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Location & Ferry


Access Statement

To contact the Fairbourne Railway

 please use the following details

Fairbourne Railway,
Beach Road,
LL38 2EX.

Tel: +44 (0) 1341 250 362


The short trip across the harbour allows you to either start your journey from Barmouth, or to extend your ride from Fairbourne into Barmouth itself.

The ferry offers superb views of the Afon Mawddach estuary and the truly magnificent mountains.

Weather permitting, the ferry operates on days when the Fairbourne trains are running between Easter and the end of October.

Pick up Barmouth on ferry steps next to public toilets on the harbour.

£2.50 per crossing

Dogs welcome.

Telephone: 07900 074362

The line is situated on the Mid-Wales coast on the South side of the Mawddach Estuary.

Fairbourne village is located halfway between Tywyn and Dolgellau.

By Rail - From Barmouth

or Tywyn/Machynlleth

By Road - Signed off the

A493 Dolgellau/Tywyn road

By Ferry - From

Barmouth Harbour

One of The Great Little Trains of Wales

Fairbourne Steam Railway Limited is the trading subsidiary of The North Wales Coast Light Railway Limited

Registered Charity Number 1127261 Registered in England and Wales

email: office@fairbournerailway.com

email: office@fairbournerailway.com

Please note: the Ferry’s to and from Barmouth do not run until  1st April