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Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautiful scenery

This rail trip is aimed mainly at children but also perfect for adults. We were lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Jacqueline R
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
Day down memory lane

Took my dad on this little steam train to remind him of the old days when he was younger. It was... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Mary E
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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The magic of rails golden age has been brought to life in Kilmeadan, Co Waterford. Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a narrow gauge railway in partially open period carriages as you take in the panoramic views of the river and rolling...more
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All reviewsfairy housesopen carriagealongside the rivertrain drivergreat funlovely tripnice activityrail linefamily ticketkids will lovelovely countrysidecoffee shopstaff were very friendlytreasure huntwell worth the visitall agesrun by volunteers
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with my 2 year old child, I could’ve enjoyed it more accompanied by an adult as the ride is a little too long for a toddler. The coffee shop is really nice and the ladies were nice and helpful, there are toys for...More

Thank MaxiPascal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a very hot day when we visited, the staff were all very welcoming and helpful, buying tickets was simple and the cafe seemed well stocked. As we boarded there was a welcome from two childrens characters who also waved us off. The views...More

Thank altrincham15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed it on our travels and was curious to go on it. It is a narrow gauge railway with some open sided carriages and two enclosed carriages. The open carriages had plastic side panels for wet weather and a blanket on the bench seat....More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This rail trip is aimed mainly at children but also perfect for adults. We were lucky enough to experience faboulous weather during our trip ensuring we were able to sit comfortably outside. The train travels along for about 5km with the Greenway track on one...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We recently brought a group of 140 senior citizens to the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway. The staff could not have been more accommodating and the friendly train driver welcomed all aboard. This unique little train was a real trip down memory lane for many...More

Thank LouiseBourke
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Took my dad on this little steam train to remind him of the old days when he was younger. It was a beautiful trip along the River Suir which runs down through my dads village in Kilsheelan. It only takes about 55 minutes return but...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Out driving in Waterford and spotted a sign so decided to go down and take a look ! The train was just coming into the station as we arrived which was perfect timing. The train travels 4 miles down the track - Greenway track on...More

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Really nice train journey beside the Greenway. Kids really enjoyed it. We were sitting i the open carriages but once its dry there grand.

Thank Tomred264
Reviewed 21 January 2018

A beautiful trip alongside the river & Greenway . The little steam train itself is magical & the children loved it especially watching out for the fairies in the Fairy trees, spotting some wildlife along the way & waving to passersby along the Greenway. A...More

Thank procus
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were around Waterford for the October midterm so decided to try this place as we have 5 kids altogether ranging from 1 mo to 11 years old. We took the 1pm train which was full when we got onboard. The staffs were nice and...More

Thank ZakiahFaisal
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jd19772017
30 March 2018|
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It is a round trip from Kilmeadan Statio but on the return journey you can get off if you would like to visit Mount Congreve Gardens and get a later train back. Available Thursday and Friday at the moment and from Monday to... More
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