Brecon Mountain Railway

Attractions in Merthyr Tydfil,

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Brecon Mountain Railway


Travel in style though the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park. The coaches are all very comfortable and you will get to admire beautiful outdoor scenery throughout your journey. From the Taf Fechan Reservoir toTorpantau, experience one of Wales most iconic railways. Following a steam locomotive throughout your ride, it is an experience like no other. Once you get to Pontsticill, you can hop off and explore the interesting surroundings of the area. If you like staying active, it is a great destination to go rambling. You will also get to discover the steam museum, an excellent Cafe and the reservoir. When you get back to Pant, do not miss out on visiting the workshop. It is there that they repair old steam locomotives. It is ever so fascinating! There is also a play area for children nearby. If it is a lovely warm summer day, visitors enjoy going to the picnic site and spending an agreeable time admiring the stunning views. If you are a foodie, you will love ‘Shunters Restaurant'. There is even a shop where you can buy a souvenir before heading home. Keep an eye out for some of their regular events too.


The Brecon Mountain Railway is another one of those great railways that we have featured within our book. With amazing views and stunning locations you will be spoilt for choice when pointing that camera. Obviously it would be far better to be on the train when it's a sunny day but with the route being so spectacular it really is an all-weather railway. Whether you want to start your journey in the Brecon Beacons or its main station in Merthyr Tydfil depending of course where your accommodation that evening is and coupled with the fact that the car parking facilities are so good at Merthyr it probably makes more chance to start there, the choice is yours. But whatever you decide be sure not miss out on this great little railway line.

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Contact Us

Pant Station ,
Merthyr Tydfil,, Mid Glamorgan , CF48 2UP

01685 722988

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