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Leighton Buzzard Railway

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Address: Pages Park Station Billington Road | Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TN, England
Phone Number: (0)1525 373888
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Very pleasant and relaxing

I took my 2 1/2 year old son on the train today, he absolutely loved it, he was so excited seeing the engine coming out of the shed and approaching the platform. There were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a hot Wednesday 24th of August with our two Grandchildren, bought our tickets for the 2 o/c train ride from the lovely new building and then went to the cafe. We had a very enjoyable lunch, friendly and helpful people. The boys decided to sit in the open carriage which was lovely chugging along with the breeze... More 

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Thank Maureen B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 2 1/2 year old son on the train today, he absolutely loved it, he was so excited seeing the engine coming out of the shed and approaching the platform. There were options of three different types of carriage, enclosed, semi open and open. The carriages are quite tight for space and not easily accessed for those with... More 

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Thank Sammy_P8
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought it would be good to try out this local attraction with family visits in mind. The booking staff were friendly and the guard was dressed very smartly as we stepped on board train 778 today. The train whistled intermittently to the delight of small fellow-travellers, and stopped every so often so that 2 volunteers could stop traffic with... More 

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Thank Rosemary K
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Summer holiday fun, a trip on the much loved Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway. Pleased to see the new station building which is nearing completion and is already open to the public. The facilities are much improved. Wending our way through the outskirts of Leighton is quite relaxing, past Vandyke School and out through the fields is a joy. People... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three seniors travelled yesterday, the booking volunteer was very slow, 12 minutes to process 10 customers. The train was full and 4 people did not travel it needed a bit more organisation, a bit more communication between guard and booking staff and two on the bookings counter.Very helpful and pleasant ladies at the terminus had a cup of coffee and... More 

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LBR_Traffic_Manager, Manager at Leighton Buzzard Railway, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your day. The delays in booking were caused by an unrequired Windows upgrade corrupting our till settings rather than our volunteers. Hopefully this has has now been cured. We were very grateful to the family of 4 who kindly volunteered to go on the next train, but it does emphasise the value... More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The new station building is so much nicer than the old one. Although the building is much larger, The shop/ticket office seem to be about the same size as previously. Included in the building are toilets (male, femail and handicapped) along with an office and a separate large community room which was being used by Superheroes stallholders and a beer... More 

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Buckinghamshire, UK
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We visited the railway today with our 3yr old son. As it was the opening of the new (very smart) building and ticket office, they had lots of comic characters in full costume and unfortunately, our little boy was terrified of them. The railway staff went out of their way to talk to him and reassure him, even asking some... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We visit this gem regularly as we live nearby. This weekend there was a circus there as well and that was great for the kids. Last weekend there was a vintage car fest and we loved that. Were going again in the 23 July as there is a meet the superheros event which the kids wspecially are really excited about.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon here. Even though it was raining but perfect as we were on the train. Myself mother and the two children with me absolutely loved it. The staff couldn't be more kind and helpful, they were all extremely knowledgeable about the steam trains. They are a present building a community Centre there but it didn't affect... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place with my elderly parents- And we thoroughly enjoyed the cute old style railway journey to the stonehenge work! The rainy weather didn't affect this trip at all, in fact, it was somewhat nicer and cozier to be on the open ended carriage whilst it started drizzling with rain :) The station has its own cafe, and... More 

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