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Wensleydale Railway

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Address: Leeming Bar Station | Leases Road, Leeming Bar DL7 9AR, England
Phone Number: 08454 50 54 74
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Excellent - can't praise it enough!

My daughter and I took my three grandchildren on this Santa train today. Every member of staff (I think they may all be volunteers) was friendly and helpful. We had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2015
Darlington, United Kingdom
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Traveled on the Santa train today with our two grandchildren, as we had been before they were very excited about meeting the snowman, and the rest of the elfs and to tell the snowman a joke or two, as they have in the past but disopointed there was no snowman or any kind singalong as in the past, we must... More 

Thank Marie B
Darlington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My daughter and I took my three grandchildren on this Santa train today. Every member of staff (I think they may all be volunteers) was friendly and helpful. We had a complimentary cup of coffee before boarding the train. The station master who welcomed us on board was jolly and great with the girls. The children were given engine shaped... More 

Thank SheH3M
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Hi everyone on the 5 December we took our Grandson to the Wensleydale Railway for a Birthday Surprise knowing that it was a Santa Special.From arriving at the railway to be greeted by the Station Master it was a wonderful day.The Elves were outstandingly Elfy Santa was a real joy Ho ho hoing down the Train.All the children received a... More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My wife,daughter and I caught the train , Diesel multiple Unit, at Leyburn and traveled to Remire before returning all the way to Leeming Bar where we got off for a twenty minute break befoe returning to Leyburn. On the way to Redmire the train came to a sudden stop accompanied with lots of shouting on looking out of the... More 

Thank Terence C
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118 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This was an excellent day out. We caught the train from Leeming Bar to Redmire. From there we were able to walk to Castle Bolton (30 minutes) and then back to the Bolton Arms in Redmire for lunch. From there it is 10-15 minutes back to the station. The volunteers are incredibly helpful and friendly. The shop at Leeming Bar... More 

Thank Barco22
bedford uk
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

First of all let me say that the whole point of our trip to Yorkshire was to travel on this railway.Unfortunatly their steam loco was not running on that day,but I think we were very lucky that the trains were running at all mid week in October.Our mode of transport was a DMU which must have been one of the... More 

1 Thank critical6
Otley, United Kingdom
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657 reviews
279 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had a Living Social voucher for afternoon tea on this historic railway. It was a glorious Sunday afternoon in September when we were all seated at our individually named tables with tablecloths and vases of flowers. The waitress brought us trays of sandwiches as we journeyed through the gorgeous countryside from Leeming Bar to Redmire. Pouring the tea from... More 

1 Thank ELAINE B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our way making time before travelling to our self catering pretty little station and enjoyed the train ride well worth going Stops at a number of pretty places and with a day ticket you can call in at Bedale and Leyburn

1 Thank Gillian203
York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Weather was very ordinary and we were looking for something to cheer us up. We started at Leeming Bar and whilst we waited for the diesel train to depart we had a coffee in the buffet car parked at the platform. We were greeted by smartly dressed volunteer who took trouble to make us the drink that each of us... More 

1 Thank Peter L
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Lovely way to spend a coupe of hours admiring the scenery. You can get off at the few stops along route, definitely take the time to walk to The Tea Pottery in Leyburn. Reasonably priced for a family of 4 Adults and 1 child.

Thank Mumofthree70

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