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The Station | Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2JQ, England
+44 113 271 0320
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2013

just called there today with my friend and my dad and his cousin,who are both pensioners. we hadn't done our homework as the place doesn't open until easterbut called in to ask if we could use their toilet.The people who greeted us were very friendly...More

4  Thank noz105
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Small party visited Middleton Railway today, not our first visit, followed advice on its own website, booking not essential. Told by man who claimed he was the chairman, we could't travel as we didn't have any children and denied it said on website booking not...More

11  Thank George S
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

On the doorstep from us Middleton railway trust manned by volunteers sets a example. Friendly here informative and good for a steam ride up from the moor Road terminus to Middleton park halt ... fairly priced to boot. Several weekends the railways open plus they...More

Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely little train museum and steam railway, with a cafe and shop. The train takes you to Middleton Park, where you can enjoy a walk through beautiful woods to a duck lake and playground. Our children really enjoyed it. They especially enjoyed watching the...More

Thank alimunson
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This easy accessible site is small but has a wealth of information and a nice line that terminates at a really nice park where you can take a long walk and then return by train. The train tickets are inexpensive. Steam trains run on Sundays...More

1  Thank DJG300
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This was the venue for a family party, and a great one. We were all given a ride on the train , which is a short ride but has lots of character. The engine shed had fantastic displays and information, which was very unexpected for...More

2  Thank Christine O
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I really enjoyed visiting Middleton Railway. The museum was a revelation and the actual train was quaint and fun.

2  Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little railway with well turned out coaches. Was fun to stand on the balcony and wstch the views of Leeds. If you take the opportunity to explore the park at the other end is a good half day out; otherwise would be a very...More

1  Thank NickPeterMul
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I first visited this lovely railway museum when my children were very young and spent many weekends enjoying trips on the engines and also special occasions here. Over the years it has improved yet kept the lovely traditions that everyone loves. Today my youngest child...More

1  Thank Lynda T
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent value for money, my children loved the little train journey. There is a park you can stop off at too. Really lovely day, take a picnic 👍

2  Thank claire20161
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely! Great value, lovely volunteers working there and fab little cafe to start. Lovely little train ride with a jolly santa and good quality gifts. Will be back next year!

1  Thank helenh13Leeds
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Just taken my two nephews on the Santa special.. The boys are 8 and 2. I was very impressed by the organisation and friendliness of the staff. The museum was good and the kids loved the train ride. Mr Santa was lovely and the boys...More

4  Thank alyowl
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25 April 2017|
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Response from richardandkids | Reviewed this property |
There is a small car park and it's free. Anytime you should be fine to fit in there except for the santa train times in December.
Charles B
5 April 2016|
Response from Robert T |
It is open from the end of March till New years day, then it is closed for winter maintenance. Although it December it runs Santa Specials.