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Heritage Steam Railway situated just off the A16 between Louth and Grimsby. Trains currently run from Ludborough to North Thoresby - the return journey takes 35 minutes. Free parking is available at Ludborough station, where there is a shop, museum...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Road, Ludborough DN36 5SQ, England
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+44 1507 363881
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The sight of the Steam Train parked up in the little old station was a magical one. After visiting the little museum and shop we boarded the train and began our epic journey along the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway. Along the way our host Mark the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our second year of attending Santa Special and again a great time had by all. Very well organised with a gift for everyone including the adults. A lot of effort and enthusiasm put in by the volunteers to entertain everyone on the train. Will definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Helenefam56
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a really lovely ride to the North Pole on the Santa Special today! We loved the singing and the dancing, and absolutely loved the train! Thx to all πŸŽ…πŸš‚ A really lovely experience for our very excited 3 year old! 😁

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Amanda H
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Its great to know you all enjoyed your trip on our Santa Special train and thank you for leaving such a nice review!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first time on the Santa special - myself and a friend with a learning disability. A warm welcome, brew and compulsory mince pie and we were on the train. Lots of elves, the fella in the red suit and fabulous entertainment on the train,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rolfies
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review. It means a lot to all the volunteers when we hear our customers have gone home happy. Have a great Christmas!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a footplate ride on a steam train given to me as a birthday gift, it was brilliant.The volunteers here are fantastic, yes it’s only small and a short ride at the moment but worth every bit of it,the enthusiasm from the staff is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MargaretK860
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm glad you enjoyed your birthday treat and thank you for leaving such a nice review - it means a lot to us when we know that our customers have gone home happy!

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I took some photos from the Halloween train and every volunteers done a great job and a fantastic night!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you It certainly was a big success and lots of people remarked how much they enjoyed themselves.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Oh lord what a treat ! I didn't expect it to be as brilliant as it was , the volunteers do a fantastic job for this event,it was our first time but certainly won't be our last ! The steam train is amazing also 😊...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sallyrodge56
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

It was our first time here today. We did the 2.45 train and the three children myself and my sister in law took, absolutely loved it. We laughed so much and the kids screamed well. We all enjoyed it so much we got something to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nick A
Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

I glad your family enjoyed our Halloween 'experience'. It's not very often our visitors come back for more! Thank you leaving such a nice review and we look forward to seeing you again before Christmas.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on a car boot sale for my first time visiting the railway and I was absolutely impressed by how the railway, the station platforms and buildings have all been well preserved to give it a β€œ1940’s image”! The staff there are very friendly, helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Everyone who works at the LWR is a volunteer and it means a lot to know that their efforts are appreciated by visitors like yourself. Please tell your friends about our railway and I hope you will be able...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

As my mum has moved to Louth and I visit when I can I try and come here even in mid week. Several people working I had a look around to see how things are coming along plus drove up to end of line and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Philip E, Public Relations Manager at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

That is our dream too! Thank you for leaving a review.

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Jessica D
10 April 2018|
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Response from mmyers2019 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jessica. I work at the railway and can assist you with your question. Firstly we have car parking available and it's not far from the train station. We have a disabled toilet available and both platforms have... More
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MrH194308
16 October 2016|
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Response from Philip E | Property representative |
If you go to the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway website/visit/running dates you will be able see the days we are open up to the end of the year
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Jimbogalaxy
11 October 2016|
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Response from Philip E | Property representative |
This is a question that is often asked, however over the past year the maintenance and improvement of the existing line has had to take priority. Once this is completed we plan to start work on an extension to the line for... More
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