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Heritage Steam Railway situated just off the A16 between Louth and Grimsby. Trains currently run from Ludborough to North Thoresby - the return journey takes 35 minutes. Free parking is available at Ludborough station, where there is a shop, museum...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Road, Ludborough DN36 5SQ, England
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+44 1507 363881
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My three year old was talking about “go on train “. So that was the ideal opportunity to say “right tomorrow we’ll go! (Easter Monday) Isn’t it funny, places that are local to you, and you never visit. Well this is about 3 1/2 miles...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank little1_77
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm glad you enjoyed your ride on our train and thank you for leaving such a detailed review. I'm sure this information will be very useful to others who might be thinking about visiting the LWR. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There was a greatest showman special today on the lincoln wolds railway which was the reason for our visit as our little boy is a huge fan. The staff where very friendly and involved him in their performance which was both fun and entertaining. They...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jojelly1978
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review and for your recommendation. It means a lot to all the volunteers at our railway that their efforts are appreciated - in fact, we are getting quite a reputation for our 'on train entertainment'!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this weekend for our daughter’s first train ride and The Greatest Showman for our eldest - what a fantastic and imaginative show. We had a lovely brunch, and enjoyed the engine shed, museum, model railway and play station as much as our train...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Emily N
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm glad you enjoyed the experience and thank you for your positive comments - it means a lot to everyone who volunteers at our railway. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fab day out with the kids and grandparents today - lovingly restored steam train and railway, very helpful and friendly volunteers. Kids really enjoyed the Easter egg hunt activity. Authentic and local feel to the place.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RebeccaOrmsby
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad you all enjoyed your visit to our railway and thank you for leaving feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again it was really enjoyable and entertaining. Three of us and two dogs had a smashing trip and we had to sample the lovely food in the cafe ! The sandwiches and cakes are very good ,all served with a smile and a friendly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a positive review - it means a lot to all the volunteers at the LWR!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time with my dog amazing work being done here friendly volunteers well worth a visit.Lots of different themed events throughout the year. 😊🚂

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Donna M
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review and for the recommendation to others. Hope you are able to come along to one of our other events this year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant railway .it small at the moment but its starting to head towards Louth .Staff pleasant no!!! all staff look smart tidy even the foot plate crew .some have a real laugh with themselves and passengers .made to feel welcome again .tea and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for leaving a positive review.

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Once again a very very friendly railway with all staff friendly near to busy to show you or help what ever your age .food ok .prices not to bad bit pricy on tea and coffee call it £1 job done .seen the timetable for 2019...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Evertonwon1
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review on your visit. As you say, we have ambitious plans to extend the line but we now need to raise funds to buy materials such as ballast, rail and sleepers to carry out the work. As more people come...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

As my children are massive train lovers we decided to take the Santa Train ride this year and they loved it from start to finish ... the only meltdown being when it stopped for us to get off! Very friendly staff from the gift shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving a positive review on your experience and for the recommendation to others. Hope to see you again sometime this year!

Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

We went on the Santa Special with our five grandchildren aged 10, 7, 5, 3 and 11 months and we all had a great time. The staff are all extremely helpful and worked hard to make it a fun experience. The presents received by the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Amanda M
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

Thank you for leaving such an informative review. All the volunteers at the LWR work hard to make the ride on the Santa trains an enjoyable experience and they will be delighted to know that you have gone home happy! I hope you and your...More

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Adelle S
April 21, 2019|
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Response from mmyers2019 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Adelle. Marc here....I'm guessing that's a spelling mistake and you mean shop and museum... unfortunately our shop and museum are the only 2 areas where dogs aren't permitted I'm afraid however we have plenty of... More
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ulangutan
February 17, 2019|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are permitted on the trains
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702JessicaD
April 9, 2018|
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Response from mmyers2019 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jessica. I work at the railway and can assist you with your question. Firstly we have car parking available and it's not far from the train station. We have a disabled toilet available and both platforms have... More
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