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Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Station Road | Station Approach, Chinnor OX39 4ER, England
+44 1844 353535
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Family trip

Excellent evening out doing the Murder Mystery Ride. Unfortunately the local fire brigade had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter M
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Banbury, United Kingdom
a day to visit the railway

on a coach trip from enfield the train was very smooyh diseal to start then a steam train bought us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tony726
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london
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Station Road | Station Approach, Chinnor OX39 4ER, England
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+44 1844 353535
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"quiz night"
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"ticket office"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent evening out doing the Murder Mystery Ride. Unfortunately the local fire brigade had banned the use of a steam loco but this did not diminish the experience. Great fun - would do again, and again!

2  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

on a coach trip from enfield the train was very smooyh diseal to start then a steam train bought us back the staff were very helpful and friendly on 15 august the train will go to prince Risborough keep up the good work tony mbe

1  Thank tony726
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few months ago I booked a Steam Train journey for Sunday 22nd July for 14 members of my family to celebrate four 80th birthdays and a 70th birthday. There were 8 seniors, 4 adults and 2 two young children . The whole group were...More

1  Thank jlh867
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since booking this 3 months ago we have been looking forward to what sounded like was going to be a fun evening. It didn't disappoint. We were laughing from the moment we arrived. The volunteers, from those who sorted a problem with my initial bookkeeping...More

1  Thank Sheena B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

two boys aged 1.5 and 2.5 absolutely loved it despite not really getting up to a lot of speed, due to stopping and opening gates over roads, the boys loved being on a steam train, sitting in a tradition carriage and generally being in the...More

2  Thank MG_Madd
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We, as volunteers, all work extremely hard to provide an excellent service to all our passengers and I would like to say that the feedback we receive makes us feel it is all worth the hard work. So, thank you, traveller 03369TE, we are so...More

2  Thank 786lynne
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Murder mystery last time, could the fun be repeated on this our second outing on the train to nowhere, and once again, yes it was fantastic. My thanks go out to each and every volunteer who all worked so hard to make our evening and...More

2  Thank travellerO3369TE
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

A rather petit heritage railway, as the genre goes, but a good effort thus far and the construction of the new platform at Princes Risborough was progressing well at the time of my visit in mid-March which coincided with some rather unseasonal weather of the...More

1  Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

What a quintessentially British way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon than to take a steam train ride with a cream tea. It’s a great experience if a little short. The service is first class. The heritage railway is manned by volunteers from the train...More

1  Thank Christine180250
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went a few months ago with my 6 year old grandson. Boring. No running commentary which would have been informative. Came round with snack and drinks, more interested in selling this! If they mention it again I thought - envelopes on tables for a donation....More

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Charles C, Guest Relations Manager at Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you for your post on TripAdvisor about your visit to the railway a few months ago. We are sorry you didn't enjoy the experience you expected, and we have been looking into your comments. Regarding the cost of the trip, all visitors are entitled...More

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Colin B
8 August 2018|
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Response from busterSolihull | Reviewed this property |
No . It is open Sunday. Time 11.00, 12.15, 13,30, 15,00, 16.30 Children for a £1.00 with a paying adult. Also the same next Thursday but time 10.30, 12.00, 13.45, 15.15 Hope this may be helpful Kind Regards Neil
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islingtonscot
29 April 2017|
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Response from Charles C | Property representative |
ChinnorPete has given some excellent information (thanks Pete) and you can see more on the website or General Enquiries (Daytime 10.00-17.00) on 07979 055366 are always very helpful. Worth mentioning that the few volunteers... More
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Ted S
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Response from LINCONIAN | Reviewed this property |
Not at the moment only runs in the week in the summer months. runs on Saturday]y evenings and all day Sundays until 30th October. See website or for details of train times. Alternatively try ringing the booking office... More
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