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Visited at a gala well worth it

Friendly staff, nice journey and attractions at either end. Well worth a day out and reasonably... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ANWPTQ
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Visit on a steam day

Visited the railway and it was a steam day, saw the steam train and were allowed on the footplate... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shazzer1a
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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff, nice journey and attractions at either end. Well worth a day out and reasonably priced

Thank ANWPTQ
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the railway and it was a steam day, saw the steam train and were allowed on the footplate in the station to see the controls and fire, went for a walk across the fields to Water Newton, food in railway cafe looked good.

Thank Shazzer1a
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just booked again for our annual event when we bring our grandchildren on the Santa Special just before Christmas - been doing this for the last 10 years with each additional child while they have been young enough to enjoy. First Class is good and very enjoyable with good people.

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had this experience as a present for my 40th Birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience from arrival we were welcomed, the volunteers were extremely pleasant and everyone was helpful and friendly. The driver Keith, was a delightful chap and had so much experience it showed. He was a great teacher. Being taught the theory of an engine and signals plus experience of driving a steam locomotive was fantastic. Highly recommend people to book this for friends and family and the photos are brilliant you receive being taken by a professional during the experience. Lastly the cafe/restraunt is great with the food very tasty and great value.

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the 10:00 train to Peterborough and had 2 hours in Peterborough before catching the train back to Wansford. Carriages and facilities lovely and clean. Trains on time . Driver even let a fellow traveller take his child onto the footplate for a selfie
Staff very helpful

Thank johnwhiteley2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful trip. All characters played their part. Great effort all round. Only issue is that the kids got extra treatment, which was cool, but the 'big kid's would have liked it too. Silly as that may sound. Fabulous evening though.

Thank gromitlfc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lovely afternoon to spend on the railway. Brought back memories of the golden age of steam. Nice to look around Wansford at our leisure

Thank Murray H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day for young and old. Started at Wansford and rose the line down to Peterborough and returned stopping at Overton station and walked to Ferry Meadows. Beautiful walk round lakes, plenty for the children to explore and play and great access for a mobility scooter. Returning to the train for the last ride home.

Thank Hayley R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a beautiful day weather wise.I took my grandchildren to NVR to see Tornado (they are Tornado Team members) and to ride the railway.Nice facility.Plenty of free car parking.I purchased rover tickets which allowed us to ride the trains all day.We had lunch in the restaurant at Wansford station.Lovely food and good value.All in all a good day out.Highly recommended.BJW259.

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently with my sister, nephew (4) and niece (18 months) and we all thought this was GREAT. It’s clearly a labour of love by the volunteer team and they’re all there to advise and answer questions. The kids loved the way you could make some of the trains go and stop. Plenty to learn but all done very nicely and not over the top. Would definitely recommend a visit for two or three hours or so. Volunteer team: keep it up. You’re doing super work.

Thank MikePflanz
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