I really enjoyed it here. The vision of Barry, inspirational. The train ride was amazing and well worth doing. And if you are in to art and pottery then check that out too (not my thing). A great visit for families or couples.
About Driving Creek Railway and Potteries
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This was a real treat. The 15" gauge railway built by artist Barry Brickell is superb. The rolling stock, built by the Driving Creek Railway people themselves, climbs steeply using a switchback system. It crosses several viaduct, including a unique double decker!! Brickell, along with...More
Great trip up to Eyeful tower. Spectacular views, interesting commentary on the construction and upkeep along the way. A fab way to spend the morning!
Was not planning to do this trip but as Gold Stampede were closed we gave it a go. Although this was quite an expensive attraction we turned up at the ticket office and went on standby as fully booked for the day. Glad we made...More
This is the third time I've been up with family visiting and each time, the visitors are initially unsure about it and a bit skeptical thinking that it will be one of those overpriced touristy things, but the ride goes a full hour with lots...More
The whole family enjoyed including toddler, teenagers and grandad. Fun ride, beautiful scenery and the stories and commentary from the friendly driver made the ride really interesting. If you are a clay work enthusiast you it’s definitely worth visiting.
We went up this yesterday afternoon. Wonderful trip and worth every penny. The construction of this was the vision of one man who wanted to attract people to his pottery but now seems to have become the reason for visiting here! Wonderful views over Coromandel...More
Climb aboard this train 🚂 for the unique experience of one mans life’s work Barry Brickell laid all the tracks constructed bridges , tunnels and some surprises which you must go to see, and at the top the eyefull tower lookout which has spectacular views....More
Small narrow track train ideal for families, chugs its way slowly through the forest. Great background story to the man who built it - a local potter and ex-teacher. Forest has been replanted with native trees and a predator exclusion fence begun at the bottomw...More