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Talyllyn Railway

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Talyllyn Railway
Wharf Station
LL36 9EY
Phone: 01654 710472
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The Talyllyn Railway is a narrow-gauge steam railway that runs from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol and passes Dolgoch Falls on its way through the picturesque Mid Wales countryside.

There is ramped access down into the Museum at Tywyn Wharf Station and a second designated toilet is located at Abergynolwyn Station where there is a cafe with wheelchair access.

Our researchers travelled up to Abergynolwyn Station and alighted to enjoy some refreshments in the cafe before making the return journey.  The views from the carriage windows across the surrounding landscape were beautiful and varied.

Please note some of the stations on the line have no access for wheelchair users and the path to Dolgoch Falls is not wheelchair accessible.

A very detailed access statement is available on the railways website.

Family Facilities

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  • Hard surfaced car park
  • Level/ramped wheelchair access to entrance (inclined pathway up to the entrance)
  • Level/ramped wheelchair access into venue (ramped see photo)
  • Concessionary fee for wheelchair user
  • Prebooking necessary for wheelchair users (for groups)
  • Easy access around ground floor/area of site (see main description)


  • Wheelchair accessible toilet/toilets (N.B. The designated toilet at Tywyn wharf has limited dimensions with no turning space)
  • Grab rails in toilet
  • Easy access to wash basin (limited)
  • easy access to hand dryer/towels (limited)
  • Room for carer/carers in accessible toilet


  • Level/ramped access to cafe/tearoom


  • assistance dogs welcome
  • Wheelchair loan/hire (one manual chair can be loaned at Tywyn Wharf Station)