Brecon Mountain Railway
If you want a fantastic day out for all the family, you should
visit the Brecon Mountain Railway.
Take a leisurely steam ride along some of the most beautiful
scenery which Merthyr has to offer, and enjoy a coffee or a meal in
our tearoom. A lot of our produce is locally sourced and we
welcome group bookings
Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a
vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon
Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan
Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in
At Pontsticill you can alight from the train
and visit the Cafe, admire the view across the water to the peaks
of the Brecon Beacons, and go for a ramble alongside the
reservoir. There is a play area here for children.
On your return to Pant, visit our workshop
where old steam locomotives are repaired - follow the footpath to a
picnic site which has an amazing panoramic view of the valley.
Visit our Licensed Tearooms and buy a souvenir of your visit in our
Please note that we have room for up to four
wheelchairs per train, please telephone in advance to book this
space if needed.
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