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Much improved on past visit

We had not been on the railway for about 6 years and it was clear to see that a lot of money has... read more

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Colin W
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Swingboat flowers

Got to comment on the beautiful display of hanging baskets on an old swingboat ride positioned at... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

We had not been on the railway for about 6 years and it was clear to see that a lot of money has been spent. That said there is still a little way to go. We arrived on a cold wet Sunday morning to be...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I remmeber this as a busy atrection getting from the pleasure beach to the main beach and other atractions. but sadley its just a train ride onece you get to the othere end all there is to do is get the train back there used...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went on this train with our grandson he is 4 he loves it, but the whole thing is tired it needs updating painting cleaning and generally a good sort out. It sad as it was a nice day the weather was hot, and if...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Got to comment on the beautiful display of hanging baskets on an old swingboat ride positioned at the railway station by the fairground. A brilliant use for a redundant fairground ride, wish I had taken a photograph.

Thank jeansC7690JR
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a great train ride from King's Garden to the pier. The fare is £3 return per person, which can be expensive if you are with family or in a group (although 3 year olds and under travel free). It is a shame there...More

Thank LoveTravel582388
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Use this to save some walking. Not the longest of rides. £3 return, imm. if you wish but you can come back later. Not much view of the lake as you are often behind bushes etc.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Pleasureland miniature railway is brilliant fun and has some real history to it as well! Priced at £3 for a return ticket, this miniature train takes you from just outside Pleasureland to a station near the pier, then back again if you wish. The...More

1  Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing opportunity for so many people to enjoy the rides. Small children love it. We thoroughly enjoy the variety of expeiriences we can offer our niece.

Thank Lokilovesme
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

As my title to this review says this is a ride from a time gone by. Very pleasant and hugs the bank of marine lake.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I love trains, just as most men ( and women for that matter) do. This is a small train ride alongside the lake. Several years ago it looked very tired but now it appears to have been acquired by a new owner who has plans...More

1  Thank zoomcooke
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