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Great day out!

We had such a lovely day today, my children (aged 3 and 5) said it was the best day ever... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lauren W
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PURE NOSTALGIA

Visited with friend. So enjoyed our day, trip on the train was pure nostalgia for us. A wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MrsH409
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Heritage Steam Railway situated just off the A16 between Louth and Grimsby. Trains currently run from Ludborough to North Thoresby - the return journey takes 35 minutes. Free parking is available at Ludborough station, where there is a shop, museum...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Road, Ludborough DN36 5SQ, England
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+44 1507 363881
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a lovely day today, my children (aged 3 and 5) said it was the best day ever 😊 Everyone was so friendly and nice, which made the day extra special. Thank you to all the lovely staff for a great day, we...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Visited with friend. So enjoyed our day, trip on the train was pure nostalgia for us. A wonderful bunch of volunteers who are doing a fantastic job. This will not be our last visit. When you have bought your ticket you can go up and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Such a disappointment. We were on the train with our dog to be told by a rather rude, to say the least, guard we shouldn't be on the first class coaches we should be on second class because we had a dog with us. We...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 4 days ago

i visited this railway with my wife and three year old grandson on the railways teddy bears picnic,which allowed the little one to travel free on the train pulled by a real steam locomotive . the station was decorated with teddy bears sitting on the...More

Thank Harry J
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review about our railway. Its nice to know that you enjoyed your visit on Teddy Bears Day!

Reviewed 4 days ago

A traditional small railway attraction that is simple, fun, good value for money and a joy to be at. When you have tried the train, enter the buffet bar at the station and sample the delights of back to basics food at low prices. Take...More

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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review on your visit and for your recommendations!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter and we both had such a lovely time here! Such a lovely little day out! All run by volunteers who are lovely and all like to chat with you! And are very passionate about what they do! Train was awesome! Cake...More

Thank shell2905
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review on your visit to the LWR - I'm sure the volunteers will be most encouraged by your positive comments. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an excellent place. We visited having booked a footplate ride for our daughter. We arrived and staff were waiting for her providing her with a train coat to wear. She went straight into be taught what to do by two very nice young men....More

Thank Penny T
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such a positive and informative review. I'm glad you all enjoyed your visit and I'm sure our volunteers will be delighted to see your comments. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My not quite two year old has been going through a bit of a train phase, so I decided to take her to see the " proper" train and have a ride. Honestly, im not sure she was overly impressed by a " real" train....More

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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Lincoln on holiday and this was one of the first things we did. We booked the cream tea and train ride and it was fantastic. great food and drink, great staff. if you get the chance to visit please do so. you...More

Thank Janet H
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review - I'm so pleased that you had a good time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great trip on this short stretch of steam railway with a special bonus of a cream tea.The tea was lovely and the scones were fantastic. All the volunteer staff were very friendly and helpful. They looked smart and the included commentary was...More

Thank John H
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for leaving such a nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed your cream tea on the train, these are a new attraction and have proved very popular with our passengers. I will pass on your comments to all involved!

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Jessica D
9 April 2018|
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Response from mmyers2906 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jessica. I work at the railway and can assist you with your question. Firstly we have car parking available and it's not far from the train station. We have a disabled toilet available and both platforms have... More
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MrH194308
15 October 2016|
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Response from Philip E | Property representative |
If you go to the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway website/visit/running dates you will be able see the days we are open up to the end of the year
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Jimbogalaxy
11 October 2016|
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Response from Philip E | Property representative |
This is a question that is often asked, however over the past year the maintenance and improvement of the existing line has had to take priority. Once this is completed we plan to start work on an extension to the line for... More
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