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Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

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Address: Prod Lane | Baildon, Shipley, Bradford, England
Phone Number: 01274-589010
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Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: Take a scenic trip on a historic attraction: the oldest working cable...
Take a scenic trip on a historic attraction: the oldest working cable tramway in Great Britain dating from 1895.
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One of those things did it once with family but nothing to get excited about. Friendly staff and good walk at the bottom leading to Roberts park

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of those things did it once with family but nothing to get excited about. Friendly staff and good walk at the bottom leading to Roberts park

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A real gem. It has become a family tradition now that we always go to Shipley each December for the marvellous pantomime performed in the market square, a hearty cooked breakfast and then a walk along the canal to the Shipley Glen Tramway's Santa Special. Did you know Santa lives at Shipley Glen and he is there to greet the... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Worth a ride on the train to take you up to Baildon Moor. Good walking area when you get to the moor but would advise using an OS map to follow the footpaths. Good pub on the edge of the moor and if you want to go no further you can then do a return walk downhill on the path... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We saw this on Country File and decided that we must include in our holiday plans. It has limited opening but if you are in the area when it is open make sure you pay a visit. The staff are great and the museum is interesting. Not much to do at the top other than have an ice cream or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you are in the Saltaire/Shipley/Baildon area at the weekend, then this is well worth a visit. Museum and small replica victorian shop at the bottom station. Sweet shop and walks on Baildon Moor at the top. OPEN SATURDAY & SUNDAY FROM 12.00hrs.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely picturesque trip up the Glen. Bargain Fares and Lovely Volunteers. Well worth a visit!!! http://www.shipleyglentramway.co.uk/

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very Quaint, lovely on a summers day travel up through the woods and then a nice pub and café at the top doing cream teas

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Cambridge,UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Remember what it is , a Victorian Transportation system still going strong today ! Only £2 return and journey is around Three and a Half minutes. It`s never going to be like a San Francisco Cable Car for the World Traveller , just an old fashioned system run by volunteers at weekends for the love of it. Go along for... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Used this tramway on and off for 50 years . It's fun , and saves your legs when going up the hill . It is run by volunteers , and only open at present on the weekend . Do use it ! From Saltaire park up to the fantastic glen at the top . Great for the kids .

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Loved this quaint place, have a ride on a cable tram up to a nice little village with a olde sweet shop at the top of the ride and pub around the corner. The operators of the ride are all volunteers and run the tram ride at weekends. There is a museum at the base of the ride which is... More 

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Additional Information about Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

Address: Prod Lane | Baildon, Shipley, Bradford, England
Phone Number: 01274-589010
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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