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Address: Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, Helston TR13 0RY, England
Phone Number: +44 1736 752036
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Thu 10:30 - 16:00

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An up and coming tourist railway

This railway is steadily making progress to restore a significant section of the old Helston branch, which has been closed for over 50 years. There is much enthusiasm, and you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This railway is steadily making progress to restore a significant section of the old Helston branch, which has been closed for over 50 years. There is much enthusiasm, and you could see that the kids on half term were having a good time. At £7 (adult) for a two mile trip it may seem expensive, but I enjoyed the general... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a great little trip out. The stretch of track the train goes along is not long (yet) but it's good fun. My 5 year old got to wave the flags and apply the brake too, and they are hoping to extend the track and rebuild some of the trainstop buildings. Had some lovely bacon butties in the cafe... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this heritage railway for the first time and had a really enjoyable time. The volunteers were helpful and very friendly which contributed to the success of our visit. We had a snack in the buffet which was very nice and then a short ride on the train. Judging by the smiles and laughter of the other visitors and children... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My first real visit to this railway was a few weeks back as a New Volunteer, I can only say that this new up and coming Heritage Railway has got some of the most Enthusiastic, Hard Working, Kind People you will find at any railway. They may not have a 16 mile railway, but what they have is what other... More 

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Thank Christopher F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here as we got a bit lost! The entrance is through a farm but don't let that put you off. The Helton railway is good place to visit. They've only got a small section of track completed and the ride on the train is about 10 minutes each way. Which for us with two small children was just about... More 

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Thank Stuart H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

So pleased we found this. Only a short visit as not much there apart from the railway and the journey is about 20 mins. It is a fantastic journey though on the breaker car and the staff are all really friendly. Recommend it if you are in the area with an hr to spare.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

only found out about this place through a flyer .Two things I still have the same enthusiasm about since I was a boy is trains and England cricket. What this team of volunteers have done is nothing short of remarkable given they started in 2005, some 40 years after most heritage railways. The staff are fantastic and make a fuss... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my family loved it here. The little buffet car was amazing for a bite to eat , everyone is so friendly and the train ride itself is just lovely with great views across the Cornish countryside . The passion of the volunteers really shows here too they do a brilliant job !

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Not heard of this railway previously so made a point of visiting. Started visit in the buffet coach with bacon roll and coffee. Excellent! Then looked at shop and some nice souvenirs not over priced. Did add to my collection of caps with good Helston railway one. The ride was fairly basic but clear idea of what lies ahead. All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We took out 4 and 2 year old as had read reviews that this was a good pace for a rainy day in Cornwall. It lived up to the promise but I think that the views across the area would have been spectacular on a clear day, which unfortunately we didn't get to see due to mist. The buffet bar... More 

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