We welcome groups here at the Talyllyn Railway – make up a group of 15 or more passengers to qualify for special discount fares – have a look at the sections below to find out about the various group packages available
We have group tour options to suit all itineraries and budgets. Groups of 15 or more persons qualify for our group fares; available on advance bookings only. Tour guides, essential companions and children under 5 travel free.
• A spectacular seven-mile journey onboard heritage steam trains
• Private Charter and Private Carriage hire options
• Santa Trains for Groups and Schools on specified dates with festive food options
• Free parking for Coaches at Tywyn Wharf station
• Fully accessible facilities
• Reserved carriage seating for all bookings
Steam to the Foothills of Snowdonia
A return steam departure from Tywyn Wharf with an option of either an immediate return journey from Abergynolwyn Station or alight at the station and enjoy the facilities. The single journey time is approximately 45 minutes from Tywyn Wharf to Abergynolwyn. Single journeys are available on request as are group trips to our intermediate stations for those with tight timings.
You can treat your party to an extra bit of style with a range of prebooked catering options: cold buffets, cream teas, fish and chips and many others. Meals can be taken at King’s Café at Tywyn Wharf station or Quarryman’s Caban at Abergynolwyn which are also licensed to sell alcohol.
Museum & Specialist Tours
Combine a visit to the Railway with a tour of the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, on-site at Tywyn Wharf station. There is also the opportunity to create an itinerary around history, photography, walking and much more. Bespoke tours can be arranged on request.
Santa Specials for Schools
Look out for our ‘Santa Specials’ every December
Christmas Parties at King’s Café
Christmas is a very special time for us at the Talyllyn Railway and we have some fantastic festive experiences to get groups into the spirit of the season.
Festive Food Options
If you and your group are visiting us in the run-up to Christmas for a scheduled train journey and want to make your visit to us just that little bit more special, why not add some festive food options?
Whether you fancy a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimming or a heart-warming glass of mulled wine with a mince pie, it’s sure to get you into the spirit of the season!