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“Our little girl LOVES the train!”

South Downs Light Railway
Reviewed July 6, 2014

The steam train and station is very very sweet, all children get to choose a teddy to accompany them on the ride, it's £1.50 per adult and £1.00 for children over 2. The little station is beautiful. Nice garden centre and lovely large cafe. Would definitely recommend! X

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband has been a railway enthusiast for years and i must admit I've caught the bug too when steam train are involved so I was delighted to visit the Bluebell Line on a recent visit to Puborough. After enjoying a light lunch in the cafe bar we visited the Museum and spent ages admiring the magnificent engines in the large shed. Getting up close you begin the realise just how big and powerful they are and why they are still the inspiration for so many artists, writer and film makers.Then it was time to welcome back the latest monster steaming slowly alongside the platform.( We didn't have time to go on a trip ourselves.) Since it was term time visitors consisted mainly of elderly people or those with babies and toddlers but it was good to see a group of people, some with dementia, assisted by carers who had brought them for food and an afternoon with a difference.. Two were in wheelchairs but there was no problem wheeling them across the railway line to get maximum benefit from the site and I'm sure the sunshine and their experiences gave them as much pleasure as it did us!

2  Thank welshdragon63
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Great to have the chance to ride a miniature steam train at reasonable cost. Excellent value and fun for 'children' of all ages. Lots of car parking at the adjacent garden centre which offers good food in clean and pleasant surroundings. Ordering of food was a bit slow due to insufficient staffing, but the food was delivered to table quickly once ordered, was freshly cooked and delicious. Well worth visiting the railway and well-stocked Garden Centre when in Pulborough.

2  Thank wallyfrith
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Visited with my family, we had lunch in the garden centre's cafe. Very friendly volunteer staff. It was enjoyed by everyone.

3  Thank Peter J
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Reviewed October 30, 2013

Excellent Steam Trains running in a well-built Southern Railway environment around a Garden Centre. A long run with loops and a big cutting. Friendly staff and quite a cheap ride. Very good for children. Children are encouraged to take a Teddy Bear (from their large range) on the trip with them.

1  Thank TonyPearce
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