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“Choo choo excellent” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway

Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway
Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Ashington
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: In 1991, The Woodhorn Museum (Wansbeck Council) was given an ex mining locomotive and three man-riding cars by the NCB, following the closure of Vane Tempest Colliery near Durham.It was decided rather than allow these vehicles to become a static exhibition, it would serve the heritage of the community better if they were made operational and become a visitor attraction. A volunteer group was formed to manage and build a railway on which the vehicles could operate.
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Choo choo excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Went on train as soon as we got to Woodhorn really good ride and great views. Very good price and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Ashington, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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“So sweet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

The little narrow gage train is ran by a group of lovely fellas who aim to make you smile. The train ride links the museum and woodhorn grange together. We took a ride and got off to go for a soft play time for the kids and to feed the ducks and swans. Lovely

Visited August 2012
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“Train Ride”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

I'm verry pleased with all the staff there all professionals, the train ride was verry nice. Only thing that could make it better is if they had a steam locomotive.

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