Experience the wild beauty of the Brecon Beacons with a traditional steam engine journey. From your observation carriage, you’ll race through river gorges and lightly wooded valleys before climbing steeply above the upper Pentwyn Reservoir. The Brecon Mountain Railway runs from Pant, near Merthyr Tydfil, along the full length of the Pontsticill Reservoir, to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons.

  • Pontsticill Road, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2DD/li>
  • Distance: 18 mile drive (36 min) from Gliffaes Hotel
  • Open: Timetables vary, please check the website for details
  • Brecon Mountain Railway website: https://www.bmr.wales/
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