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Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Station Road | Station Approach, Chinnor OX39 4ER, England
+44 1844 353535
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Two very excited boys loved it

two boys aged 1.5 and 2.5 absolutely loved it despite not really getting up to a lot of speed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MG_Madd
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Chesham, United Kingdom
A pleasure to be of service

We, as volunteers, all work extremely hard to provide an excellent service to all our passengers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
786lynne
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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“mince pies” (11 reviews)
“cream tea” (14 reviews)
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Station Road | Station Approach, Chinnor OX39 4ER, England
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+44 1844 353535
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"pre christmas"
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"signal box"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

two boys aged 1.5 and 2.5 absolutely loved it despite not really getting up to a lot of speed, due to stopping and opening gates over roads, the boys loved being on a steam train, sitting in a tradition carriage and generally being in the...More

1  Thank MG_Madd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We, as volunteers, all work extremely hard to provide an excellent service to all our passengers and I would like to say that the feedback we receive makes us feel it is all worth the hard work. So, thank you, traveller 03369TE, we are so...More

1  Thank 786lynne
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Murder mystery last time, could the fun be repeated on this our second outing on the train to nowhere, and once again, yes it was fantastic. My thanks go out to each and every volunteer who all worked so hard to make our evening and...More

2  Thank travellerO3369TE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather petit heritage railway, as the genre goes, but a good effort thus far and the construction of the new platform at Princes Risborough was progressing well at the time of my visit in mid-March which coincided with some rather unseasonal weather of the...More

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a quintessentially British way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon than to take a steam train ride with a cream tea. It’s a great experience if a little short. The service is first class. The heritage railway is manned by volunteers from the train...More

1  Thank Christine180250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went a few months ago with my 6 year old grandson. Boring. No running commentary which would have been informative. Came round with snack and drinks, more interested in selling this! If they mention it again I thought - envelopes on tables for a donation....More

Thank helenwooly
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Charles C, Guest Relations Manager at Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your post on TripAdvisor about your visit to the railway a few months ago. We are sorry you didn't enjoy the experience you expected, and we have been looking into your comments. Regarding the cost of the trip, all visitors are entitled...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this heritage line about 8 times now, each time loving the experience. The staff who are nearly all volunteers are super friendly, and this time I was invited into the signal box at Chinnor for a tour, a real thrill. The line...More

2  Thank chrisponsford1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the train ride for a Father’s Day treat. It cost £19 in total for my wife and 2 young children aged 6 and 2 as dads went free. We drive from chesham and the journey took 30 mins. We booked turned up to...More

2  Thank YazzyQasam
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Last weekend me and son enjoy the volunteers weekend to see how the railway was run we had a look round of places that are not open to the public be group of fantastic volunteers of who there give there times on lots of information...More

3  Thank BUCKSRHINO
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

An excellent way to pass a couple of hours. A first class little railway which well creates a cross country branch line of the late1950's/early 60's. A site is clean and tidy as are the trains. The staff are vert friendly and helpful and more...More

2  Thank Andykeithharris
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islingtonscot
29 April 2017|
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Response from Charles C | Property representative |
ChinnorPete has given some excellent information (thanks Pete) and you can see more on the website or General Enquiries (Daytime 10.00-17.00) on 07979 055366 are always very helpful. Worth mentioning that the few volunteers... More
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Ted S
22 October 2016|
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Response from LINCONIAN | Reviewed this property |
Not at the moment only runs in the week in the summer months. runs on Saturday]y evenings and all day Sundays until 30th October. See website or for details of train times. Alternatively try ringing the booking office... More
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MichaelS187054
24 March 2015|
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Response from Charles C | Property representative |
Hello Michael, Thanks for your enquiry and just to say that the line extends almost to the outskirts of Princes Risborough, but goes no further at present. We are hoping that our trains will extend into that station in the... More
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