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Leighton Buzzard Railway

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Pages Park Station Billington Road | Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TG, England
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Good for children - large and small

Being married to a railway enthusiast means every holiday going to a different railway. We took our... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
JandSEvian
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Evian
For everyone who loves the magic of little railways

We visited years ago when our children were little, today we took our 7 year old Grand-daughter... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
GillK26
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“narrow gauge” (15 reviews)
“steam engine” (6 reviews)
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Pages Park Station Billington Road | Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TG, England
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"narrow gauge"
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"return journey"
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"steam engine"
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"rolling stock"
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"craft shop"
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"steam loco"
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"minute stop"
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"new building"
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"run by volunteers"
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"santa trip"
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"car drivers"
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"all ages"
in 12 reviews
"santa's grotto"
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"easter bunny"
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"couple of hours"
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"minute wait"
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"local roads"
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Being married to a railway enthusiast means every holiday going to a different railway. We took our family there on Easter Sunday : the little ones loved the Easter Bunny [lifesize] and even found a cherished Golden Ticket. Big Child [+70 years] also loved the...More

1  Thank JandSEvian
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LBR_Traffic_Manager, Traffic Manager at Leighton Buzzard Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Glad you enjoyed the day and got a golden ticket as well. Hope you can visit us again - Paddington will be here on 2 July.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited years ago when our children were little, today we took our 7 year old Grand-daughter. It's Easter weekend so there was a huge Easter Bunny giving chocolate eggs to the children who found the 'Golden tickets' when they explored the Works on their...More

1  Thank GillK26
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

A great deal of hard work must go into running this small railway. The staff are friendly and helpful and although we are not train enthusiasts, we found it very interesting and the journey is quaint. There were lots of children on the egg hunt...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This excellent visit was as a birthday treat for our 4 year old grandson. We visited as a party of parents, grandchildren, and two children of 4 and 6. Both children really enjoyed the trip on the train, especially each time guards had to get...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quite expensive but interesting for children train was fun with lots to see on way guide gave interesting facts

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Took a trip on this for the special music event that was on last week with the wife and children – we had a great time! There's a little booklet for the kids to keep them occupied, a trail at one end and a great...More

1  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Took a trip towards the end of last year. Mixture of steam and other locos, with lots to see. Sadly the first part of the journey goes through housing estates which have built up alongside the railway, but once you're past that the scenery improves....More

Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this attraction two years ago when, overall, it was more enjoyable. In my view this year the standard was poor. On our last visit, Father Christmas and his elves came on the train, which made the journey more interesting for the young ones....More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Choose the santa express and found it very disappointing and poor value. Train ride was approx 20 mins return making even my 3 year old ask 'was that all'. A slow journey stopping well before the usual end of the line with nothing to look...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A pre Christmas visit with two small children to enjoy the Santa Special. Great fun, good for younger children (not too big). Trip about 30 mins, again just right for little ones. Mice pie and punch for adults and a visit to Santa for the...More

1  Thank Jon R
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and they're dog friendly. From their website: "Well behaved dogs are welcome on our trains, as well as assistance dogs, and they travel free of charge. A bowl of water is usually available for our four-legged... More
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