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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 2 days ago via mobile

I had a footplate ride on a steam train given to me as a birthday gift, it was brilliant.The volunteers here are fantastic, yes it’s only small and a short ride at the moment but worth every bit of it,the enthusiasm from the staff is...More

1  Thank MargaretK860
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm glad you enjoyed your birthday treat and thank you for leaving such a nice review - it means a lot to us when we know that our customers have gone home happy!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took some photos from the Halloween train and every volunteers done a great job and a fantastic night!

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

Thank you It certainly was a big success and lots of people remarked how much they enjoyed themselves.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh lord what a treat ! I didn't expect it to be as brilliant as it was , the volunteers do a fantastic job for this event,it was our first time but certainly won't be our last ! The steam train is amazing also 😊...More

1  Thank sallyrodge56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time here today. We did the 2.45 train and the three children myself and my sister in law took, absolutely loved it. We laughed so much and the kids screamed well. We all enjoyed it so much we got something to...More

1  Thank Nick A
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I glad your family enjoyed our Halloween 'experience'. It's not very often our visitors come back for more! Thank you leaving such a nice review and we look forward to seeing you again before Christmas.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a car boot sale for my first time visiting the railway and I was absolutely impressed by how the railway, the station platforms and buildings have all been well preserved to give it a “1940’s image”! The staff there are very friendly, helpful...More

Thank JakeyBoy95
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Everyone who works at the LWR is a volunteer and it means a lot to know that their efforts are appreciated by visitors like yourself. Please tell your friends about our railway and I hope you will be able...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

As my mum has moved to Louth and I visit when I can I try and come here even in mid week. Several people working I had a look around to see how things are coming along plus drove up to end of line and...More

Thank nikndel
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

That is our dream too! Thank you for leaving a review.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We visited after someone mentioning this place. We loved it. A short track of about 1.5 miles and the atmosphere and friendliness of the staff could not be bought.. these guys and girls are doing a fantastic job of keeping this railway alive and keeping...More

Thank John C
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words - it will mean a lot to our volunteers who work so hard to make sure visitors have a pleasant and memorable experience. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 year old for a Steam Train treat. It is quite wonderful - a really magical experience, and it feels like you step back in time. Beautiful train and helpful, friendly staff. We'll be visiting a lot in the future :-)

1  Thank Oli H
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

I'm delighted that you and your enjoyed your visit and thank you for leaving such a nice review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2018

I love trains (used to work for a train company and my husband still works for the railway) and our best friends had memories of visiting many heritage sites when they were younger. We had a great visit but the highlight was getting to stoke...More

1  Thank magsnags63
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to our railway and thank you for sharing your story.

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great day out will definitely return kids loved it, lovely staff and wonderful trains! Would be even more fantastic if they can raise funds to make line too further Good Luck

1  Thank mjra
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words which will be much appreciated by all our hardworking volunteers!

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Jessica D
9 April 2018|
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Response from mmyers2019 | 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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