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Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

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Address: Lakeside Kings Road | Kings Road, Cleethorpes DN35 0AG, England
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Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway is a fantastic way to see the resort of...

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway is a fantastic way to see the resort of Cleethorpes. Steam and diesel locomotives on the 15" gauge track take visitors on a two-mile journey along the seafront, stopping at three stations. But the attraction is much more than a railway. It includes a tea room, The Signal Box Inn - reputed to be the world's smallest pub - a gift shop, locomotive sheds and workshops.

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Took my four year old grandson yesterday for a ride on the spur of the moment. We had his bike with us and I thought it might be a problem but they said it was no trouble and put... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bridget W
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Great Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Great Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took my four year old grandson yesterday for a ride on the spur of the moment. We had his bike with us and I thought it might be a problem but they said it was no trouble and put it in the carriage where wheelchairs normally go. Fantastic and very obliging staff. Result one happy little boy and his grandma.

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Thank Bridget W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We regularly visit Steam railways due to our interest in them. We walked to the station through the park and arrived while a train was in so we didn't have much time to look around the stain or shop. The train ride is lovely and we were able to take our dog on the train, The train is a 15... More 

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Thank Lynn840
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off we go to the miniature railway station all aboard for a coastal ride. passing from Fitties holiday homes Anthony,s bank coffee mmmm down to leisure centre , off course if like me you carry on your way ,on road train thats good also finish off with a big ICE CREAM , BE THERE NEXT WEEKEND

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Thank pamwoolley14
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It sounds a bit of an exaggeration to say visiting the light railway made our holiday but having talked it over it really did. Both adults & children were entranced by this lovely little train & the views on the journey. The staff also were really helpful and informative - happy to chat & explain about the train - &... More 

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Thank N T
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip on delightful miniature train. Good prices for family. Return trips available for better value

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to visit Cleethorpes and thought this would be a great way of doing it. And we were right. Easy parking outside in a big car park and then a lovely ride on a small train that takes you right to Cleethorpes beach. The kids loved it, as did we and when we got back Daddy had a decent... More 

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CCLRManager, Manager at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, responded to this review

Hello Daniel, Thanks for your lovely review! We're glad you had a good time with us. If you have any photos, feel free to share them on Trip Advisor or Facebook, we'd love to see them. We pride ourselves on providing a memorable experience for our visitors and we hope we've done just that for you and your family! We... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good for children of all ages. Tea room was very nice and food was of a good quality. Staff are very friendly and they have kept everything in keeping with the time period

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Thank mumbo76
CCLRManager, Manager at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, responded to this review

Hello, We're glad you had a pleasant time with us! Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got the train back up to caravan site as weather was horrible could do with covered carriages when it's hailstones snow and windy but it's very enjoyable in summer not disable friendly

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CCLRManager, Manager at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, responded to this review

Hi Lorrain, We're glad you had a good time with us and thank you for the review. We are currently undergoing maintenance and we hope to have more enclosed carriages soon. We do have an ease of access carriage but it was not out that day due to the predicted weather forecast as it is an open carriage. We hope... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like to have a little ride every time we come to cleethorpes. On Mother's Day we arrived in cleethorpes starving after being stuck in traffic. All the chip shops were heaving so we thought our only hope was a maccies. The railway caught my eye and I suggested seeing if the cafe was open. Our luck was in we... More 

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CCLRManager, Manager at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the wonderful review! We're glad you had such a good time with us. We pride ourselves on providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for our visitors. We will pass your feedback on to the Catering and Retail Manager who would have served you - she'll be happy to hear your review! We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at The Platform 1 Cafe 26/4/17 after a severe hailstorm. The cafe was warm and the coffee was excellent. The cafe manageress, driver, guard and signalman were most welcoming and helpful We bought tickets and boarded the train. We went to Humberston and off to Kingsway Station before returning to Lakeside. It's a quaint line with lots of scenery.... More 

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CCLRManager, Manager at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, responded to this review

Hello Ian, We're glad you all had a good time with us despite the awful weather! We pride ourselves on providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for our visitors. We will be sure to pass your feedback over to the relevant staff, they'll be thrilled to hear your thoughts! Thank you for the great review and we hope to see... More 

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