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Bentley Miniature Railway

Bentley Country Park, Halland, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5AF.
Tel: 0845 867 2583.

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  • Part disabled access

Ground-level 5in. & 71/4in. gauge miniature railway, using steam and non-steam locomotives to standard and narrow-gauge profiles. One mile long (71/4in.),…

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Beer Heights Light Railway

Pecorama, Underleys, Beer, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3NA.
Tel: 01297 21542.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Passenger carrying 71/4 in. gauge miniature railway set in beautiful gardens with stunning views. Fascinating Model Railway Exhibition staged in locations…

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Beale Railway

Beale Park, Lower Basildon, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 9NW.
Tel: 01189 767 480.

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  • Full disabled access

It has a 10¼in. narrow gauge diesel railway, the track is approximately a mile in length.

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Barton House Railway

Hartwell Road, The Avenue, Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8TL.
Tel: 01603 782 008.

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  • Part disabled access

3½in. & 7¼in. gauge. Complete with full size M and GN accessories and museum. Boat service from Wroxham Bridge.

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Barnards Miniature Railway

Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon, Essex, CM13 3LX.
Tel: 0000.

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7 1/4in. gauge railway in the picturesque grounds and gardens of Barnards Farm. Now extends to 1.5km. Runs steam and I/C locos.

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Baggeridge Miniature Railway

Baggeridge Country Park, Wombourne, Staffordshire, DY3 4HB.
Tel: 01902 753 795.

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1,400ft of ground level 7.25in., 5in. track and 400ft of 5in. and 3.5in. raised track.

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Avonvale Miniature Railway

Hillers Farm Shop, Dunnington Heath Farm, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5PD.
Tel: 01527 543 350.

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  • Part disabled access

5in. & 7.25in. ground level signalled track with bridges, station, tunnel and interesting gradients.

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Audley End Miniature Railway

Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB.
Tel: 01799 510 726 .

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  • Full disabled access

This popular 1.5 mile track railway runs through the beautiful Audley End Estate Woodland, designed by Capability Brown. Boasting hundreds of majestic…

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Ashton Court Railway

Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, Bristol, BS41 9JN.
Tel: 0117 946 7110.

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The railway site comprises of a raised 3.5in. and 5in. gauge, a 5in. and 7.25in. gauge ground level railway, and a traction engine circuit running inside…

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Ashmanhaugh Light Railway

East View Farm, Stone Lane, Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, NR12 8YW.
Tel: 01603 782 225.

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The railway is a 7¼ inch gauge and set in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside, with steam, diesel and electric trains.

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Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire, SO45 1AZ.
Tel: 023 8089 1203.

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  • Full disabled access

A spectacular 200 acre site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs. 12¼in. gauge railway,…

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Fenn Bell Inn Miniature Railway

St Mary Hoo, Allhallows, Rochester, Kent, ME3 8RF.
Tel: 01634 270 422.

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The railway is 7 1/4 inch gauge and consists of roughly a 400 yard running line in a loop, with a two platform terminus station called Fenn Street built…

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Vogrie Park Miniature Railway

Vogrie Country Park, Nr Gorebridge, Midlothian, EN23 4NU.
Tel: 01875 822 388.

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  • Part disabled access

750 yards, 7.25in. gauge. "Probably one of the best ground level tracks in Scotland."

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Drumawhey Junction Railway

Four Road Ends , 62 Upper Gransha Road, off B172, Co. Down, BT21 0LZ.
Tel: 028 9147 3948 .

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7¼in. gauge 1.5km. Has steep gradients, embankments & cuttings as well as two bridges, twin track tunnel & a level crossing. Four steam locos plus others.

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Saltburn Miniature Railway

Saltburn Valley Gardens, bottom of Saltburn Bank, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Cleveland, TS12.
Tel: 01287 622 712.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

One of the country's famous 15in. gauge railways.

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Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Rudyard Station, Rudyard Road, Nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8PF.
Tel: 01538 306 704.

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Steam locos are always used on trains on a scenic three mile return trip along the side of Rudyard lake.

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Ferry Meadows Railway

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU.
Tel: 01933 398 889.

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10.25in. gauge. Steam & diesel. New Darjeeling loco.

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Swanley New Barn Railway

Swanley Park, New Barn Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7PW.
Tel: 0000.

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30th year of operation. 71/4in. gauge, 900 yards. Six steam engines, six diesel engines and three other engines (petrol & electric), over 30 coaches and…

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Fenland Light Railway

Mereside Drove, Ramsey Mereside, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2UE.
Tel: 01487 815 628.

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  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge narrow gauge railway operating steam, electric and petrol locomotives. New double oval track on new site, which is constantly developing.

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Ruislip Lido Railway

Reservoir Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 8TY.
Tel: 01895 622 595.

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  • Full disabled access

12in. gauge, 11/4 miles. The line runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Willow Lawn…

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Royden Park Miniature Railways

The Sidings, Royden Park, Frankby, Merseyside, CH48 1NP.
Tel: 0151 648 2967.

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  • Part disabled access

7.25in. ground level track. Also 3.5 & 5in. raised track. Steam and diesel.

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Royal Victoria Railway

Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 5GA.
Tel: 023 80 456 246.

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  • Part disabled access

101/4in. gauge, one mile. Six steam, two petrol and three diesel locomotives.

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Rhyl Miniature Railway

Marine Lake, Wellington Road, Rhyl, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, LL18 1AQ.
Tel: 01352 759 109.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Britain's oldest miniature railway, opened in 1911, and is located at Marine Lake, only a short walk from the new iconic pedestrian bridge Pont y Ddraig.…

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Porterswick Junction Light Railway (Hidden Valley Discovery Park)

Hidden Valley, Tredidon, St Thomas, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8SJ.
Tel: 01566 86463.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

7.25in. gauge railway. Over a mile in length. Attention to detail with telegraph poles, signal box, bridges and a 110ft tunnel. Steam and I/C locos.

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