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Steep climb

Loved the cliff railway. Very steep Great view as you slowly ascend. At the top there is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Didcot, United Kingdom
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Stunning views.

Great to use the cliff railway either up or down & walk the opposite. If walking with young kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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we stayed in the appartment above the booking office for a week which then gave us free travel up and down, used the railway a lot as the top was great and had a good dog friendly cafe too I also walked and ran up...More

Thank Boutye
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the cliff railway. Very steep Great view as you slowly ascend. At the top there is a lovely cafe and some green area at the top to explore and see the beach around the corner.

Thank Taylor113
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely September ride up the cliff with spectacular views. Reasonably priced family ticket for a return but we chose to walk back down.

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to use the cliff railway either up or down & walk the opposite. If walking with young kids, they will need supervising, there is no fences or railings - so be aware. The views on a clear day are stunning & you can see...More

Thank mabAberystwyth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this old cliff railway. The views at the top are breathtaking, take time to walk around before returning to the bottom. Reasonably priced.

Thank Christine7273
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only visited Aberystwyth for 2 days but this was on our list of 'must do's. Very reasonable price for a family of 4 and 2 dogs and enjoyed the spectacular views at the top. We walked along the coastal path down to a lovely campsite...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a trip up on the railway, and walked down. Breathtaking views. Worth a visit even the teenager liked it!

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked on the top what i really enjoyed. But the views are stunning. just the nature and sea around. loved it

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

When the cliff railway opened in 1896 the local paper remarked that the return fare of one shilling, (about £5 today) was rather steep, and 9 people out if 10 would walk up the path to the top, and enjoy the spectacular views of the...More

Thank jfairchild2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really wanted to go on this but no wheelchair access. The website has prices for the disabled so one would assume it would be accessible. Perhaps a note on the website to say that you have to be able to walk up a number of...More

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Poppy B
12 June 2018|
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Response from elerirees | Reviewed this property |
It is not as concrete path, but made up of hard rock the type you would get in most woodland walks, but it can be loose stone. But with walking shoes) trainers should be fine
Cheryl M
21 May 2018|
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Response from rob1obe | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see a dog on the train, wouldn’t see it as a problem
17 April 2018|
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Response from LushFG | Reviewed this property |
Allow 2 - 3 hours in clear weather for the panoramic views. The cafe is lovely