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Mid-Wales Sights

Vale of Rheidol Railway

  • Park Ave. Map It
  • Aberystwyth
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

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At Aberystwyth Station you can hop on the steam-powered Vale of Rheidol Railway for an hour-long ride to the Devil's Bridge (Pont y Gwr Drwg, or, literally, "the Bridge of the Evil One"), where the rivers Rheidol and Mynach meet in a series of spectacular falls. Clamped between two rocky cliffs where a torrent of water pours unceasingly, there are actually three bridges, one built on top of the other. The oldest bridge is about 800 years old.

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Park Ave., Aberystwyth, SY23 1PG, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • £19 round-trip
  • Easter–Oct. times vary, but departures generally go at 10:30 and 2 daily—call or check website for schedule; Nov., Sun. only


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