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Travel for Llandrindod tourists: Trains

The majority of visitors to the spa town of Llandrindod in 1891 would have arrived by train at the railway station.

Proximity to the station was seen as an asset by local hoteliers.
Belmont Lodging House
Belmont and London House Temperance Hotel,
from Evans's Guide
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Luggage label
- Miss Dora Davies -
- Passenger to -
- Llandrindod Wells -
- Radnorshire -
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Llandrindod Station
Llandrindod Wells Railway Station c.1885
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Various railway companies offered transport to the town.

This map shows the routes available with
Cambrian Railways:

Cambrian Railways map
(Colour added for emphasis)
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London and North Western Railways
From Via
London Stafford Shrewsbury and Craven Arms
Liverpool and Manchester Crewe, Shrewsbury and Craven Arms
Birmingham Stafford and Craven Arms
North Wales Chester, Whitchurch and Shrewsbury
Swansea and Carmarthen Llandilo
Cardiff, Newport Craven Arms or Merthyr
Brecon Railway
Cardiff, Newport Talyllyn or Builth Road
Neath, Brecon Talyllyn or Builth Road
Cambrian Railway
North Wales Avon-Wen, Welsh Coast Line,
Moat Lane, Llanidloes & Builth Road


Tourists from Llandrindod Wells

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