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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
+44 1872 510317
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Lovely day out

I recently visited lappa while on holiday with my 4 children aged between 2 and 9 and they all had... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Topsy86
via mobile
Reasonable if you are looking for more than trains

If you like trains then this may be money well spent, if you are looking for something a bit more... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Kyle H
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OPEN DAILY FROM 9:30AM! Enjoy a day of family friendly fun all included in one ticket. Dog's welcome and under 3's are FREE! Everyone loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway offers three different railways experiences, with over three miles of track! Your journey begins with the mile-long trip, from Benny Halt Station, on a miniature steam locomotive taking you through the picturesque wooded valley to East Wheal Rose. Here you will find more railways, a fabulous wooded valley to explore with a boating lake, a path maze, crazy golf, play area, plus delicious food in the Whistle Stop Cafe and a gift shop packed with everything about trains and more. Lappa Valley is the ideal day out for a family, loads for the children to do all day and plenty to entertain mums, dads and grandparents too!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“boating lake” (121 reviews)
“crazy golf” (304 reviews)
“main area” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
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+44 1872 510317

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I recently visited lappa while on holiday with my 4 children aged between 2 and 9 and they all had a great day out!!. My train mad 4 year old son loves being able to ride on the trains several times his favourite being the...More

Thank Topsy86
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for the review. It is great to read what a brilliant day you had with us. We do hope you made the most of our discount returns and will be back to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

If you like trains then this may be money well spent, if you are looking for something a bit more diverse then this may be a bit disappointing. The Crazy-Golf was quite a let down, if you really enjoy Crazy-Golf then this could be annoying....More

Thank Kyle H
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for leaving us a review. We are a train based attraction but feel we have a great deal more to offer visitors on their day out with us. I will pass you feedback on about the queues, as we want all our visitors...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Visited Lappa on a very busy day with a fellow mummy friend and our 20 month olds. We live in Cornwall and both have boys that love trains so went along to check it out. We absolutely loved it and stayed nearly all day. It...More

Thank funkichica
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for the fantastic review! It is great to read you have bought annual passes and will be back to see us again! Our owner loves meeting our visitors and revealing all of the exciting plans he has for the place. We look forward...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was a great find, thanks to trip advisor, when we were looking for something different to do while staying in Newquay – there is only so many sandcastles you can build in one week. While I give this 5 stars this is not something...More

Thank Duncan R
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for leaving such a detailed review, it is really helpful for other visitors and great to know that you enjoyed a wonderful day with us.

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lots to offer trains ride, crazy golf, play areas indoors/outdoors, canoe, pedals car (under 5) and toddlers path maze. Our sons are 10 and 7 yrs although they had a great time it's more for younger children 2-8 yrs old. For a family of 4...More

Thank BBBB25
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for your great review, it is great to read what a wonderful day the whole family had with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited this attraction 3 times, once as a small child in around 1984, and twice in recent years with my own kids. The most recent holiday was arranged around this single attraction. Firstly we must admit that the oldest boy has been inured...More

Thank Chris E
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you for the great review, we love reading that you visited yourself as a child and are now returning with your own children. We certainly look forward to welcoming you and your family back again very soon!

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Do not leave Cornwall without a visit ...this is a lovely location and they are continuing to develop more for the children's enjoyment... We have visited on numerous occasions and never failed to have a lovely day, both adults and children alike! Terence Willey UK

Thank terencewilley
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you for the fantastic review, we couldn't ask for more! We certainly hope you will be back to see us again on your next visit!

Reviewed 20 August 2016

We found this place more suited to families with younger children (our son is 9) although he did like the crazy golf and canoes. You pay once and then everything is included. The little steam train ride to the main part was good. We didn't...More

Thank Sandie67
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad to read your son enjoyed the golf and canoes. We will pass on the comments about the floor in the cafe so this doesn't happen again. We do hope you will...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Lived in Cornwall for 7 years and had never been, had such a great time with our 4yr old grandson that I'm sure we will visit again this year, little bit difficult to find down the Cornish lanes but once parked up the steam train...More

Thank Si B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very expensive for what is there, day before we had been to camel creek and children enjoyed that so much more and not much difference in price. After two hours at Lappa valley children were bored. We were also really hungry but out of two...More

Thank Kat O
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

We are sorry to read you didn't enjoy your day with us. We do offer a great day out with review upon review commenting on this. We have lots to offer with traditional family entertainment including 3 different railways, crazy golf, canoes, play areas, indoor...More

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syed h
27 July 2017|
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Please visit the Lappa Valley website for the latest ticket prices and train times.
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shar0nallan
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Response from Aivele | Reviewed this property |
I think your daughter might get bored, there's not much to see for a girl that age, my 3 y old son is train mad, if he wasn't into trains we wouldn't even take him there.
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