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Echills Wood Railway

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Echills Wood Railway is one of the regions popular visitor attractions and carries over 32,000 passengers each year. It is a seven and a quarter inch gauge (track width) miniature railway built and operated by a group of enthusiasts and volunteers...more
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Bodymoor Heath Road | Kingsbury Water Park, Kingsbury B76 0DY, England
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All reviews kingsbury water park value for money little boy mince pies per ticket children and adults great fun choo choo trains running theme park miniature ride tunnel woods diesel route gnomes
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall I would say the experience was good, something different from the normal visit to Santa when your out shopping etc... All staff were polite and courteous, however... Santa was extremely rude to me and my husband and told us that he thought our son...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 33-Twiggy-33
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This railway is perfect. Well done to the volunteers that run it. The route grows every time i go and takes you round the water park one of my favourite places!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny1002
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went here today as part of our visit to Kingsbury Water Park the grandkids loved it went on twice a good journey plenty to see and lovely staff very helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjotton
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What a fun little activity, friendly staff (volunteers?) and great value for money at £2 per ticket. On the day we visited 3 trains were running - 2 diesel (1 ride on and 1 sit in) and 1 steam (sit in). My little boy loved...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Emma R
RoyBoy21, Social Media at Echills Wood Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

We are all very much unpaid volunteers. We're glad both you and your little boy enjoyed your experience with us on the railway. Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

One of, if not the best Santa Specials I have ever attended. Excellent entertainment with nice gifts for the children. Gluwine & Mince Pies for the grown ups.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Dinger49
RoyBoy21, EWR Team at Echills Wood Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for your comments and we are very pleased you all enjoyed your experience wth us. Looking forward to seeing you all again. The EWR Team

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Took the grand kids yesterday for the first Santa Special day. Great day out, one has to book early on late summer as they sell out. Thanks to all the volunteers who go out of their way to make it special and well done Santa...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Christopher J
RoyBoy21, EWR Team at Echills Wood Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Many thanks for your comments and so pleased you all enjoyed your time with us on the Santa Specials. We hope your grand kids enjoy their presents and looking forward to seeing you all again. Kind regards The EWR Team

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took our grandchildren under 9 and they loved it (so did we!). The ride is longer than expected and winds through the woods and even a tunnel. The volunteers are great. Cheery, dressed up and waving their flags in a realistic manner, all adding...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Golden_Girl_250
RoyBoy21, EWR Team at Echills Wood Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Many thanks for your lovely comments and we look forward to seeing you all again. We close in January and February for major maintenance so please do not visit us then. If you check our website it will have all the up to date information...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This railway runs through lovely woodland with lots of gnomes to spot! The day we visited there were at least 5 different trains running - some steam, some diesel, some with carriages, some without. It was very good value compared to some miniature railways we've...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank victoria d
RoyBoy21, EWR Team at Echills Wood Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Many thanks for your comments and we look forward to seeing you again. Roy

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely little railway. Staff were extremely friendly my kids (4 & 2) both loved the ride and wanted to go again!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The men and women who run this place are absolutley fabulous. We had the pleasure as a family to see what goes on behind the scenes - and wow it's a lot. The skills and knowledge the VOLUNTEERS here exhibit are a credit to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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22 October 2018|
Response from rjotton | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it would be suitable there are two different trains one will carriages you can sit face to face and one you sit astride There are places to put your scooter and plenty of staff to help
26 February 2017|
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Response from RoyBoy21 | Property representative |
Yes, we can take all ages. There are carriages where passengers sit astride, young children sit in front of an adult who hold them. We also have sit in carriages where small children can either sit on an adults lap or in the... More