Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

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The short train journey will take you to the heritage centre, where you can get off for a FREE guided, hands on tour. Climb on the engines and see how things work.

Railway Book and Souvenir Shop and period Tea Room.

Miniature railway around the works open on busy days and when we get to the other end at Pen y Mount, why not get off and watch us change the signals and points?

Most of the site is level and there's a wheelchair accessible carriage on every train.

Trains are steam hauled on some days, diesel hauled on others; see website for details.

Russell Tea Room

Period Tearoom serving locally sourced foods, home-baked cakes, freshly made sandwiches and light lunches. We can cater for buffets and small meetings and Birthday parties from age 1 - 100! Any dietary requirements catered for on request.

Access for 2 wheelchairs on every train. Wheelchair access to all public area.
Access statement available.

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Guide Prices

Family (2 adults & 2 children): £30.00
Oedolyn / Adults: £11.50
Plentyn / Children 3 years and over: £5.50
Children under 3 Free
Well-behaved dogs Free



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The WHHR is located at the north (Tremadog) end of Porthmadog High Street opposite Porthmadog main line railway station, on the A4971 road.


Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Porthmadog station is 0 miles away.

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Type:Narrow Gauge Railway

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY

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Tel01766 513402

Opening Times

* See web site for steam or diesel hauled train dates. On normal operating days, trains run at 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00; also at 16:00 on some dates.


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Welsh Highland RailwayWelsh Highland Railway, CaernarfonThe Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

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