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Excellent! Quirky little railway in the Valley Gardens

Just the job! The kids loved it.. A miniature railway right in the Valley Gardens - saves walking... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
North East
Great mini adventure

Took a ride on the miniature railway on Sunday. Took our 10 month old litte girl and our friends... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Ripon, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A 15 inch gauge Miniature Railway providing train rides from the beach car park at Cat Nab along the Valley Gardens to Forest Halt where you can visit the Italian Gardens and Victorian Tearoom. We have been here since 1947 and it is entirely manned...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS12 1HY, England
+44 7979 418754
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Just the job! The kids loved it.. A miniature railway right in the Valley Gardens - saves walking back to the car park.. not that expensive, either..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PJSK
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Took a ride on the miniature railway on Sunday. Took our 10 month old litte girl and our friends took their 2yr old, train mad, litte boy. The squealing ensured me they enjoyed it. Just wish we'd had time to visit the park. The volunteers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shellyp83
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I arrived to do the railway as a time filler before the bus and paid for my ticket. The railway is a nice size and takes you through the beautiful valley before arriving at the terminus. The journey is smooth and I would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NewcastleFlyer
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Was pleased to see the train running when visited Saltburn recently. My grandsons always enjoy a ride through the woods followed by a walk through the Italian gardens

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lyndamckee
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My sons are train mad so we bought return tickets for the railway. It was reasonably priced and the staff were very friendly. It went into the park and stopped letting people off to explore the park which I wish we would have had time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our Grandson totally enjoyed himself having a coupe of rides on the train. The staff were very welcoming and talked to me about the engine. Not along ride, but you can ride as many times as you wish.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pottsstephen52
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The staff, Volunteers, are very friendly, enthusiastic and helpful. All money received goes back into the Railway funds. It's a lovely ride to the end of the valley and back, or you can stop off and visit the Vintage Tea rooms for refreshments or walk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AnnS1234567
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The miniature railway wasn't running whilst we were there but the area it covered was a lovely area so I can see why it is so popular. We walked through the gardens and wooded area and we were really impressed. Travelling by miniature railway would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This train and station (Goathland stop) is supposedly where the filmed the butterbeer scene in Harry Potter. Riding this to Whitby Abbey and back was a treat.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tree1110
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The ride takes you along Saltburn Beck through the Valley Gardens and is a good way for people who are not good on their feet to get to see the gardens as well as being a fun ride for children.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Grimwald-Tyke
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23 August 2018|
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Response from pottsstephen52 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it runs through the six week holiday. After that I suggest that you refer to their web site. Cheers.
8 July 2018|
Response from JennieHepton | Reviewed this property |
The price is £2 for adults and children depends on their age... it’s a fantastic day out
Steph T
31 May 2018|
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