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Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway

Claygate Lane | Willowbank, Thames Ditton KT7 0LE, England
+44 7931 371563
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Great experience

Lots of steam trains operated by volunteers. Bank holidays and 1st Sunday of the month. Good for... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
nahcarts
via mobile
All age groups suited

We took our grandson on the miniature railway although he was not that bothered but afterwards he... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
VickyWholrent
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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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Claygate Lane | Willowbank, Thames Ditton KT7 0LE, England
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+44 7931 371563
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Lots of steam trains operated by volunteers. Bank holidays and 1st Sunday of the month. Good for kids of all ages.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We took our grandson on the miniature railway although he was not that bothered but afterwards he could not stop talking about it and is keen to go again (he is 4years old).Its a very popular venue as it’s only available once a month and...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This is a total delight. The models are accurate and beautifully made and maintained by the club members. The rides are really fun and the atmosphere is brilliant. Good for all ages.More

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Andrew K, Director of Sales at Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit to our Railway. Our new season begins on Sunday 1st April and then on the first Sunday of every month until December plus all Bank Holiday weekend Sundays and Mondays. Don’t forget that the December date...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

Taking our children on the Santa Train here is a highlight of the run up to Christmas - for adults and children alike! The train journey is wonderful, the presents Father Christmas gives the children are always wonderful and the staff are so friendly. As...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

We visited Thames Ditton Santa 3rd time. Our kids love this adventure, they got amazing presents this year (each kid has different present and it is great!). as well as previous years too. Not cheap, according to their age.

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Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazingly well planned, executed & organised Santa Special train rides where you book a timed train & ride into Santa’s Grotyo & it’s all run by volunteers too! Notwork Fail couldn’t pull this off but you guys did, utmost respect 🤘🏼. The Grotto idea was...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Love trips here with the kids, especially the Christmas Santa ride (you have to book months in advance!)

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We organised a couple of Birthday parties for my children (6 and 8 years old) on a Sunday afternoon. Fantastic afternoon for the hosts and for the guests. It was a big party because we invited circa. 30/35 children in total and 15/20 parents. Everybody...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

It was recently my son's 3rd birthday and we decided to host a party for his little friends at The Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway. Needless to say everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable day from kids to the parents and really enjoyed riding on the...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Went to the miniature steam rail with our 4yr & 20month olds. We've been before and enjoyed the simplicity of the railway. Unfortunately, like all good things, it has become overly popular and overly expensive. We paid for multi family tickets but due to the...More

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Andrew K, Guest Relations Manager at Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Dear Murrayld Thank you for your feedback. During 2017, the railway introduced two brand new heavy duty steam engines in addition to new coach stock, all capable of carrying more passengers than ever before, so we are very disappointed to learn that your experience falls...More

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davebushnell864
July 6, 2016|
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Response from Joanna W | Reviewed this property |
They have a website if you google thames ditton miniature railway it should come up - you can see the days they are open. Its usually around bank holidays and some weekends.
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deeandkel30
May 8, 2015|
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Response from Andrew K | Property representative |
Yes, we do welcome children’s parties! The package includes early entry to the railway, advance tickets, a birthday train for those important birthday photographs, access to the Meadow and family picnic seating. Self... More
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