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Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

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Superb railway in a superb park well worth so visit excellent facilities. Open carriage passenger... read more

Reviewed yesterday
West Midlands
A MUST do if close to Skegness ! !

A lovely little narrow gauge railway that all kids will love and anyone with an interest in history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris L
Lincolnshire UK
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Based on the site of the Water Leisure Park, the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has a collection of narrow gauge ( Two foot) vehicles, including Great War era open wagons and an Ambulance Van. We also have carriages from the Ashover and Sand...more
Walls Lane | Water Leisure Park, Skegness PE25 1JF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb railway in a superb park well worth so visit excellent facilities. Open carriage passenger rides excellent friendly staff

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little narrow gauge railway that all kids will love and anyone with an interest in history will really appreciate. Some of the rolling stock actually served on the front line in WW1 and shows the evidence ! ! Some came from the 'Nocton...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Where else can you entertain a family for a pound a head and come away having learned some history,seen hisjtory preserved,and contributed to the preservation of history in this area.Run by volunteers if you dont try it you have missed out.

Thank Anthea B
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Nice to see this light railway working and being maintaned .they have a new engine working built in 1914.

Thank mrclean2017
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Absolutly Brilliant run by volunteers only a very short ride but was ace the whole family really enjoyed it. Only runs a few times of the year. Situated inside Skegness Water Leisure Park.

1  Thank Carole T
Reviewed March 7, 2017

A unique collection of WW1 trench railway sotck, supported by some 1920's restored passenger carriages offering passenger rides behind diesel locomotives similar to those used in the trenches. A bonus is a recently fully-restored WW1 wagon, improved to provide an open air trip for passengers....More

3  Thank Yellowbelly999
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant ride...if you didn't know about it.it would be easily missed... doesn't run all the time so check I'm advance to see if it's running...but it pases an half an hour on..and on a nice sunny day very pleasant

3  Thank idamay
Reviewed August 14, 2016

My first visit with my brother in Skegness Water Leisure Park where the LCLR is. The line is not very long but for £1 is more fun than what you think. The people are friendly one of volunteer man ask us "are you interest to...More

4  Thank Fabiano V
baldopeter, Volunteer at Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Running days on Saturdays and Wednesdays and Saturdays up to the bank holiday. Classic Wheels Show, cars, bikes, helicopter, and the railway open on September 18th.

Reviewed June 12, 2016

Skegness (or more correctly Ingoldmells) isn't the place that you'd expect to find a narrow gauge railway, but the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway should not be dismissed. It may not have the long history of the Welsh narrow gauge railways, nor the mystique of the...More

2  Thank Ken C
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Wonderful collection of WW1 railway rolling stock. Aswell as historic narrow gauge rolling stock and locomotives.

Thank 303paul375
baldopeter, Manager at Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Thank you for your interest. We will be running this year on June 11/12, our Gala on July 16th, Saturdays 23rd July to September 3rd, Wednesdays August 10, 17, and 24th, and Bank Holiday Sunday 28th. We hope to see you again this year.

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Stuart C
May 24, 2018|
Response from baldopeter | Property representative |
Please see our website, 3w's lclr co uk or Facebook page. On Sunday we plan to run all available stock and locos at some time, including Jurassic. Ashover No1, the Sandhutton and Nocton coaches will not be running, but... More
June 6, 2016|
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Response from baldopeter | Property representative |
Dear Cara, Well behaved dogs are welcome on our trains. A long time ago we even used to have 'Dog Tickets', now sought after by collecters, but this year dogs go free with fare paying passengers, but no ticket for your dog !
Sharon S
January 27, 2016|
Response from baldopeter | Property representative |
The first trains will run on June 11th & 12th for the Caravan Show. The fare remains £1 for all classes.