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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

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Tremadog Road, Porthmadog LL49 9DY, Wales
+44 1766 513402
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All reviews short train ride mini train diesel engine runaway train brass rubbing press buttons children involved runs round interactive things children and adults short line great fun staff were very friendly run by volunteers little boy well worth a visit all ages
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

After having a fantastic experience last summer we decided to return this year. An older gentleman (in an orange jacket), who we presume was a volunteer? we noticed was being very off hand and rude from the start of getting on the train. However we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
7  Thank Bramerton
Reviewed August 3, 2017

I enjoyed the engine-driving experience (after normal train service has finished). It was brilliant ! I had chance to drive the little engine up & down the line, then hauling the carriages in which my family were riding. The locomotive's crew were very helpful, pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank _ianar5547
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family with our 5 year old son. It was just under £25 for the three of us and the tickets could be used all day. We rode twice. We had a steam engine pulling us and although the line is very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank darceyhorse
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We went to the wrong railway as there are 3 in town apparently, but we had a fab time. We started off with a short journey in an old train and then we stopped to change the signals and return. We made a stop at...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Cathy N
Reviewed July 21, 2017

I visited the WHHR on a Diesel day.When I walked in I was greeted by some friendly staff who were sitting and enjoying the sun. About half an hour later the train turned up. We had Emma pulling us and we had a super friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Train Fan 2
Reviewed July 19, 2017

have visited here before with grandson who is now 4yrs as its cheaper than the main railway and long enough for him not to get bored, came on monday morning for the 10.30 train and we were the only ones so he got to change...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Tina63Oldham
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

My little boy loves trains and we did this attraction twice in the week we were in Porthmadog. Yes the train journey is short but when you stop at the end there is a chance to get out and let the kids help with changing...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Dave J
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Wow. Railway ran by mostly volunteers and enthusiasts. A short ride, but so much more. Learn how the points work, even ride on the footplate. The museum and workshops are full of surprises and examples of the teams hard work to keep these engines in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 978lesleyc
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Wow! We didn't expect such value for money day with the children (6 & 4 yrs). The staff were really enthusiastic (Kev and Caleb?) which made it a really special experience especially when they got to "help" and even ride on the foot plate of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Sooz79_13
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Arrived too late to travel but enough time to wander around the station at porthmadog and get some photos of the train. Beautifully maintained and a lovely place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Adamss1
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September 5, 2018|
Response from 63joe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I've not got a dog, but other railway does as there were dogs on and big dogs were hard to pass on the small trains. I'm sure the website will tell you.
Stephen M
May 30, 2018|
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.
April 21, 2017|
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.