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Went for a Train ride and afternoon tea

Great little train journey that takes 25 Minutes each way. There is a tea room at both ends of the... read more

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763rcb
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Bacup, United Kingdom
Day out with Thomas

Went for the "day out with Thomas" experience and had a wonderful time. Face painting, bouncy... read more

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pinktiggers
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Yorkshire, UK
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Travel behind Hawk, Owl, Fox, Badger, Jay, Katie or Sian, our friendly little engines here at the home of Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains. Climb aboard for a scenic journey along our 15” narrow-gauge railway, through the beautiful South...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Great little train journey that takes 25 Minutes each way. There is a tea room at both ends of the ride. We had the afternoon tea which was very good and there was so much food we had to take some of the cakes home....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for the "day out with Thomas" experience and had a wonderful time. Face painting, bouncy castles, a wonderful playground, donkey rides, and character entertainment before you even get the lovely train to the next station. There they had a bbq, café, outside games, another...More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks v much for taking the time to write us a review and for coming along to our recent Day Out with Thomas! We are so pleased that you and your little one had an amazing time and we look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous little find. I had 2 young ones and a teenager with me and we all enjoyed our time there. Will defintely go again.

Thank fovantmum
KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful comments! We're thrilled you all had a fab time with us and we'll certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Erin @ KLR

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Three adults and one toddler visited the Kirklees Light Railway: I had been bought a Steam Train Driver Experience, this included tuition and 1 hr driving one of the 15" gauge trains. I can wholeheartedly recommend this outing. The railway track is set in beautiful...More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and very kind words! It's a real pleasure to hear just how much you enjoyed your Driver Experience Course and that the rest of the family also had a great day out. Our staff and volunteers truly...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited this attraction with my two young grandchildren on a Wednesday (Blue Timetable operating). We had an amazing day out. We bought all day rover tickets, and did two trips each way, using the play parks at each end, the one at Clayton West was...More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you SO much for your amazing review, Derek! It really is such a pleasure to hear what a wonderful day you and the kiddies had at the railway. I will ensure your feedback is given to our staff and - most importantly - our...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day out. Princess and knight event on so lots of activities linked to that. Good price for family. Train ride was great, some gorgeous views. Ate in the cafe, food was lovely.More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your day at the railway and that the Knights & Princesses activities were a hit too! Thank you for choosing to visit us and we hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We took our four year old grandson on the KLR and had a great time. the trains are fun, especially the steam ones, the new playground is brilliant, and all the staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth it.

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you very much for this wonderful review! It's fabulous to hear that both you and your grandson had a great time during your visit and I hope we'll be welcoming you back for another adventure in the future. Best wishes, Erin @ KLR

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We came to the kinghts and princess weekend, and much fun was had by all. It was obvious that lots of thought had gone into keeping the little ones entertained; face painting, archery, donkey rides and jousting were all big hits! All the volunteers were...More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hello and thank you so much for your wonderful review! It's such a pleasure to hear the whole family had a grand day out at our Knights & Princesses Weekend, with a little something for everyone. We do try to be more than 'just a...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is such a lovely place with a train ride to Shelley and a new kids playground makes for a nice family day out. Defiantly woth a visitMore

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi there and thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review! We are thrilled to hear you love the train ride and the new playground at Clayton West and we look forward to seeing you again soon at the railway! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place to take our little 19 month old train enthusiast. Lovely journey on a mini stream train with a choice of open or closed carriages, and an immaculate play area with slides, swings etc. A day ticket allows you to go back and...More

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KirkleesLightRailway, Marketing Assistant at Kirklees Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of the railway! It is a real pleasure to hear that you and your little enthusiast had a thoroughly enjoyable day out. Kind words such as yours really do make a difference!...More

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Margaret E
17 February 2017|
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Response from Kirklees L | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. We have been closed since Christmas and I'm afraid we're not open today (17th February). Our first day of opening this Year is 18th February (tomorrow). We are open now for the weekends and... More
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Smileitsjustareview
11 September 2015|
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Response from Kirklees L | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the Thomas characters only appear at the railway on our Day Out With Thomas event days. We still operate steam trains on our other operating days, however these aren't dressed as the Thomas characters.
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dswdenise
23 August 2015|
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Response from Kirklees L | Property representative |
You can email us directly at info@kirkleeslightrailway . com
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