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Gwili Railway

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really nice, friendly place

really nice place to visit and friendly. nice views over the river when you travel on the steam... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gavinyeouk
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
Michael powell

So much hard work extending this railway please visit this lovely Steam railway which now is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael P
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Hereford
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Take a step back in time at the Gwili Steam Railway, a delightful preserved railway just outside Carmarthen in West Wales. Running steam train services every day of local school holidays and selected days throughout the remainder of the year, this...more
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| Bronwydd Arms Station, Carmarthen SA33 6HT, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

really nice place to visit and friendly. nice views over the river when you travel on the steam train along the line and it is relaxing to travel. you will see birds along the line.

Thank gavinyeouk
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This railway should be closed. It is an absolute disgrace. We arrived on a Sunday to ride on a Heritage Diesel Railcar. We should have realised there was a problem upon arrival when we were informed “we hope to be underway within 15 minutes.” This...More

2  Thank Mike B
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Mike B, When you left the train on the Sunday you visited I tried to speak with you as the commercial director (I was working as a volunteer in the shop that day). You refused, saying how awful your trip was. However we did...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much hard work extending this railway please visit this lovely Steam railway which now is extended to Carmarthen near hospital sadly due to houses being built on the part of remaining line to Carmarthen station is not now possib but is a foot path...More

Thank Michael P
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a weekday afternoon here. Volunteers are very warm and welcoming. Tea room is ran by a lovely lady and is located in an old converted carriage, so very small serving basic drinks in take away cups and pre packed snacks, advise taking a...More

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Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future. Thank you for your fair review we aim to improve all the time.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title of my review says it all. £12 per adult to go up and down a train line with limited views and scenery is steep. The stops didn't have anything going on so when we were told we'd stop for half an hour while...More

Thank Alison H
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your honesty, our price is base don the cost of steaming and keeping the site open. We are cheaper than many other heritage railways. We do not agree with your response regarding scenery as the residents and visit wales regard our line...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never told the family where we were going. Beautiful autum scenery with the sun shining. Money well spent and a very happy couple of granddaughters when we got back to the station.

Thank NigelTheDarkSide
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with friend who was celebrating her 83rd birthday. The staff made her feel so special and all went the extra mile to enhance her day. Climbing aboard the engine and sounding the whistle, given a postcard with birthday wishes from the volunteers, then...More

Thank Pauline W
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the grandchildren for their first ride on a steam train. Everything was perfect from the booking clerk through to the train driver. A wonderful experience.

Thank 540Rupert
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really nice steam trip up and down the valley. Great friendly staff and lovely buffet / cafe. Visited the signal box - very informative and everything so well looked after. The journey a bit extended and not quite sure the purpose but is still...More

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Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day, this was a gift from Christmas. Just myself and my husband, we arrived nice and early and was greeted by really friendly staff. We were on a table for four which added to a lovely experience as we met a two...More

Thank Heather E
Gwili R, Public Relations Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

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Tania E
July 2, 2018|
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Yes it is, a ramp is carried and will be put in place by the guard for the wheelchair to drive up onto the carriage
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Response from KEVINGCardiff | Reviewed this property |
We took a large ridgeback cross with us and they were lovely so yes
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February 8, 2018|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Timetable information is available on their website. It won't let me copy the link to the website, but says standard services run 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on: February 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
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