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West Lancashire Light Railway

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Station Road | Hesketh Bank, Preston PR4 6SP, England
+44 1772 815881
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

come on down and have a steam filled adventure with all of the family at west Lancashire light railway the only light railway in Lancashire i strongly recommend that you come on down with your family and enjoy.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 25 September 2018

we visited here and had a very enjoyable hour. The railway track is only a short distance and only takes about 10 minutes to travel it. You can however travel as many times as you like on your ticket. The staff are delightful and obviously...More

2  Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Please go with an open mind. It's only a little place staffed by volunteers. Buy a ticket for unlimited rides on the little steam train. My 4 year old grandson loved it. Summer Gala, so a bouncy castle, little fair ride for the little ones....More

1  Thank scouse_mouse_2000uk
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We called in for only 15 minutes to see what was going on. It was "Strawberry Festival" and the place was busy with young and old enjoying the beautiful day. We were warmly welcomed and peeped into the shed and saw the little train full...More

1  Thank June B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit in Hesketh Bank. The station and setup is really quaint, and the railway has an insightful and inspiring history behind it.

1  Thank alexanderlexijones
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Visited as part of a private party with sole use of the railway for the day. The volunteers were more than welcoming gave us full access to the site and there collect of locomotives. The main running line was approx. 1/4 mile in length which...More

3  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went on 17.12.17. There were 4 adults and 2 children age 6 and 16 months old. We stood in a queue then were separated from sitting together as people decided not to put their children on their knees but to let them take up a...More

3  Thank shelley k
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited today for their open weekend, first visit in the last four years. Well worth the visit, and got a decent pint for £3.00 cannot be bad!!!

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A small but perfectly formed attraction, the steam engines are beautiful. We spent a couple of hours looking at the engines and a Meccano railway display in one of the sheds. The only disappointment of the visit was the train ride, others have commented on...More

1  Thank DietofNuts
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A relatively small (in all senses) railway hidden away in a Lancashire village. A nice day out for a big kid.

1  Thank AJBlews
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