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Broomy Hill Railway 2020

Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LJ.
Tel: 01989 561 019.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

7.25in. gauge running line and other, smaller, gauges. Steam operated.

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Bentley Miniature Railway 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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

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Cinderbarrow Miniature Railway 2020

Tarn Lane, Yealand Redmayne, Nr Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9RX.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

The ground-level ‘ride-on’ track can accommodate models in 3.5, 5, 7.25in. gauges. The landscaped circuit at the picnic area allows many visitors to…

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East Herts Miniature Railway

Van Hage Garden Company, Amwell Hill, Great Amwell, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9RP.
Tel: 07956 310138.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge. 600 yards. Four steam, three petrol and one battery electric locomotives.

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Bridgend Miniature Railway 2020

Fountain Road (opposite the Nature Reserve), Aberkenfig, Bridgend, Bridgend, CF32 0EH.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Miniature railway of various gauges is located in over four acres of woodland adjacent to the Parc Slip Nature Reserve.

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Barnards Miniature Railway 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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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Ashmanhaugh Light Railway 2020

East View Farm, Stone Lane, Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, NR12 8YW.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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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Drumawhey Junction Railway

Four Road Ends , 60 Upper Gransha Road, Nr Donaghadee, Co. Down, BT21 0LZ.
Tel: 028 9147 3948 .

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The line is the longest 7¼in. gauge railway in Ireland at over 1.5km. It has steep gradients, embankments & cuttings as well as two bridges, twin track…

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Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 6QJ.
Tel: 01323 520 229.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge. Steam and diesel locos, also model railways. Travel behind them as they meander for nearly a mile around the beautiful country park. Diesel…

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Stansted Park Light Railway

Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6DX.

  • Parking

In grounds of Stansted House. 7¼in. gauge, 800 yards. Steam & i/c locomotives.

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Thornes Park Miniature Railway (Wakefield)

Thornes Park, Park Grove Road, Wakefield, Yorkshire, WF2 8TW.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The railway has a ground level 7 1/4in. gauge track, which runs for approx. 1/2 mile.

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Ravensprings Park Miniature Railway

Cawcliffe Road, Brighouse, Halifax, Yorkshire, HD6 2HP.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

There are two different railways with both diesel and steam on ground and raised level tracks, with multiple trains running all afternoon around the park.

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Royds Park Miniature Railway

New Street, Liversedge, Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, BD19 5LL.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Situated in pleasant surroundings on an old LNER railtrack with 2 1/2in. to 7 1/4in. gauge raised track and 5in. and 7 1/4in. gauge ground level track.…

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Greenhead Park Miniature Railway

Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD1 4DT.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

It is a ground level track which runs for 1/3 mile with 7 1/4in. locomotives - both diesel and steam.

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Copsewood Miniature Railway

Copsewood Sports Ground, Allard Way, Binley, Coventry , Warwickshire, CV3 1JP.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

5in. & 7 1/4in running line.

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Pembrey Country Park Miniature Railway

Pembrey Country Park, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, SA16 0EJ.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Ground level 5in. and 7¼in. gauge track; also elevated 3½in. and 5in. gauge track.

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Wells Harbour Railway

Pinewoods, Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1DR.

  • Part disabled access

10.25in. gauge. 1,200 yards, running between Wells Harbour and Pinewoods. Diesel locomotives.

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Evergreens Miniature Railway

Dawn Bank, Nr Boston, Lincolnshire, PE23 4AE.
Tel: 01205 750 204.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge, 1500 yds. 10 steam, two petrol and three battery locomotives. Also 400 yard long 5in. gauge track.

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Saltburn Miniature Railway

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

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

This 15in. gauge railway is listed as one of the country's most famous railways.

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Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway

Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1QQ.
Tel: 07530 397 079.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Operating on 7¼in. gauge, with steam and diesel hauled trains, on a ¼ mile circuit around the lake. Santa in Dec.

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Lodge Farm Park Miniature Railway

Lodge Farm Park, Main Road, Romford, Greater London, RM2 5JB.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

New 7 1/4in. gauge railway, around 1,000 yards long. Located in Lodge Farm Park.

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Ferry Meadows Railway

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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

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Fenland Light Railway

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • 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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Field Place Miniature Railway

Field Place, Durrington, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1NP.
Tel: 01273 870 261.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

5in. gauge live steam and diesel outline electric locomotives on an overlapping circular track a quarter mile long. Normally four locomotives are operating…

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