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Launceston Steam Railway

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Address: St Thomas Road, Launceston PL15 8DA, England
Phone Number: +44 1566 775665
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No family holiday is complete without a steam train ride for the kids... and me. Don't be decieved by the car park, just duck under the bridge and you are on a lovely little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Liam B

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the cottage next to the railway, which is so lovely and quaint. Everything you could ever imagine is here. The cottage and railway owners are lovely and friendly, and we had a few trips on the train, which both our daughters loved, including a trip at the front of the train. We will definitely visit again

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Thank TBS1980
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No family holiday is complete without a steam train ride for the kids... and me. Don't be decieved by the car park, just duck under the bridge and you are on a lovely little platform ready waiting for your steamie. We rode the train twice, and as it was quite managed to sit right behind the engine watching everything. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my family recently visited this attraction and I can honestly say we had a great time. Great place, great facilities and very friendly staff. A big thumbs up.For all ages.

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely trip on the railway to New Mills Farm Park - the railway staff were friendly and informative, the scenery was beautiful and the museum at the station was well worth a look around.

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Thank Bryony C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived around 10am which seems to be a good time to visit as it soon filled up. Nice and tidy station top with a great shop. Nothing was mentioned about the childs play area which you pay extra for but we stayed on the train and it took us back. We had a fantastic cream tea and the staff... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Access through the car park doesn't give this place a very good impression, as its a bit wild. There is only 1 sign in the car park, and even that doesn't say where to go. Trains are every hour, with the stop at Newmill's by the Farm park. Fares are a bit expensive, but the train journey is peaceful and... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic to see the steam train. The journey was only about ten minutes long but the ticket allowed you to travel as many times as you wanted.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the admission was somewhat on the high side and was prepared for a let down as there are a couple of points that are not so good imho. However, I have to say we were pleasantly surprised by the good points and in the end I did not begrudge them the entrance price. We did think we could... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The line is lovely as is the station, nice to sit with a cuppa on the platform. Friendly staff all happy to chat. Thought the fare was a little high for just 2 1/2 miles when compared to other similar railways. The station buffet sells pasties (amongst other things) and as we were over the Cornish border we thought we... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of our holiday with our young son and our dog as we knew we form the leaflet children and pets are welcome. We found the staff very pleasant, knowledgable and helpful, the gift shop was well stocked and the journey itself was great if a little short. The weather when we went was dreadful so we... More 

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