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West Lancashire Light Railway

Station Road | Hesketh Bank, Preston PR4 6SP, England
+44 1772 815881
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Hidden Gem

Please go with an open mind. It's only a little place staffed by volunteers. Buy a ticket for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
scouse_mouse_2000uk
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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What a little treasure

We called in for only 15 minutes to see what was going on. It was "Strawberry Festival" and the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
June B
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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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Station Road | Hesketh Bank, Preston PR4 6SP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please go with an open mind. It's only a little place staffed by volunteers. Buy a ticket for unlimited rides on the little steam train. My 4 year old grandson loved it. Summer Gala, so a bouncy castle, little fair ride for the little ones....More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We called in for only 15 minutes to see what was going on. It was "Strawberry Festival" and the place was busy with young and old enjoying the beautiful day. We were warmly welcomed and peeped into the shed and saw the little train full...More

Thank June B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit in Hesketh Bank. The station and setup is really quaint, and the railway has an insightful and inspiring history behind it.

Thank Alexander J
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Visited as part of a private party with sole use of the railway for the day. The volunteers were more than welcoming gave us full access to the site and there collect of locomotives. The main running line was approx. 1/4 mile in length which...More

2  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went on 17.12.17. There were 4 adults and 2 children age 6 and 16 months old. We stood in a queue then were separated from sitting together as people decided not to put their children on their knees but to let them take up a...More

2  Thank shelley k
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited today for their open weekend, first visit in the last four years. Well worth the visit, and got a decent pint for £3.00 cannot be bad!!!

Thank Geoff C
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A small but perfectly formed attraction, the steam engines are beautiful. We spent a couple of hours looking at the engines and a Meccano railway display in one of the sheds. The only disappointment of the visit was the train ride, others have commented on...More

1  Thank DietofNuts
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

A relatively small (in all senses) railway hidden away in a Lancashire village. A nice day out for a big kid.

1  Thank AJBlews
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going here since being little myself. It has become a bit of a tradition as we now come here with with my daughter and she loves it. Its not big or fancy but everyone is lovely very traditional Christmas Day out x

1  Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and surely not our last lovely railway run by volunteers who obviously love what that do . Made to feel special from minute we arrived and staff couldn't do more for us. Maybe not the biggest railway but one with a big...More

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