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Middleton Railway

The Station | Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2JQ, England
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Lovely, informative and traditional.

I first visited this lovely railway museum when my children were very young and spent many weekends... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Lynda T
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Leeds
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Brilliant day out

Excellent value for money, my children loved the little train journey. There is a park you can stop... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
claire20161
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“santa train” (8 reviews)
“mince pies” (8 reviews)
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The Station | Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2JQ, England
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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

Thank Lynda T
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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 👍

Thank claire20161
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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!

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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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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Choo choo's Things to move trains to ride, and a model train set to see zoom by. Support your local.

Thank NotsuCow
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Took the boy here as he is train mad, was very impressed, the museum is good and the train is ride is good, the train stops in the local park, there is a cafe in the park but it's a bit of walk up a...More

Thank TheUrbanWarrior
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Visited here for the first recently, and was not disappointed. As the world's oldest operating railway, the Middleton Railway showcases Leed's contribution to Britain's railway heritage in its museum with examples of locomotives built in the Leeds area, as well as a one-mile track running...More

1  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ok for a quick brew and bite before going on with your day. Reasonable prices served in well used mugs.

Thank Mikemkj
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

A brilliant little preserved railway. Not a very long line, only two stops. Arrive at the Hunslett station, have a excellent collection of Industrial locomotives, both steam and diesel from various former train builders in Leeds. We were pulled by a lovely old industrial steam...More

1  Thank bazonian2015
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Coming from the North East, I should start by saying that Tanfield had been running for at least 25 years by the time the Middleton opened :-). However, this is still a place of great historical interest which is clearly in very safe hands and...More

2  Thank John C
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lisawilkinson60
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.
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Charles B
5 April 2016|
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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.
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