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Blaenavon's Heritage Railway is located in the heart of the Blaenaon World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. There is ample free car and coach parking at Furnace Sidings, our main station located close to the Garn...more
All reviews high level mince pies ghost train big pit steam train ride main station tea room buy a ticket beautiful countryside ticket office feel special staff were very helpful and friendly little boy great cafe well worth a visit waiting room few hours
Never been so enjoyable to see santa before had a fantastic 1st experience with my family and must say knocks spots off the celtic manor which we usually go to every year.. Children had a train ride then to see santa also had amazing toys...More
There was 5 children and 8 adults for the Santa special.
As always it was very well organised and it’s always a pleasure seeing steam engines still earning their keep.
The Santa experience made it feel special, and the gifts the children had were genuinely...More
We wanted to do something for Halloween and saw this advertised. I have to say I wasn't expecting much just a ride in a train which had been decorated. I was wrong, as we waited in the queue for tickets I started to notice a...More
Just got back from the ghost tain and must say it wad fantastic on arriving even the car park attendant was in full costume the queue was long however there were staff with buckets of swrets for the childten every couple of minutes again all...More
At least this railway runs real steam trains, whereas when we visited the Northampton and Lamport railway (see separate review) there was only a diesel train available. We were a bit disappointed that there wasn't a member of staff at the Big Pit station, or...More
We had a lovely day out. The sounds and smell of the engines took us back to the good old days and even though the weather was bad it didn't spoil our day. There was a great little tearoom, very reasonably priced with tea and...More
You don't have to be a railway enthusiast to appreciate this trip, as the countryside views are stunning into the Brecon Beacons. Like most outdoor activities, it does help if you've got good weather. It feels like you could be in a steam train going...More
Absolutely fantastic day on the train today. We got the train from the starter station down to big pit, what a fabulous idea as this made the day more excited. Every member of staff went out of their way to speak to my son and...More