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Gwili Railway

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An amazing day with brilliant staff

I cannot rate this place any higher. Such a welcoming place with brilliant staff. We were instantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul J
Neath, United Kingdom
via mobile
Stunning, relaxing journey

We caught the 11am train on a Thursday morning and were pleasantly suprised at the calm, ambling... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Whitchurch, 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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| Bronwydd Arms Station, Carmarthen SA33 6HT, Wales
+44 1267 238213
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our tickets on line the night before for a family of 5, so it wasn't cheap. on arrival we were informed that due to heavy rain and possible damage to bridges, the train would only be taking the short trip down the line...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We caught the 11am train on a Thursday morning and were pleasantly suprised at the calm, ambling pace of the journey. Thursday trains pull a buffet car which serves tea and scones (purchased in advance, I think?) and the pace of the train slows on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The Gwili is a short ride through beautiful countryside. The staff are very friendly and happy to talk about the railway.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Fantastic day out on the steam train with wonderful staff and volunteers.....Great welcome....Great sense of humour.....really enjoyed our day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angiemorgan1
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Thoughtful and courteous volunteers who lovingly manage the railway make this a must see. Set in rolling hillside and with great seasonal events like cream tea or fish and chip supper or Santa train the railway carriages hark back to a bygone era. I have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We had a lovely family afternoon on the steam train. Enjoyed by ages 4 up to 64. Supporting the ongoing restoration of the railway. It was great to ride in the old carriages evoking memories of when these carriages were in use during the 80's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Went on a trip of cream tea on the railway. It was a very enjoyable journey we only went part of the way due to damage from floods so shall return another time. Good day was had by all of us.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great visit to Gwili shortly after storm Callum so a restricted service. Still an interesting ride in authentic coaches behind a steam loco. Very friendly staff who were happy to talk about all aspects of the railway. Refreshments available on site.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob A
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Took a trip on the Poppy Appeal Cream Tea Steam Train. What a great experience. Staff were fantastic, creme tea was delightful and the opportunity to stand on the footplate was wonderful. Well done to all of the volunteers who give their time and experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
michelle t t
19 May 2018|
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Response from KEVINGCardiff | Reviewed this property |
We took a large ridgeback cross with us and they were lovely so yes
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