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Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway

Chassen Road, Urmston M41 5DH, England
+44 7429 376396
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Brilliant and cheap

Kids love it x only 30p a ride x Well worth it. Kids love the steam trains x Good park and field... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
ruby20161
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Epic!

Just go! Just enjoy, just have a good time, cheap and fantastic! The best day ever! Thank you so... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Mike P
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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The Society operates a miniature railway in Abbotsfield Park since 1948 at Chassen Road, Flixton, in the Borough of Trafford, Manchester. We run every Sunday throughout the year except Christmas Day. And some Banh Holidays. Weather permitting. The railway is a continuous circuit of 2200 feet (670 metres) of raised track comprising both 3 1/2" and 5" gauges. It is one of the largest elevated tracks in the country. The price of a ride is 30p per adult or child.
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Chassen Road, Urmston M41 5DH, England
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Kids love it x only 30p a ride x Well worth it. Kids love the steam trains x Good park and field for a picnic x

Thank ruby20161
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Just go! Just enjoy, just have a good time, cheap and fantastic! The best day ever! Thank you so much x

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We go to this park regularly on Sundays specifically to use the amazing little trains. The guys who run it are so lovely, and 30p a go is the best value ever!

Thank Becci D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hour or so. This place is a lot of fun and at 30p per ride you cannot go wrong. It is amazing that such small engines can go so fast.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great open space, great park for the kids to play on, and fantastic miniature steam railway which must be a one off, and at just 30p per ride ! Amazing work and dedication from the volunteers how run the railway, long may it continue into...More

Thank MrLJH
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A staple of the area for decades. A miniature locomotive club run by enthusiasts who have built a track which encircles the entire park. If you have anyone who is a fan of steam trains they will love it...all for 30p each. There is still...More

Thank Antony Y
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Excellent value 30p a ride. The kids love it. Well done to the enthusiasts who run it voluntarily. Putting something back into the community. Park also available for children and the ice cream man who parks up and must do some good business. Well worth...More

Thank younglynn922
Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review younglynn922. Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday. Weather permitting.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Having visit Manchester with a 3 and half years old Grandson We wanted something to occupy him to past our time. Check on website for any local attraction and this one came up. It only open on Sunday and there was a lot of people...More

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Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you HungaryHopper for your review. We have put many requests to the local authorities for public toilets, but unsuccessful. There is a ice cream van that attends most Sundays. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been visiting this park and it's miniature locamotives since I was a kid. Excellent value for money for a trip around the park on a model train. Recommended.

Thank fred g
Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for the review and all your support fred g.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant afternoon with kids who loved the miniature train rides almost as much as me!!! At 30 pence a ride an absolute bargain will be visiting again.

Thank John C
Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you John C.

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CarlNewby
8 April 2017|
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Response from Jason L | Property representative |
Hello CarlNewby, Unfortunately we don't run on Saturday. Our normal running service is Sunday 11am - 3:15pm weather permitting.
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Natalie F
23 July 2016|
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Response from Jason L | Property representative |
Hi Natalie F, There was a International competition that Urmston & District MES was hosting over the weekend and unfortunately couldn't run the normal Sunday service. Back to normal Sunday service on 31st July. In addition... More
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