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Fairbourne Railway

Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
Review Highlights
Friendly little railway.

As annual visitors to Wales, with Fairbourne as a base, we have had the occasional trip on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Very interesting

A nice walk around the little station. There is a cafe and a small museum with a miniture water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert- UK R
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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Beach Road, Fairbourne LL38 2EX, Wales
+44 1341 250362
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As annual visitors to Wales, with Fairbourne as a base, we have had the occasional trip on the Fairbourne railway and in a variety of weathers! Not having had a trip for a few years we decided to revisit this year and we weren't disappointed....More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice walk around the little station. There is a cafe and a small museum with a miniture water feature at the side of the cafe.

1  Thank Robert- UK R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this railway earlier on this week. Thinking it would be an afternoon out. As we gift aided we were told we could return throughout the year. We went up to the top end where you can catch a "ferry" over to Barmouth. However...More

Thank TwoHoots9
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Myself and my children loved this railway. It added a great part to the journey to Barmouth when linked with the ferry. It is very friendly and its size means you are truly up close to the sand dunes and tunnel as you go through....More

Thank Clare C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An enjoyable ride especially for young children. Took my son 20 yrs ago but enjoyed the ride again on my own. Combined it with a short ferry boat ride over from Barmouth.

Thank TessL62
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Well, if 4 grown adults can get as excited as us pulling up at the miniature station then surely anyone would enjoy this wonderfully twee Welsh attraction! We wanted to cram as much into our day trip to Barmouth as possible and intended to get...More

Thank JessieWelsh
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Our timing wasn't great, riding the rails on the tail end of Storm Doris, but we had a lot of fun on this cute little railway. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had a bit of time to look around the (tired and...More

Thank CockneyBrum
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Absolutely fantastic views of the sea and Mawddach Estuary. Very interesting coaches and trains. Kind and welcoming staff good food and nice cafe. Well worth a visit.

Thank wrightjw1
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The volunteers do a great job keeping the engines and carriages sparkling clean; the cafe offers snacks and delicious coffees, a small film to watch while sitting inside, plenty of reading material and gifts. Situated in the Mawddach Estuary the views looking inland are stunning,...More

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Today was our second visit to the fairbourne railway, as we giftaided our first Visit back in July, it entitled us to 12 months free travel which made today's visit free, this makes excellent value for money. Staff really friendly, and the journey although not...More

Thank kdsf1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are pets alowed
1 May 2017|
Response from Stu H | Property representative |
Hi. Yes. Pets are most welcome on the Fairbourne Railway trains.
Are dogs allowed on the train
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.