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Leighton Buzzard Railway

Page's Park Station, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TN, England
01525 373888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews 220 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway is a small railway located in Bedfordshire. It runs on a narrow gauge track of just 2 feet for nearly three miles before turning around for a return journey. The line has a history originally being built in 1919 to serve the local sand quarries. In the late 1960's the railway was taken over by... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The railway is run by (very!) enthusiastic volunteers who are happy to show you round the engine sheds and explain the finer workings of steam engines. There's an extra cost option of being able to actually drive the train. I didn't actually have a go on this as to be quite honest the fare is pretty much the same as... More

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Walkern, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I appreciate that this narrow gauge railway is never going to compete with the Ffestiniog, Welsh Highland or Lynton & Barnstable. Pages Park station is nice and the museum with old locomotives is interesting. The rolling stock that we had was great. It was a lovely warm day so we sat in one of the open carriages. At £9.50 each... More

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Interesting train ride and very different to full sized railway trips. Interesting historical exhibits both end of the line. A very pleasant and informative outing.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Went on the bank holiday weekend with our 4 year old. Took the first train at 10.40 am. Experience is really nice. Old steam engine, tiny coaches gives the feel of being in the 19th century. The whole journey takes about just over an hour and worth every penny. The train goes through houses, narrow bylanes, jungle and fields. It... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Took our 22 month old grandson on the Santa express. He absolutely loved it!! Nice little trip with also a visit to Santa's Grotto. Lovely people, great café, good shop, easy parking and lots of fun. Went on the Wednesday and it was lovely and quiet for the little ones. Will definitely be back in the summer!!

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

A good little railway which travels around the outskirts of Leighton Buzzard. Run by enthusiasts and well worth a visit. It uses the old line which transported sand from the quarries.There is a small cafe for refreshments and gifts.

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Leighton Buzzard, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

special trips , teddies day , santa trips ....super little part of history , in a small world venue,you see a little of aunties back garden as an added bonus more especially in the summer , playground and fotball games pitches next door , supermarket uo the road for lunch on your return trip

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I went on the day that they had a classic & vintage show with over 100 different vehicles. I also took my grandson on the narrow gauge railway which takes a nice trip around Leighton Buzzard. You can visit the carriage works and see engines and carriages in use or under repair.

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Leighton Buzzard
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Leighton Buzzard NGR is a great asset to the town and always a fun trip. The round trip is not too long for young children to get bored but there is always enough for older ones to see whether it is steam locos or the original diesel units, Only downside is that the line is what it is having been... More

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