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Outstanding!!

Taking the steam train from Douglas to Castletown with our three kids under ten is a regular... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
krasnayadom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Lovely steam train with friendly staff and the finest stations

Really enjoyed the fantastic steam train ride with lovely views. But the station at Castletown and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Molana123
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Taking the steam train from Douglas to Castletown with our three kids under ten is a regular favourite for us. We take a picnic and spend a few hours in the park just down the steps from the station. The station itself is a real...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank krasnayadom
Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments which we'll be sure to pass onto all the staff and volunteers concerned; we are all very proud of the station and comments like yours make it all the more worthwhile. Thanks again!

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Really enjoyed the fantastic steam train ride with lovely views. But the station at Castletown and its museum like waiting room was splendid.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Molana123
Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback, it's always a delight to hear that the work of our volunteer group is appreciated by our visitors! We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is a lovely station to visit and look around .Just a great part of the lovely I.O.M steam railway.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank paul17_uk
Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thanks for your feedback, the volunteer Friends Of... group take great pride in the station working in cooperation with the railway staff. So glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

The whole steam train system is a must and Castletown Station preserves the heritage to a tee although it is actually a working station. Lots of exhibits about days gone bye.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks for your feedback, we're all really proud of the work done 9n the station with the paid staff working closely in association with the voluntary group dedicated to the site, delighted you enjoyed your visit and looking forward to welcoming you again

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

On dining train, Sunday lunch. This is where we change direction and head back to Douglas. Had starter and main. Desert next. Takes about 3 hours. Station is pretty.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for the feedback, always a pleasure to hear from our visitors. We offer a wide range of on board dining experiences, many of which use our station as a terminus throughout the season.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Found a lovely track winding its way out of Castletown under the railway line and following the Silverburn: when a steam train (i used early in week) chunked over head lovely dceneMore

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Restless59
Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for your feedback, the railway is an ideal way to get around when you're out for a walk, there are a good number of well signposted walks between stations, notably the Millennium Way which passes through the the station to Silverdale Glen. Glad you...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

A very nicely maintained and pretty station. Worth wandering around even if you are not catching the steam train.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CrumpySeaford
Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear that the work of the paid staff complemented by the volunteers dedicated to the station is noticed.

Reviewed 28 June 2018

one of the many steam train stations on the douglas to port erin line always spotlessly clean and well run ,

Date of experience: September 2017
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for your feedback, the railway staff work in conjunction with the Friends Of... volunteer group who provide all the floral displays and historic signage at the station. Glad to hear your visit was a pleasant one.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

I caught the steam train from Douglas to Castletown so.i could visit Castletown before catching a bus to the airport. The station has been beautifully preserved and enhances the historic steam train experience. Castletown is a ten minute walk away and there is a lovely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear from our visitors and we're delighted you enjoyed your time at the station.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Part of the Isle of Man steam railway. Nice waiting room with details about the line and station. Small gift shop available.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear from our visitors! Our gift shop is open daily when the trains are running.

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Jack R
27 June 2017|
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Thank you for getting in touch; the station is situated on the outskirts of the town and is a short walk of between 5 and 10 minutes to the town and castle; the route is all relatively flat and on main roads; alternatively... More
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Jack R
27 June 2017|
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Thank you for getting in touch; the admission price to Castle Rushen is £8 for adults and £4 for children, although if you are in possession of a Go Heritage card admission is included; the castle and other attractions are... More
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