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Leighton Buzzard Railway

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Leighton Buzzard Railway
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“narrow gauge”(21 reviews)
“return journey”(12 reviews)
“steam engine”(11 reviews)
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The basic train ride runs from Page's Park, on the south side of Leighton Buzzard, to Stonehenge Works, to the north of the town, and the return journey takes 80 minutes. Party bookings can be made either on public services or on a charter basis...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Billington Road | Pages Park Station, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TG, England
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+44 1525 373888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic morning out on this wonderful railway. The staff are so friendly- from the coffee shop right through to the train driver. Our grandchildren loved the trip. It wasn’t cheap but worth every penny.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Frances B
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great first time visit to this most interesting railway. So much to see and do and the volunteers were so informative and obviously proud of their railway. Such a pleasure to see people enjoying the ride and the visit to the museum at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed meeting up with our MG group friends and after a good breakfast at the cafe, trundled on little steam train past old quarry works holding up the traffic. A member of staff waves a flag to stop the cars and everybody waves. Going to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank merrillgransden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was treated today to a wonderful surprise Mother's Day trip on the Leighton Buzzard Railway. We had a brilliant ride on the beautiful steam train, travelling across Leighton Buzzard to the countryside beyond, stopping at the museum, craft shop and cafe before enjoying the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Very friendly staff. Our son loved the train. It was a nice calm trip out. Our son doesn't like big crowds. There were not too many people at once.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

Took my Daughter here a few years ago, The Main (Small) Station has now been rebuilt. Looks pretty good, Enjoyable Train ride around the Outskirts of Leighton Buzzard, The mistake I made was that the train carriages do not have glass in the windows seo...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alan253
Rockyajl, Public Relations Manager at Leighton Buzzard Railway, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Hello Alan, Thank you for your review. We have a mixture of open and closed carriages. We have a limited number of carriages, but where possible, we try to match the carriages to the weather: more open carriages in the summer and more closed carriages...More

Reviewed February 8, 2019

lovely little railway with such polite and helpful staff/volunteers will definitely be visiting again!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

We made our first visit to the railway on a Christmas after dark trip and not only was my 5 year blown away by the experience me husband and I also enjoyed it. Thanks get helping make our Christmas even more special and look forward...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ambassador562105
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We went to the Christmas steam train. It was well organised and the kids loved it. Great present from santa too. The Christmas train only travels half of the track which is unfortunate but tbh was long enough for my young children. Staff were all...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Staff very helpful, had everything thing ready for the santa trip.My son needed wheelchair ramp and they were quick to setc up.He enjoyed the day, carers that took him said journey could have been a bit longer.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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aklima285
April 19, 2019|
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Response from Rockyajl | Property representative |
Yes, we have a large, free, car park at Page's Park Station
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harsha S
January 9, 2019|
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Response from DavidBedfordshire_UK |
The Railway's main season starts on 24 March. See their website for full timetable and tickets.
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Sarah P
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and they're dog friendly. From their website: "Well behaved dogs are welcome on our trains, as well as assistance dogs, and they travel free of charge. A bowl of water is usually available for our four-legged... More
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