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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

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Address: St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
Phone Number: +44 1872 510317
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Everyone, young or old, loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway...

Everyone, young or old, loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway offers three different railways experiences, with over three miles of track! Your journey begins with the mile-long trip, from Benny Halt Station, on a miniature steam locomotive taking you through the picturesque wooded valley to East Wheal Rose. Here you will find more railways, a fabulous wooded valley to explore with a boating lake, a path maze, crazy golf, play area, plus delicious food in the Whistle Stop Cafe and a gift shop packed with everything about trains and more. Lappa Valley is the ideal day out for a family, loads for the children to do all day and plenty to entertain mums, dads and grandparents too!

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Great day out with all the Family

Lots to offer trains ride, crazy golf, play areas indoors/outdoors, canoe, pedals car (under 5) and toddlers path maze. Our sons are 10 and 7 yrs although they had a great time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots to offer trains ride, crazy golf, play areas indoors/outdoors, canoe, pedals car (under 5) and toddlers path maze. Our sons are 10 and 7 yrs although they had a great time it's more for younger children 2-8 yrs old. For a family of 4 the price £40 but all the above is included in the price, except some coins... More 

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Marhamchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited this attraction 3 times, once as a small child in around 1984, and twice in recent years with my own kids. The most recent holiday was arranged around this single attraction. Firstly we must admit that the oldest boy has been inured with steam from day one, but this is true neither of the wife nor youngest... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we love reading that you visited yourself as a child and are now returning with your own children. We certainly look forward to welcoming you and your family back again very soon! More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not leave Cornwall without a visit ...this is a lovely location and they are continuing to develop more for the children's enjoyment... We have visited on numerous occasions and never failed to have a lovely day, both adults and children alike! Terence Willey UK

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review, we couldn't ask for more! We certainly hope you will be back to see us again on your next visit! More 

Tring, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place more suited to families with younger children (our son is 9) although he did like the crazy golf and canoes. You pay once and then everything is included. The little steam train ride to the main part was good. We didn't have great weather the day we visited but think it would be better on a... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to read your son enjoyed the golf and canoes. We will pass on the comments about the floor in the cafe so this doesn't happen again. We do hope you will be back to visit us again. More 

West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very expensive for what is there, day before we had been to camel creek and children enjoyed that so much more and not much difference in price. After two hours at Lappa valley children were bored. We were also really hungry but out of two cafes only one is open and didn't have much choice and was very expensive for... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

We are sorry to read you didn't enjoy your day with us. We do offer a great day out with review upon review commenting on this. We have lots to offer with traditional family entertainment including 3 different railways, crazy golf, canoes, play areas, indoor play, picnic and paddle and nature walks. Unfortunately the day you visited we had an... More 

Oxford
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of us went and luckily quite early as the park soon got jammed pack. The Steam Trains are great and went on them a couple of times with plenty of other things to keep the children entertained. Unfortunately the Carriage café was closed due to an electrical problem so the main café was jammed solid but food was... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, it is great to read you children had a fully entertained day. Thank you for the feedback about the toilets, we will of course review the issue with hygiene immediately and we are looking at additional blocks in the future. We hope you will be back to visit us again soon. More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter's favourite day out in Cornwall. Lots to do - steam train ride into park - crazy golf, boating, play area, miniature train rides. Nice cafe but gets very busy in peak holiday time and long queues - maybe best to take a picnic.

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review - we are delighted to be your daughter's favourite day out! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in Cornwall I've been to many if not all fun parks, Lappa has got to have the most helpful friendliest staff of them all. The whole park is clear and well cared for lots of fun would highly recommend if your sensible and realise it's not a white knuckle thrill day out but a beautiful family fun day out.

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on our staff - they will be over the moon to read this! They do care and want all of our visitors to have a great day with us so it is wonderful this is recognised. We do hope you will visit us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a family day out. It was fantastic. We took our grandad with a mobility scooter. Very convenient. You have to take the steam train from the car park to get to the rest of the park and they put his scooter on for him and took it off at the other end. We have an 11... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

It is great to read what a lovely day you had with us and how helpful the staff were. We do hope you will visit us again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little place. Small but lots to do, and perfect for young children. It was lovely and hot when we went but wouldn't recommend in the rain!

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we really appreciate it. More 

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