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Mid-Norfolk Railway

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Mid-Norfolk Railway
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway runs Heritage Steam and Diesel train services from the market town of Dereham to Wymondham in Norfolk, just outside Norwich. It is run entirely by volunteers, and operates a number of Special Events throughout the year.
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Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
+44 1362 851723
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

The grandchildren loved this event. An hour on the train to the North Pole, Father Christmas and singing Christmas songs. A short ‘pantomime’ before we went too. All done extremely well. Hot chocolate and a cookie on the train and the children all got a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst watching The Polar Express in August I thought I’d google it, Telford was sold out and Norfolk was available. The day arrived and we made the 4 hour drive up. Other than it being a little unorganised with getting people on and off the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank 666kirstyh
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Last week we took our children on The Polar Express. Overall an excellent evening out but I can't help but feel a few tweaks need to be made: 1 - The toilets are ridiculously small and there was no way for me to take my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank James_klj
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Oh my, I wasn’t expecting it to be that fab, but it was brilliant. The staff where all lovely and so fantastic, credit to their attention to detail and enthusiasm. You were all brilliant from start to finish, from being meet in the car park...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chillout12345
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Today we rode The Polar Express and it was absolutely wonderful. From the moment we arrived we were whisked away into a magical world. We were on the 15.45 train in carriage Dancer and the actors were just fantastic and so engaging with the children....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Onamotorway
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We decided to switch things about this year and instead of attending Scarevilles in Long Melford we went all the way to Dereham for the wonderfully advertised Loco Horror Train. How disappointed we were having paid £30 each, so a total of £120. The start...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A lovely day out spent on the train to visit the small town and back again. Easy time sheet to understand. Would recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Well what can you say!!!!!!!! I did not have a favourite part of scary time on the horror train! People on our carriage were drunk, the cast stayed around specific tables for a long time mainly those who were drunk!!! I took my family on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lisabenaissa13
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

we paid £45 a ticket plus 8% on top of this per person so total came to £180+ for a 75 minute journey on the LOCO horror train. definitely disappointed as i was not scared once and definitely scare easily - we sat at carriage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I’m actually in tears writing this! I spent £140 for my family (myself, husband and 2 teens) to go on the Loco horror train tonight. Such a huge waste of money! Previous reviews have covered the main points. We had 2- 3 ‘actors’ in our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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claire a
7 September 2018|
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Response from Jackson M | Reviewed this property |
its fine for all ages
Sally R
25 May 2018|
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Response from Rick E | Reviewed this property |
think carriages are all the same, all premium gets you I think is a parking spaces at the station, we just parked in Morrisons across the road, get 3 hours there
16 April 2018|
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Response from becky a | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 40 mins but a brill experience! Get the premier tickets if you can! Worth them just for tge mug and bag