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Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure

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Address: Perrygrove Road, Coleford GL16 8QB, England
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+44 1594 834991
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Perrygrove Railway runs for 3/4 mile through farmland and woods on the edge...

Perrygrove Railway runs for 3/4 mile through farmland and woods on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Ride the steam train to all our activities including the unique Treetop Adventure - 5 houses up in the trees, fully accessible and safe - our covered picnic and play area at Foxy Hollow, an Indoor Village with secret passages, and a den-building area in the woods. See our collection of vintage trains (operating on two special days each year). Unlock a casket of treasure! Fun guaranteed. Picnics welcome - or enjoy our cafe serving sandwiches and light refreshments. Lots of special events, including days when Mr. Chuffity is here to show children how the Friendly Engines work and tell stories. Low cost family tickets - nothing else to pay (except the optional Treasure Hunt).

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Miniature Railway Heaven

This is a great place for kids and I'm a 64 year old kid who adores Miniature Railways! The Perrygrove Railway is set in glorious Gloucestershire countryside and woodland. It's on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
David H
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place for kids and I'm a 64 year old kid who adores Miniature Railways! The Perrygrove Railway is set in glorious Gloucestershire countryside and woodland. It's on a fairly compact site but it's ingeniously engineered and the 20 minute round trip packs a fair punch. The steam loco has to work really hard to get up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely day out here, as a group of nearly 30 Reception aged children plus adults. The staff were helpful and booking was simple and great value for a class trip. The children loved the steam train and treetop adventure...would definitely recommend, thank you x

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Thank jo90phillips
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite living locally this is the first time we have visited. I have a 3 year old girl and a 21 month old boy who are admittedly train mad. We had a great day. We took part in the treasure hunt. Which was a 5 part questionnaire with different things you had to spot on the train ride. Once collected... More 

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Thank Katie W
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Come here for a day trip yesterday with the family, we really enjoyed ourself, coming back in the summer as think it will be a lot better in summer weather.

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Thank kirstene23
Surrey, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, nicely kept place with a woodland to explore, treetop playhouse to enjoy and comfortable steam or diesel train to ride in and watch the scenery on the narrow gauge tracks. We arrived at 2:30pm on a cloudy February afternoon so only managed one train ride (the last one of the day) but if you get there earlier, you can... More 

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Thank Darryn L
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As adults I must admit I looked down my nose a little at this. The train ride was quite short, the little houses seemed a bit boring...But boy were we wrong. The children 7&2 thoroughly enjoyed. They loved the train and the fact you could go on more than once and we could have left them in the little houses... More 

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Thank Sarahlr3
Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We come to Gloucester every Christmas to spend time with our children and grandchildren and one of the highlights is taking the younger ones to see Santa. Booked this on line and had a bit of trouble when I back tracked to change the age of our granddaughter then got stuck so I phoned up and a very nice young... More 

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Thank ecureuilsretraite
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had brought my six year old Granddaughter here in the Summer and had such a fabulous day that the decision was made to return to see Santa at Christmas. We arrived as suggested at least an hour before our allotted visit to Santa and had a ride on the train which also incorporated a Treasure trail. There was time... More 

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Thank Gilesfamily8
Stroud, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We visited in December with a 5 year old and 1 year old. The trip cost just under £50!! We got there an hour before the santa show as advised. We took one trip on the train which it states you can ride as much as you like but honestly once was enough. When we got back it was time... More 

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Thank Pickle00
UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had a wonderful time seeing Santa kids loved it. Will be returning. Had a bit of trouble booking the attraction, and the guy rang me back a few days later and staff was unable to book when I called or use the credit card machine, but that is my only grumble. In addition they could really do with some festive... More 

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