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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

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Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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Breathtaking Views

It was £8.50 return for myself and my husband (on a senior ticket) to ride the cliff railway. Not... read more

Reviewed today
Eaglewings3
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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
it's a railway on a cliff

£5 for a return trip on a cliff railway, i thought was a bit steep ( no pun intended). But after... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pip_919
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lincolnshire
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Travellers talk about
“bowling alley” (24 reviews)
“bouncy castle” (26 reviews)
“camera obscura” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Cliff Railway Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2DN, Wales
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+44 1970 617642
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"bowling alley"
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"bouncy castle"
in 26 reviews
"camera obscura"
in 23 reviews
"walk up"
in 31 reviews
"clarach bay"
in 11 reviews
"frisbee golf"
in 9 reviews
"fantastic views"
in 43 reviews
"cable car"
in 9 reviews
"short journey"
in 11 reviews
"return ticket"
in 16 reviews
"family ticket"
in 10 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 21 reviews
"visit aberystwyth"
in 11 reviews
"sunny day"
in 24 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 9 reviews
"cardigan bay"
in 18 reviews
"ticket office"
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Reviewed today

It was £8.50 return for myself and my husband (on a senior ticket) to ride the cliff railway. Not a long wait and at the top they views were absolutely out of this world. The café at the top was helpful and clean with seating...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

£5 for a return trip on a cliff railway, i thought was a bit steep ( no pun intended). But after paying the fare... found out the staff were very helpful. The route was fairly predictable. Fortunatly the weather was fantasic and as we acended...More

Thank pip_919
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Railway was £4 one way £5 return seemed a lot when u get to top there is a coffee shop selling sandwiches hot drinks ice cream nice views from top

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

really enjoyed this adventure. grandchildren Sat in the front of the train going up and down. cafe good at the top as well as free bouncy castle.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The first thing to do e very morning was to talk up the line to check the rails and clear debris from the track and check the cables a lovely view from the cliff top and the café is lovely

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a clear sunny day and the views were invigorating. The cliff train journey was interesting though you can walk and save the modest ticket price.

Thank jmo1506
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This funicular looks a bit tired and would benefit from a bit of loving care. Without wanting to sound pompous we have been on Swiss funiculars many times and there is a pride in the kit that seems to be missing here.

1  Thank RW31950
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With the beautiful views, the steep ascent, the smell of good old train oil this little cliff railway is a great idea for families, use a free hour to go on this little gem!

1  Thank jonathanpowell10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in April when it was a bit cooler & windy. However, we enjoyed the ride to the top and the spectacular views. There was a gift shop at the top reasonably priced and tea rooms, although we didn’t have time to stop for...More

1  Thank z4zulu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting little journey with views of the town all the way and more splendid views all around at the top. There is a cafe which seemed to offer a good choice. Absolutely fine for older folk with limited walking.

1  Thank DMM44
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Poppy B
11 June 2018|
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Response from elerirees | Reviewed this property |
It is not as concrete path, but made up of hard rock the type you would get in most woodland walks, but it can be loose stone. But with walking shoes) trainers should be fine
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Cheryl M
21 May 2018|
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Response from rob1obe | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see a dog on the train, wouldn’t see it as a problem
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z4zulu
17 April 2018|
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Response from LushFG | Reviewed this property |
Allow 2 - 3 hours in clear weather for the panoramic views. The cafe is lovely
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