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Leighton Buzzard Railway

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Address: Pages Park Station Billington Road | Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TG, England
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Quite expensive but interesting for children train was fun with lots to see on way guide gave interesting facts

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited years ago when our children were little, today we took our 7 year old Grand-daughter. It's Easter weekend so there was a huge Easter Bunny giving chocolate eggs to the children who found the 'Golden tickets' when they explored the Works on their train ride. We remembered the fun of the ride years ago, but today there are... More 

Thank GillK26
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great deal of hard work must go into running this small railway. The staff are friendly and helpful and although we are not train enthusiasts, we found it very interesting and the journey is quaint. There were lots of children on the egg hunt and searching for the chocs was obviously great fun. The Easter bunny made an appearance... More 

Thank jackie f
Bedford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This excellent visit was as a birthday treat for our 4 year old grandson. We visited as a party of parents, grandchildren, and two children of 4 and 6. Both children really enjoyed the trip on the train, especially each time guards had to get out to stop the road traffic. There are excellent leaflets with things to interest children... More 

Thank Traveller444_13
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite expensive but interesting for children train was fun with lots to see on way guide gave interesting facts

Thank jdm333440
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a trip on this for the special music event that was on last week with the wife and children – we had a great time! There's a little booklet for the kids to keep them occupied, a trail at one end and a great little gift shop at the other. On arrival back there was some music for the... More 

Thank Michael S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Took a trip towards the end of last year. Mixture of steam and other locos, with lots to see. Sadly the first part of the journey goes through housing estates which have built up alongside the railway, but once you're past that the scenery improves. At one end of the line there's a great little craft shop (we may have... More 

Thank Jason M
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this attraction two years ago when, overall, it was more enjoyable. In my view this year the standard was poor. On our last visit, Father Christmas and his elves came on the train, which made the journey more interesting for the young ones. Also there were more activities for the children. This year the train journey was shorter... More 

1 Thank MicD30
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Choose the santa express and found it very disappointing and poor value. Train ride was approx 20 mins return making even my 3 year old ask 'was that all'. A slow journey stopping well before the usual end of the line with nothing to look at apart from people's back gardens. This was followed by 30 mins queue in the... More 

Thank B00boo
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A pre Christmas visit with two small children to enjoy the Santa Special. Great fun, good for younger children (not too big). Trip about 30 mins, again just right for little ones. Mice pie and punch for adults and a visit to Santa for the kids.

Thank Jon R
Loughton, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

On the day we visited there were a few steam engines out. We had a return trip down the line on Elf. The engine shed was interesting and the guide had lots of interesting information regarding the engines. This is worth a visit on the event days so you can see plenty of engines.

Thank Kim_Pete7049

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