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“Our recent past relived” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Downpatrick & County Down Railway

Downpatrick & County Down Railway
Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
44-28-4461-5779
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Downpatrick
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The Downpatrick and County Down Railway runs through the drumlin countryside of County Down - St. Patrick's Country - over the River Quoile and under the graceful Down Cathedral. With a mix of steam and diesel trains, and vintage carriages, there's plenty for train fans of all ages - from wee kids to "big kids". Run by volunteers, society membership entitles you to free travel.
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Our recent past relived”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Genuine railway being restored and run as it should be.

Visited December 2011
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Family day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

great for all ages, you will not be dissapointed best day out you have lots to do and see there is even a restaurant in one of the carriages to get tea coffee tray bakes etc

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Northern Ireland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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“Passionate conservation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Interesting artefacts and passionate enthusiasts + real working line & locomotives

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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“Downpatrick Steam Railway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

This is a brilliant attempt at retaining some of what was destroyed by the short sighted planning of the past, when the rail networks here were closed by government. The restored rail and rolling stock are well run and events through the year help keep it all alive. A great cause worthy of all your support.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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“Excellent - fun filled for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Absolutely loved this trip on the railway & the tour round. Its amazing to think this is all manned by hard working volunteers. Would go back time after time!

Visited September 2011
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