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Barnards Farm Miniature Railway

Barnards Brentwood Road | Brentwood Road (A128), Brentwood CM13 3LX, England
+44 70 0349 7209
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Not for us

This place is a bit of hit and miss really. Sorry it's lovely but the garden weren't open today. No... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
sjayne89
,
essex
via mobile
Easter At Barnards

This is our forth visit to this amazing farm. We have so far done, three Christmases and one... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Frank H
,
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
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“classic cars” (3 reviews)
“bike shop” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (3 reviews)
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Barnards Brentwood Road | Brentwood Road (A128), Brentwood CM13 3LX, England
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+44 70 0349 7209
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a bit of hit and miss really. Sorry it's lovely but the garden weren't open today. No one knew what was happening. A private function was on so no one else was allowed on until this was done but we'd messaged the...More

Thank sjayne89
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is our forth visit to this amazing farm. We have so far done, three Christmases and one Easter. Both on the miniature steam railway. The staff here cater for small children and big ones like me. It's a great few hours out. I have...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Well worth a visit, this lovely estate near Brentwood has a wonderful miniature railway from which you can view the gardens, woodland and sculptures. There's also a motor museum and old fashioned bike shop. Check the website for details of opening dates and times. A...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took the grandchildren on Sunday to the "Steam Gala" !! Advertised as steam train ride and static models and "other fun"....Yes we rode the train which they enjoyed but as for the "other fun"....we are still looking for it !!!!! The gardens were not...More

Thank artanjilly
Reviewed 16 July 2016

What a nice surprise this was. There is a fantastic collection of classic cars/motor bike/cycles etc. All of these have been restored to an extremely high standard.There is a map to follow that will guide you round the several acres of land and gardens, on...More

1  Thank GammoBasildon
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is only open every other Sunday and special steam days so get there when you can as it is fantastic. The main station is a bespoke tent with lovely flower beds and stunning toilets. The staff are very friendly enthusiasts. The train line is...More

2  Thank Zapstar67
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I'm a bit late writing the review but we went on the Santa Express trip in December. The weather was not great and the trains are uncovered but we made the best of it in the spirit of the day. The staff were very helpful...More

Thank CJ_The_Globetrotters
Reviewed 28 March 2016

small track, rude staff, i hate it, they over-charged us and then we asked for a supervisor and they refused to refund us our money

2  Thank reviewyourplace1
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Pre booked tickets (7) for today's Easter Egg hunt. Arrived at 12.00 for the 12.40 train, as we arrived the rain started. Sat in the car for 20 minutes to see if the rain would stop. By now it was heavy rain and hailstones, decided...More

Thank peter p
Paul W, Volunteer at Barnards Farm Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

Unfortunately we do not have any control over the weather. Your train run as scheduled with all other passengers on board as did all other trains on Sunday. As explained at the time we could not move you on to another train Sunday as they...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

Even in a cold howling wind and hail stones the staff were very cheery. Would have been so much more enjoyable in better weather but you take your chances. Lovely gardens maybe make a return trip to explore them. Nice little café with drinks and...More

Thank lynne j
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