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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

We visited in Aug 16 wtih my 2 year old son. At first sight when we arrived we didn't think we would be there long. How wrong could we be. All day until it closed, we were there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nic S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

We visited in Aug 16 wtih my 2 year old son. At first sight when we arrived we didn't think we would be there long. How wrong could we be. All day until it closed, we were there & loved every minute. would like to go back at xmas but flights & rooms are causing probs. If your kids like... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i am disabled and use a wheelchair, saying that , from arriving and booking a ticket to ride the train, the driver had sorted out the carriage for my wheelchair, he helped me on and off, very polite, the park had lots for children and adults to do from boating, cafes, playgrounds, crazy golf and more. Would recommend it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a weekday just after the school holiday season when the LVSR was quite a bit quieter than it would have been only a couple of weeks before, and we had a fabulous time. Our nearly-3yr old enjoyed himself immensely and was in tears when we had to leave at the end of the day. There were plenty... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review! The staff, particularly Arron and Keith will be so pleased to read your kind words. All of our staff take great pride in their job and it wonderful to see it reflected in your review. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back when you are next in the area! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Lappa Valley today with my 2 year old son and my parents for a fun family day out whilst on holiday in Newquay. My little boy LOVES trains so this looked to be a good day out with lots to do. But it surpassed what I imagined and more! There is a steam train ride to the rest... More 

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

Thank you for the fantastic review - we are always aiming to surpass expectations and it is a pleasure to read we did! We look forward to welcoming you back again next year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic day out despite the rain. Felt like good value as lots to do and all included in the price. Nice pasty and cream tea in the old train carriage and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our train mad 3yr old loved it and sure we will be back.

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

Thank you for the lovely review, we certainly look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

having just taken out my grandson for his fifth birthday to lappa valley steam railway for the day, i felt i needed to say thank you to the people there and the best way is with a review. it was not the best weather but it did stay dry till 4pm so we were lucky as it is a day... More 

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

Thank you for the lovely review, we really do appreciate it - it's great to read about our smiley friendly staff. It is a pleasure to read what a wonderful visit your grandson had on his fifth birthday and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my 7 year old and he had a fab day. Everything is included in the price, including kayaking and crazy golf. Will defo be back :-)

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

Thank you for the fantastic review and the comment on the all inclusive price. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter loved her day out at Lappa Valley. She had alot of fun on the train rides. Then it came to lunchtime. I have never seen a grey Cornish pasty so dry it could barely be eaten and can only be described as a badly reheated guinsters pasty (as if they need ruining more) great day out just bring... More 

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

It is great to read that your daughter loved her day out at Lappa Valley Steam Railway and enjoyed all of the train rides we have to offer. I am sorry you did not have a great experience in our Cafe, I will of course be following this up. We only serve Proper Cornish pasties which we have always found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I took our little girl here. It's a great place to spend half a day, definitely geared towards toddlers. Nice little cafe and food with lots to keep the little ones occupied. Would recommend.

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

Thank you for the lovely review, great to read what a lovely day you spent with us, we do hope you will be back to see us again soon! More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with my young grandchild and had a fabulous time. This really is great value for money and could easily charge more. The initial steam train journey to the main area was great fun. Played mini golf, went canoeing and went on other trains. A really nice day out was had by all. Highly recommend it.

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

What a fantastic review - thank you. It is a great pleasure to read you found our attraction great value for money and what a great day you had with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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