Leighton Buzzard Railway
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Average time spent – 1.5-2+ hours.
Things to do at Leighton Buzzard Railway review
The Leighton Buzzard Railway is one of the oldest narrow-gauge railway lines in England. It’s also one of the longest lines at just under 3 miles and has a great collection of locomotives and rolling stock. The line was built after the First World war to serve sand quarries north of Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire.
It is now a popular tourist attraction with steam trains that run along their track 5 times a week from March to October plus Santa specials in December. It’s a lovely line with some tunnels and pretty scenery to look at.
You can book a return journey which takes approximately 85 minutes. This is usually a steam train service although they do sometimes have diesel engines. There is also a working museum which you can see during your visit. The railway is managed and operated by the volunteer members of the Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway Society, which is a non-profit organisation with charitable status.
They also have a cute play area at Stoneghenge for little ones and they run yearly special events.
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Important Information Leighton Buzzard Railway
Eating – There is a cafe on-site, the Buzz rail cafe, which sells hot and cold food and drinks.
Facilities in brief – Narrow-gauge railway line with train rides, a play area and a working museum. There are toilets on-site and a cafe.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult return ticket is £9.50 without gift aid, children 2-17 are £5.90. Under 2s are free. Other pricing options are available.
Dog friendly? Dogs are welcome on a lead and are free to ride on the trains.
Car Parking – There is on-site parking, there may be a charge to park.
Opening: Their trains run on selected dates from March through to November. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Address: Pages Park Station, Billington Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TG, Bedfordshire, England. Phone: 01525 373888
Category – Train Rides – Mostly Outdoors – suitable for all ages.
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