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Gwili Railway

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great little railway

Standard gauge railway. Its 1.75 hour visit. The tour takes you to one end of the line (time for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sam3314
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Derby, United Kingdom
Fantastic visit

What a lovely railway at a very good price (dont forget steamies and diesels are not cheap to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
12345_nick
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Alton, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Bronwydd Arms Station, Carmarthen SA33 6HT, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard gauge railway. Its 1.75 hour visit. The tour takes you to one end of the line (time for photos as the engine runs round), back to a halt (time to explore the TPO carriage and garden and static exhibits at the halt), back through...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely railway at a very good price (dont forget steamies and diesels are not cheap to run). We had a great day there on the diesel train and looking around the line. The staff were absolutely lovely and so helpful and friendly. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 12345_nick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the railway for a Halloween evening special. The station was decorated brilliantly and all the staff were dressed up. The staff are very friendly and welcoming,they are also very knowledgeable and are happy to answer questions. The children on the train seemed to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hendytron
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

I haven't been back here in a while but I have been meaning to. Years ago when my little sister must've been about 3 years old, myself, my sister and our parents went out for the day on the steam train. They have regular events...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lyndsay R
Gwili R, Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2019

Thank you Lindsey we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

The organisation of this mickey mouse outfit is appalling. I would not recommend to anyone. Carriages are dirty and dangerous.More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank mikejb22
Gwili R, Manager at Gwili Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2019

Dear Mikejb22, Can you let the railway know when you travelled and did you fill out an official complaint form. The carriages are maintained throughout the year and we have no failure regarding the health and safety of our site and carriages. We are a...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019

Had a look around on a day that they were closed. Very helpful staff let me take photos and told me about the project.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DlkStokes
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

On arrival it was raining heavy had to wait in overflow carpark with no shelter soaking waiting for shuttle bus. Bad start to the day. Should have had a shelter with some fairy lights and some music to get us in the mood keep us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank parky1961
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Really nice experience for the kids. The staff were friendly and helpful Santa was one of the best I've seen with a great preasent. Definitely recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank markth0mas123
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A great place to visit and experience yesteryears steam engine railways. Very enjoyable and the staff are all friendly & very knowledgable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan79946
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I cannot rate this place any higher. Such a welcoming place with brilliant staff. We were instantly made to feel welcome and really well looked after. We took a ride up to see Father Christmas and greeted with sweet sherry. My son had a gift...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul J
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Tania E
2 July 2018|
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Response from Steven C | Property representative |
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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19 May 2018|
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Response from baybabe75t2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as it isn't a foodie special.
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8 February 2018|
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Response from stroudjames | 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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