without the track length of its neighbours, still... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kimberley W
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Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
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"engine sheds"
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"miniature train"
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"short train ride"
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"runaway train"
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"runs round"
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"short line"
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"interactive experience"
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"children involved"
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"wee museum"
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"diesel loco"
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"great fun"
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"children and adults"
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"staff were very friendly"
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"pleasant journey"
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"excellent museum"
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"narrow gauge"
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Reviewed yesterday

The trip takes 45 minutes in total, with a short train ride (where they let our toddler "help" change the signal and hand the key to the driver) and a fun trip to the train shed with a little ride-on train and other very interactive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant way to spend an hour or so. Athough without the track length of its neighbours, still very much worth a visit if in the area. Very friendly and great interation with children which was the standout feature.

1  Thank Kimberley W
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

For the second year in a row I went beck to the WHHR. It was a diesel day with Emma pulling us. The ride may be short but it is a good one. On the way up we pass Gelerts Farm and go up to...More

1  Thank Train Fan 2
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Santa special, what a magical day, everyone put so much effort into making this so special for children and adults alike! As for Santa, he was definitelythe real one 😊 he spoke with every child and was wonderful, thankyou for a great experience.

2  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This little railway is overshadowed by the Ffestiniog Railway further down the road but is well worth a visit. Its most notable train is Russell. There is a café on site and shop. The train journey isn't very long and on the return there is...More

2  Thank Noreen E
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent day out, can't believe we have never been here before especially as we stay in north wales a few times a year. We got a family ticket and was well worth the money, with a 9 year old and a 12 year old who...More

2  Thank Jamie W
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Yet another great day out on the Welsh Highland Railway - the second visit this year. Fabulous views but alas we had rain so that kind of spoilt the view! However on the return journey we decided to travel in the “open” carriage which was...More

Thank Kendie2014
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Richard H, director at Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

This review refers to a journey on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We go every year - it's always a nice visit. The short train ride with the super views. Then the visit to the engine sheds museum - with a miniature railway ride there as well! The activities and displays change and are updated every year....More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience at the wrlsh highland heritage railway. we went on a steam running day. the tickets were well priced the experience was priceless. we boarded the train in the excellent carriages all very well maintained. the doors are closed on departure and we set...More

2  Thank Louise G
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We'd been before but many years ago, we were pleased to see the car park is still free & the cafe & shop are still good value. A family ticket was about £22 and for an hour or so activity we think this represents good...More

1  Thank Sarah_in_chester
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Stephen M
31 May 2018|
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Response from Richard H | Property representative |
We carry a wheel chair ramp and have a carriage with wide doors. The crew will always be willing to assist.
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K11871
21 April 2017|
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Response from WHRBERT | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can, we have a specially adapted carriage with double doors. Looking forward to seeing you in July.
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