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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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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I went with a friend and we had a good time. They serve lovely cheap food in the café and the train journey is smashing. You sit with lots of cheerful people and go around Leighton Buzzard on a little steam train. Only thing that disappointed me was that most of the journey you just look at the backs of... More

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Hampshire, UK
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7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband is a steam train enthusiast so, being in the area, we paid a visit. it was interesting and the staff are hardworking, but we were surprised at the location , as mentioned by previous reviewers, the housing estates have built up around the lines. It was enjoyable.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A lovely short ride on a miniature steam train, crossing roads so you can wave to drivers. If your children like trains they will love this.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

its lovely.... however dont go home after, go visit the beach and water park just behind the tall spired church...its free.take a bike for the bike park or skate board or just run around in your cossy til the sun goes down.toilets in park ....and an ice cream van insitu.lieghton buzzard has some quaint and quirky places.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The volunteer staff are excellent and train is lovely. Unfortunately the view is terrible. Most of the trip goes past the back of people's houses and the rest is along a main road. Obviously nothing they can do about the location as the railway was there first.

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London, United Kingdom
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136 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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