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Address: 14a Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JN, England
Phone Number: +44 1553 661500
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A great day out, thoroughly enjoyable

We booked a trip to Carlisle with a steam run back down the Settle line, thoroughly enjoyed the day, will be doing more of these! I see that some have given a bad rating because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Patrick G
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This trip had been booked and paid for 3 months in advance. Four days before we were due to travel we received an e mail postponing this trip. This was supposed to be a surprise for my husbands birthday. We had to cancel as we would not have been able to do a revised date. Too late to book anything... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We booked a trip to Carlisle with a steam run back down the Settle line, thoroughly enjoyed the day, will be doing more of these! I see that some have given a bad rating because the trin broke down or was delayed or cut short, remeber folks these are old steam engines and things are prone to go wrong and... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We travelled Premier Class on the Cumbria Winter Express as a treat for a "significant" birthday. The service throughout was of the highest standard and the staff were extremely pleasant and hard working. A cooked breakfast that put Virgin Trains 1st Class service to shame greeted us when we boarded and lunch and dinner were equally impressive! What a fabulous... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I booked this as a surprise special treat for my mother in law who was 80 on 21st March. What a wonderful experience it was. We started our journey in Milton Keynes. We had an absolutely fabulous day and the crew worked tirelessly to ensure everyone had a good time. The carriages were comfortable and the food was extremely good.... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

After reading some of the other reviews on here I was filled with trepidation but I needed not have worried. The emailed ticket arrived on 13 March so no panic about is it running or not. Also had time to take on board that the departure time was 15 minutes sooner than the approximate time in the book but this... More 

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Train arrived early at pick-up point - each carriage had a volunteer host to offer a welcome and a nicely produced guide for the tour with details of timings and itinerary. The 1960's rolling stock was in good condition with smart toilets provided with hand soap, quality disposable towels etc - just a little more TLC by West Coast Railway... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was a Christmas present from my husband, we travelled in the premier section and enjoyed wonderful food and comfortable surroundings, it was like being in an Agatha Christie film with no murders! The staff were lovely, helpful and cheerful, we paid extra for a table for two which was worth it, this was a lovely relaxing day for us.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Really wonderful trip, fantastic service, the previous comment says it all. We were premium so had nothing to do but sit back enjoy the scenery and the food.

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Braintree
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just returned from the Easterling trip and found the experience brilliant. The staff were all a credit to the Company. The carriage was warm and comfortable. Only downside is that people hog a window to look out off and are very difficult to budge! Think some lean out for 12 hours !! May need a rota system lol The engine... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Joined the train at Cambridge, immediately served with coffee/tea followed by cereal then a full English breakfast. Staff took our drinks orders and had a wonderful evening meal which was of restaurant quality. The drinks are reasonably priced and we had a wonderful day waving at all the people who had come to watch us en route. Fab day from... More 

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