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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

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Address: St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5HZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1872 510317
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Description: Everyone, young or old, loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway...
Everyone, young or old, loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway offers three different railways experiences, with over three miles of track! Your journey begins with the mile-long trip, from Benny Halt Station, on a miniature steam locomotive taking you through the picturesque wooded valley to East Wheal Rose. Here you will find more railways, a fabulous wooded valley to explore with a boating lake, a path maze, crazy golf, play area, plus delicious food in the Whistle-Stop cafe and a gift shop packed with everything about trains and more. Lappa Valley is the ideal day out for a family, loads for the kids to do all day and plenty to entertain mums and dads too!
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Excellent for Young Children and Train Enthusiasts

I visited Lappa Valley with my husband and stepson (5) during our August vacation in Cornwall. We really didn't quite know what to expect, but it came highly recommended by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Glendale, California
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Glendale, California
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104 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I visited Lappa Valley with my husband and stepson (5) during our August vacation in Cornwall. We really didn't quite know what to expect, but it came highly recommended by the staff at our hotel, The Sands Resort. We arrived in the late morning, midweek in late August. We did have trouble finding it. We didn't get clear driving directions,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great price so much to do I loved it! Mini train rides, big train to get into the place. Great for the kids, canoes and more. Young child bit. Good little café. I would return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Booked to see Santa for a 6&2 year old.. Granny & Grandad and my 13yr old came along too.. Cater for all. And very yummy complimentary mince pie and hot drink.. Lovely singalong with Santa. Very well thought out.. Childrens entertainer too ..Brill : )

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We went on the Santa run last Sunday we were a family of ten ranging in age from 58 to 2 years grandparents, parents and children the cost for all of us was £120.00 well worth the money. our arrival, train journey and everything thro to visiting Santa was well organized and ran on time. The entertainer really put himself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After partaking in the first Santa run of 2014 last Sunday we as a family would like to congratulate all the staff and associates working on the Santa Sundays.They were all happy and helpful and very proud of their railway. The whole family from Granddad to the toddler members of our family had an absolutely perfect day well worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We booked the Santa experience at Lappa Valley as we were staying in Newquay having travelled from Gloucester and paid £48 for 3 adults and a child. The arrival process was smooth and the the train ride to the valley was fun. there was a magician for the kids, free mulled wine (or other hot drink) and a mince pie... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed in the flat above the ticket station it was great. Beautiful flat with everything you need, a good walk to the Pheasant Pub for good food and drinks. Beautiful Valley to walk your dog, 10 minute drive to Newquay. We will be going again out of season but i am sure some people would like to go when its... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

have been here a number of times over last 3 years (son is now 5) and it never ceases to amaze him!! Train rides x 3 and various other free activities ie canoeing around a small lake and playing on the fort, crazy golf, sit on digggers in a sand pit, go-carts and pedal tractors by the cafe and running... More 

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Truro, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Lappa Valley Steam Railway is a great day out for all the family. I remember coming here as a kid as my parents lived in the nearby village of St Newlyn East and, some thirty odd years later, I've taken my children along a couple of times. My 4 y.o. loves it. The excitment of the train taking you to... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Steam train ride to site, then loads of free activities, kayaks, crazy golf, playgrounds etc. Take a picnic in disposable bags as nowhere to store coolbags and café has limited menu. Don't forget the suncream either if its hot as it's easy to forget while kayaking on the lake. The kids love it here.

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