Take a steam train trip through the beautiful Banwy Valley in an early evening this June and July, complete with fish and chips!
You’ll board the train at Llanfair Caereinion which is easily reached by car from much of the borders and West Midlands. Take particular note of the continental coaches used for your journey, all of which are over 60 years old and were built for service in countries such as Austria and Hungary. Today, they are beautifully panelled inside with wood and have large picture windows.
Your journey will take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, passing the rolling hills and alongside the Banwy river for much of the trip. When we arrive at Welshpool,
Food options are fish and chips, sausage and chips and vegetarian. You will select your preference in our booking system.
Train departs at 18:00 and returns at approximately 20:15. Free car parking, and postcode SY21 0SF.
Spaces on these very popular trains are limited, book your place now to ensure you are able to join us.
Coronavirus Measures – Spaces on-board our trains are socially distanced at 2 metres, and one way systems for boarding and our shop are in place. Face coverings should be worn at all times when food or drink is not being consumed. We’re registered as ‘Good to Go’ under the Visit Wales / Visit England scheme for additional precautions.
Tanat Valley Light Railway excitedly announce that their site at Nant Mawr near Oswestry will re-open to members of the public with a fantastic James Bond Tribute event on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th July 10am – 6pm both days.
Official opening by our very own ‘James Bond’ of Radio Shropshire fame at 10.00 on Saturday 24th July.
Admission prices £5 per adult, £2 per child over 5 with a family ticket (2+2) for £12. Tickets can be purchased through SeeTickets online or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phone him on 01691 780042.
Entrance price includes one entry in the James Bond Trail, find all the clues, solve the puzzle and be in the draw for some fantastic Bond themed prizes.
Free entertainment includes renowned singer Helen Pearson with some of your favourite Bond theme tunes, Ricky Hunter the Welsh Trumpeter and International Vocalist Gary Grace.
Take your chance in the 007 fun casino, open 1pm-4pm both days, prizes for the highest roller of each day, fun money available to purchase on the day, all profit raised goes to help the Tanat Valley Light Railway fund their restoration projects.
Food from the films available to purchase, choose from the Bond Buffet featuring dishes from the films or the Bond Beefy Burger.
Ride in a replica monorail carriage built on one of the chassis reputed to have been used in at least 3 of the Bond films. Also see cars from the films (subject to availability and weather).