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The Society operates a miniature railway in Abbotsfield Park since 1948 at Chassen Road, Flixton, in the Borough of Trafford, Manchester. We run every Sunday throughout the year except Christmas Day. And some Banh Holidays. Weather permitting. The...more
We go to this park on a regular basis, the play ground area is really good. There is a toddler section and another part for older kids. There is plenty is space to run around and there are lots of dog walkers there too. There...More
We have visited numerous times over the years. The people are so enthusiastic. They obviously love showing off the trains and the very small cost of riding the trains is quite unbelievable. We have normally given a donation when we have been.
An enjoyable time with the family playing and a picnic in the park with the added bonus of a ride round then park on a steam train which was real value for money 30p per person.
The people who run it were very friendly and...More
Combined with a warm sunny afternoon this was a great afternoon out. There were five steam engines and a diesel running, at 30p a ride we had ago on all of them.
There are two play areas and a big field to play in if...More
We had been meaning to come to this place for over a year.The only negative I can say about this place is that parking can be difficult as you have to find street parking.
The railway does a large loop around the park, most of...More
Very good initiative to entertain kids and grown ups!
Very fair price, we gave a little more as an encouragement to keep it up, as similar things should be replicated more often to bring the local community together outdoor.
It might be a small thing,...More
Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Urmston & District Model Engineering Society, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018
Dear AlyRyoga, Thank you for taking the time to leave comments. We value all the support and appreciation from the community and visitors to our club in Abbotsfield Park. We look forward to seeing your all again soon. Don't forget we will be running Easter...More
Visited with grandchildren on a sparkly, frosty sunday morning. Whole experience of tidy clean park includng play area was a joy. Staff on miniature steam train were so friendly and a volunteer party were sweeping up leaves as we left. Sight of enthusiasts with their...More