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Middleton Railway

The Station | Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2JQ, England
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Lovely small train base attraction

We visited here for the first time the other week as they had a Steampunk fair there too. Can't... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
domo_leeds
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Unassuming Trip into History

A short trip into history, take a ride on the first railway established by Act of Parliament. One... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Realist49
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“santa train” (8 reviews)
“mince pies” (8 reviews)
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The Station | Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2JQ, England
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"nice trip"
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"worth a visit"
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"great attraction"
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We visited here for the first time the other week as they had a Steampunk fair there too. Can't believe have never been there before. Its a small venue but nice. There are things to see in a small museum type place - that's where...More

2  Thank domo_leeds
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

A short trip into history, take a ride on the first railway established by Act of Parliament. One of the first preserved steam railways features Steam Train rides, A museum and Snack Bar and Woodland Walks in the nearby Middleton Woods and observe early Coal...More

2  Thank Realist49
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We arrived for a Diesel Special Day. The weather was raining,still it's UK Summer. I noticed a steam engine,smoking away,but it was in an area 'closed to the public' A member of staff noticed my daughter and I,and asked if we'd like a closer look,what...More

2  Thank Broughton1
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I have previously reviewed The Middleton Railway, but my recent visit compels me to write again - after driving a steam engine! For a mere five pounds sterling I was allowed to drive the Leeds built 0-6-0 saddletank Sir Berkeley, a Victorian locomotive of 19...More

4  Thank Frank G
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went with my sister and her grandson and had a wonderful 3 hours in the museum and in the train ride. Definitely somewhere I'd go again. Something for all age groups.

1  Thank Trisha H
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

This is a small heritage railway with a small collection of locomotives the staff were friendly and they have a small tea room . We had a ride on a train up and down the line a couple of times and even tho it was...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

For a fiver I had a return trip , an informative mining heritage walk around Middleton Park and picked up some real bargains in the shop ,a model loco, couple of video's and dvd's. . All the staff were really friendly too. It is a...More

1  Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

CHOOOO CHOOOO, don your engineers caps and get ready for the best railway experience this side of the orient express.Me and Margaret (my wife) are used to the finer things in life, Porsches, luxury properties etc but this place still managed to hold our attention....More

2  Thank The-Lou-Bega-Boys
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Was an interesting change, not the sort of thing i would normally do. Best to go on a sunny nice weather day.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a great little railway were children can enjoy a ride on the steam train and get of at the woods.

2  Thank Stacey J
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lisawilkinson60
25 April 2017|
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Response from richardandkids | Reviewed this property |
There is a small car park and it's free. Anytime you should be fine to fit in there except for the santa train times in December.
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Charles B
5 April 2016|
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Response from Robert T |
It is open from the end of March till New years day, then it is closed for winter maintenance. Although it December it runs Santa Specials.
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