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RETURN JOURNEY

LOVELY VIEWS OF BRECON BEACONS • VINTAGE LOCOMOTIVES

Quick Details

Adult Age 16+
£22
Family Saver Ticket Child Price per child
£10
Infant Under 2 years
Free
Adult with Wheelchair
£22
Privilege Railtrack (ATOC) • Adult Valid membership code will need to be entered
£11
Privilege Railtrack (ATOC) • Child Valid membership code will need to be entered
£5.50
GLTW Adult Valid membership code will need to be entered
£17.60
GLTW Gold Valid membership code will need to be entered
Free
Dog
£4

Vintage Locomotives with Lovely Views of the Brecon Beacons

Experience the Magic of Brecon Mountain Railway

Embark on a nostalgic journey aboard our vintage steam locomotives, offering breathtaking views of the Brecon Beacons. Travel along the historic route of the original Brecon & Merthyr Railway, which first opened in the 19th century and closed in 1964. Our line runs from Pant, 3 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil, to Torpantau, taking you through some of the most stunning scenery Wales has to offer.


The Journey

A Scenic Adventure

Starting at Pant, our railway journey takes you into the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Pant to Torpantau: Depart from our main station in Pant, travel through the beautiful Pontsticill, and continue along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir.
  • Pontsticill Station and Reservoir Stop: Enjoy a 35-minute stop at Pontsticill, where you can stretch your legs, take in the picturesque views, and capture memorable photos.
  • Climb to Torpantau: Ascend to the summit of the original railway line at Torpantau, high in the Brecon Beacons, before returning to Pant.

Total Journey Time: Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, including the stop at Pontsticill.


More Information

Amenities at Pant Station

  • Tearooms: Refresh and recharge with a variety of delicious refreshments available at our tearooms.
  • Gift Shop: Browse our selection of gifts and souvenirs to commemorate your visit.
  • Workshop Viewing: Get a behind-the-scenes look at our workshop, where our steam locomotives and carriages are lovingly repaired and maintained.

Plan Your Visit

Departure Times

  • Please note that departure times may vary slightly. Be sure to check the schedule before planning your visit.

Group Bookings

  • We welcome groups of 20 or more with special discounted rates.

Highlights

  • Vintage Steam Locomotives: Travel in style and relive the golden age of rail travel.
  • Spectacular Scenery: Marvel at the beauty of the Brecon Beacons, Pontsticill, and the Taf Fechan Reservoir.
  • Historical Route: Follow the path of the historic Brecon & Merthyr Railway, closed in 1964 and brought back to life for your enjoyment.