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Fintown Railway

Dungloe, Ireland
+353 74 954 6280
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Brilliant Piece of History

What a brilliant tourist attraction. When we first visited the train was out of service but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura L
via mobile
Wonderful little train

We visited at the end of the season so we were the only people on the train! But please visit them... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
LoopyLouKent_England
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Dungloe, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a brilliant tourist attraction. When we first visited the train was out of service but thankfully it was up and running again before our weeks holiday was over. The staff were so friendly and interacted with our little girl. They made her feel so...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited at the end of the season so we were the only people on the train! But please visit them, it's a lovely little journey, with nice views and friendly staff. There is also a tiny little cafe and w.c. Facilities.

2  Thank LoopyLouKent_England
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was a great stop along the way to our annual club overnight outing and well worth it, the train was great and very old fashioned, taking you back to days gone by when this was an essential mode of transport for the area, the...More

1  Thank bigmac14758
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had wanted to do something different today and due to the weather preferred to be indoors. Had saw the leaflet for the railway in the house we'd rented for a few days. Have to say it was a enjoyable afternoon. A leisurely trip along the...More

1  Thank NICOLA M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The railway runs right alongside Lough Finn for some 4 km through stunning scenery, using an original County Donegal Railbus, recalling travel in the 1950s. Very friendly & helpful staff - the young child who was introduced to them as a "train fanatic" had a...More

3  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited here with a band of various ages. The history behind this and the journey to get the track working again is lovely. Well worth a visit and then enjoy the stunning countryside and views as you get to this lovely spot.

1  Thank Simon R
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Booked this train journey at their office for my wife and I and asked the lady for some information on the train's history,little or no information was forthcoming,this should have been a warning of what was to come. The train had two male drivers front...More

Thank uttygut
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

€24 for 2 adults and 2 young kids. Daylight robbery. I passed by this place dozens of times on my way to work and kept telling my family we would go one day. Well the day came and went and we were very disappointed. Staff...More

1  Thank deco79
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Fintown Railway (aka An Mhuc Druhb) is a short section of the narrow gauge County Donegal Railways network that closed in 1959. It runs through beautiful country alongside Lough Finn. It's quite a small operation with a single diesel railcar (a bit like an...More

Thank NickSidmouth
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Railway at Fintown. The scenery was spectacular and the Staff were fantastic. Would definitely recommend a trip. I wish more was being done to keep these old railway lines alive around the country they are such a wonderful asset...More

Thank AnnetteO653
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