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This hidden gem, only 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh, is located in the historic town of Bo’ness. Our friendly staff will welcome you aboard one of our heritage steam or diesel-hauled trains and wish you a pleasant journey. The train...more
Bo'Ness Station Union Street, Bo'ness EH51 9AQ, Scotland
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Stopped in on our way home from holiday.
Great little preserved line, to find almost by accident with a steep link up the hill to what would have been the old main line junction.
Anyhow - well worth a visit.
This is a great place to visit. The ride on the train from Bo’ness up to Manuel and back is great fun, with excellent views across the Forth. The museum is well worth the short trek and the model railway, housed in two old German...More
Booked this in October for family.
Two adults and kids age 8 & 14.
We arrived in plenty time and there was loads of parking available. We were directed to a spot by a lovely volunteer.
On entering the station we visited the shop and...More
Terrible trip. What a waste of time and money. Santa was awful. Short train ride and then everyone off for a marshmallow skewer. Back on the train and a man with an accordion and a violinist came through the carriage a quick three songs back...More
Had a great time on the Santa train last weekend. Our 8 & 5 year old enjoyed it. Lots of little treats and a nice wee gift from Santa. Perhaps Santa could invest in a better suit but other than that - it was very...More
This is a good value day out.
Before the station cafe there is a miniature steam train ride.
Free mince pies and tear/coffee too.
Children get a chocolate gift from Santa’s helper a substantive gift from Santa plus a reindeer hat to wear. If they...More
If you have children or grandchildren like us, this is for you. I think my wife and i enjoyed ourselves as much as our grandaughters did. We found the staff and vaulenteers very friendly and did a great job in keeping our 5 year old...More
Response from Bonessrailway | Property representative |
Joyce is correct, the afternoon tea train leaves Bo'ness at 14.10, it's a return journey so it gets back to Bo'ness at 15.14. We look forward to seeing you soon, please remember pre-booking is essential for this.