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Great Afternoon Out with Young Children

Our grand children of 3 and 4 absolutely loved the Abbeydale Miniature Railway with its ride on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Great place for young kids

We took our two kids (1.5 and 3.5) out to the Teddy Bear's Picnic recently. They had an absolutely... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
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A miniature railway operated by the Sheffield & District Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Ltd which opens to the public from March to October.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S17 3LB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grand children of 3 and 4 absolutely loved the Abbeydale Miniature Railway with its ride on steam trains, as well as 2 different railway tracks to ride on, there is a nice picnic area if the weather is good and some train displays. It...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

We took our two kids (1.5 and 3.5) out to the Teddy Bear's Picnic recently. They had an absolutely brilliant time. Rides on the train are £1.50 each but there's no entrance free, so it is a nice affordable day out. The place is immaculately...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

An Excellent afternoon out for young kids. My 3 year old son loved it! It was a gala day so probably more going on, but at least 5 or more miniture trains to ride on, plus a smaller scale model to look at, free entrance...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

This was our second visit to this place on a boiling hot day which meant it was very busy. It is 1.50 per person per ride which is a little pricy compared to other places we have visited. There are no multi ride tickets available....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Barry H
Reviewed May 2, 2019

This place is lovingly run by volunteers and it shows. So much effort and love have gone into the engines, the track and the bridges and signal boxes. The woodland setting is lovely, the prices are more than reasonable and there are two different tracks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Having visited last September and had a lovely time, we decided to call in today and sample the trains (and the refreshments). We parked at Dore and Totley station, which has plenty of space on a Sunday, and is free too, it is only a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Mick S, Manager at Abbeydale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to you visiting us again.

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Loved by all im sure adults and kids! My children loved this place me included. Who doesn't love a little ride on a little train great fun and to see your kids smile is always worth top marks.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We had meant to visit this place for a long time. Probably came on one of the busiest days of the year as the car park was ram packed. They have 2 different gauges of trains to go for a ride on. Various steam and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry H
Mick S, Public Relations Manager at Abbeydale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. We are sorry that you thought our fares at £1.50 were expensive, but we feel that they represents great value for money. Any miniature railway that charges less than us for a ride will probably be in a public...More

Reviewed January 8, 2018

Tiny steam railway in the woods, place to picnic and rest and just watch. Created by rail enthusiasts, and engineers, its is run by the Sheffield and District Society for Model Experimental Engineers. This attraction is not open every weekend, but with (when we went)...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 126iana
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is a well run great day out for kids. Been numerous times. Kids love riding on all trains. Very nice setting. Good parking. Easy to get to. Kids love it. Can take picnics. Definitely worth a visit. Adults enjoyed it too!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Peggy C
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Response from Barry H | Reviewed this property |
It is 1 pound per ride for tickets. No multi ride tickets. Open on Sundays.