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South Downs Light Railway

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“garden centre”(15 reviews)
“great fun”(5 reviews)
“all ages”(5 reviews)
South Downs Light Railway is a volunteer run railway in the Pulborough Garden Centre, Stopham Road, Pulborough, RH20 1DS. Our trains will take you on an exciting trip through the gardens from Stopham Road Station. Trains run from March to September...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Stopham Road | Pulborough Garden Centre Road, Pulborough RH20 1DS, England
+44 7518 753784
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our young grandchildren love going here especially for the Santa Express. This Christmas treat was exceptionally well organised. Run by enthusiastic and friendly volunteers the steam trains are great fun and a joy to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This is an excellent railway, especially for the young children. At Christmas they do Santa's run all through December, but you do have to book in advance. During the summer they run every Wednesday and Weekends and it is a lovely train ride, and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nannyp279
Reviewed 27 December 2018

We took our two grandsons on this (age 5 and 7) and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Because we knew details of two other visits this year, we also now know that there was a magnificent selection of presents for children of all ages. The whole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Graham J
Reviewed 22 December 2018

We have had a fantastic trip today with our Granddaughter to see Father Christmas,what a great experience it was,very well organised,wonderful volunteers,Lovely Father Christmas,an all round great experience,can't wait for next year,highly recommend,thank you to you all,Happy Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sylvia E
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

What a great way to experience our past.lovely trains.friendly staff. Get to your train early so you get a seat. Jump on and off as much as you like. Wish we had more time that day. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rodewise
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great fun for little and larger kids. Good parking there is an antique shop,a cafe/ restaurant and many gorgeous flowers and plants for sale in the nursery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank paulfances
Reviewed 26 August 2018

As we had one of our grandsons for the day we decided to pop here for a ride. It's situated within a garden center, so we could combine a bit of garden shopping with it too. Best value I have ever had for a ride...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Our granddaughters absolutely love this train nice layout with a little tunnel too! Good value too compared to other attractions we’ve visited. Little ticket office also.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 962donaldp
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The weather was looking iffy last weekend (mid August) so we thought we’d stay relatively close to home. With our young son (just turned two now) we thought we’d show him the train that runs around the garden centre, and take him on if he...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y7414QRclaudiab
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A tremendous experience for children of all ages. All the sounds and smells of the grandparents youth.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DB897
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