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Sherwood Forest Railway

150 reviews
Mansfield, United Kingdom
About Sherwood Forest Railway
Sherwood Forest Railway is a real steam railway in miniature with 6 locomotives 12 coaches, signals, level crossings, and tunnel all perfectly recreated in miniature which kids love to experience. To make the day even more memorable we also offer free of charge an adventure play area, under 5,s play area, picnic area and offer drinks and refreshments at very reasonable prices.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience was a birthday gift and it was superb! The owner was incredibly helpful and gave me a couple of extra rides as it was very quiet. He gave me the history to the railway and lots of tips on driving. It was a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KasOnTheMove
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place for young kids and a fantastic driving experience for parents and grandparents! Great for a short visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Janice G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had this experience given to him as a present and what a lovely day we had. It was very easy to find and parking was plentiful and free. We booked in and were offered a complimentary drink. Tony’s instructor was Bob and he...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank LindsayS609
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandchildren bought me an experience to drive the steam train, what a wonderful day, greeted by very friendly and well organised staff who looked after us magnificently. The engine driving and hospitality was first class and the staff so good it all contributed to an...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, thoroughly enjoyed our trip to this little railway. I had a steam engine driving experience led by Bob and it was fantastic. It was great to take the controls, pulling the passengers along the little track. Bob was very knowledgeable and helpful and it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank pamchris2018
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Andy, Andrew and myself visited the railway recently on a Saturday morning. Not one of us is under 50 years old and we thoroughly enjoyed our excursion on this delightful privately owned miniature railway which was about to be extended. You don't need kids to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dik-mad-dog
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We enjoyed a couple of hours fun with our children here in the afternoon. The train is only a short ride at £2 each but the rest of the play area is free to use. A bouncey castle, zip wire, and various play ground equipment...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank moiraeve
Reviewed May 1, 2019

My wife bought me a train driving experience here for my birthday. Everything from booking the experience through to tuition and driving was easy. I had a great time and the staff were really friendly. I highly recommend the driving experience. If you are planning...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Robert F
Reviewed April 26, 2019

Busy little narrow gauge. Lots for children and driver experience for the adults. They are extending the length which is good as its a bit of a short track. I enjoyed the driving which was a present. Learned about steam Locos from friendly instructor who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank blackbottle57
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Great little place for a visit on our way past towards the end of our day out in the area. Staff all friendly and the play areas and bouncy castle were great for our 3 and 4 year old boys Great little train ride with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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April 27, 2018|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
No more than 10 minutes, but the little 3 year old loved it, and there are 3 play parks on the site all free to use, you only pay for the train ride and any refreshments you may wish to purchase. we were there for about 3... More
November 6, 2017|
Response from MazSuffolk | Reviewed this property |
Hi we didn't do a driving experience but think best is to contact direct by phone or thro web site. Hope you have fun!
March 12, 2015|
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Response from Tim B |
Yeah, the times stated are correct. I went on Friday.