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Railworld Wildlife Haven

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Wow

You really don’t know what is on your doorstep sometimes and I had the good fortune to visit this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pizzy12
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peterborough
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Interesting place

Nice location and a good mix of history and wildlife done in an original way, well worth an hour or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ANWPTQ
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Alongside the Nene Valley Railway,(NVR)Peterborough Station. Short walk from Peterborough Main Line Station - Open Every weekend in 2018 from Easter till October 28th + School Holidays - We are a self funded volunteer group. We have a Passion for...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Oundle Road - City end | Access thru Pleasure Fair Meadow Car Park - PE28AT, Peterborough PE2 9NR, England
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+44 1733 344240
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You really don’t know what is on your doorstep sometimes and I had the good fortune to visit this place yesterday and what can I say but WOW the work that has gone into what was an eyesore all with volunteers is amazing and well...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location and a good mix of history and wildlife done in an original way, well worth an hour or two

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic day out with my family, my young children (who love trains) thought it was brilliant. The layout is good, the displays are fantastic and the value for money is second to none.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went today for the 1st time and we had a GREAT day!! The staff were all very lovely and helpful. Loads to do for The Halloween event. Both kids aged 9 and 2 loved it! Definately will be back. Thank you for fun value...More

Thank Kirsty H
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kirsty H - Thank you for your Five Star Rating!! .... Fabulous! - Really fires us all up to do even more.... Every day is certainly a challenge - volunteers purchased the old power station coal yard over 30 years ago and we have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 4 year old here today and was not dissapointed. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We did the Halloween treasure hunt and it kept us occupied for a couple of hours. Proper old fashioned family fun which is reasonably priced. My...More

Thank Sherpa813380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Railworld numerous times over the last couple of years and my 4 year old absolutely LOVES IT!! Highly recommend!! He spends the week leading upto his visit as excited as Christmas! He spends hours and hours watching the garden railway with Thomas, Annie and...More

Thank sbirdsall
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi sbirdsall - Thank you for your Five Star Rating!! .... It certainly made our day! Fabulous! - Really fires us all up to do even more....I have ready your review 5 times! We really love it when people like what we do! That's why...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit,my wife and I both visited recently after saying we really need to go RAILWORld we are both retired so our entrance fee was £3 each,otherwise for those under retire mentioned £4 . It's also a great place for family's,...More

Thank Bluethunderbt W
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful response Bluethunderbt W - thank you for the 5*'s ...It's all 'music to our ears' .. It's why we volunteer thousands of hours a year ..(Last full year over 13,000 recorded hours! - Many of us donate from our pensions to keep...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Immediately adjacent to rail lines and the River Nene, delightful setting to spend time sitting watching or exploring railway museum including model railways or environment centre. Could be just an hour or for half a day and in addition riding the Nene Valley Railway. Difficult...More

Thank Graham W
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Graham W - Wonderful! You have made 'us' all so happy ....'Us' - We are just mere volunteers - But volunteers with a certain passion for 'Our World' and we like to 'Entertain and hopefully Educate' our visitors and friends that we can...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found Railworld easily with good signage from the City Centre. We would recommend a visit to this hidden gem which is run by Volunteers. There are many interesting things to see including Model Railways and the lovely Wildlife Haven.More

Thank Pathfinder802767
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your Five Star Rating Pathfinder802767 !! .... Fabulous! - Thank you for taking the time, we are so pleased you found us without any trouble ... To be honest some people do find it difficult to find us ... We are speaking...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Before taking the steam train ride, I spent some time at the Railroad Wildlife Haven and very impressed. The model rail road will entertain the kids and the park (wildlife haven) was maintained nicely and enjoyable. One could sit there and enjoy the view of...More

Thank Albert J
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Albert J for taking the time to comment and your 4* Rating!! .... Fabulous! Every day is certainly a challenge - volunteers purchased the old power station coal yard over 30 years ago and we have been beavering away ever since! We have...More

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Julie B
23 March 2018|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
Well - We close at the end of October - But - We all volunteers - mostly 'retired' and we work on the project all thru the year so we will be on site - so just contact us via the website and we will open up for you, show you... More
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Andrew W
23 October 2017|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
We charge £2 for children, £3 for concessions, £4 for adults and £10 for a family of 5 ... All prices and opening days on our website - drop-down box front page LHS ... Best wishes - Brian
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Dormouse39
19 October 2017|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
Thank you Dormouse 3 - It's difficult for people to understand - We are just volunteers ... We brought the land, we have worked it and with the help of many people, individuals,groups and companies we have achieved what we... More
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StamfordHem
1 June 2017|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
Sorry about the delay ... We are just volunteers ... The charge for children is £2.00 - Children below 1 are free ... Many thanks - Brian
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Sarah G
15 April 2017|
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Yes dogs are allowed on a lead please .... Will that be OK ...
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