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Ruislip Lido Railway
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The Ruislip Lido Railway is a 12 inch gauge railway operated entirely by volunteers. The line runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Willow Lawn Station which is close to the car...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Reservoir Road, Ruislip HA4 7TY, England
+44 1895 622595
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Always fun to ride on this train. It doesn't take long to reach your destination but great for the children who wave to walkers and admire the scenery.

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Love it! We walk the dogs round but my elderly parents always get a return ticket and thoroughly live it. Excellent value for money and good length of journey. Give it a try

2  Thank AJChes53
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We really loved this little train trip. Reasonably priced. We stopped half way for our picnic then travelled back to the beach. A great day out!

Thank salcrow69
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Contrary to what has been said here, parking at Ruislip Lido is free at all times in both car parks, on production of a HillingdonFirst card.

Thank peterrslp
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Although the trains were not running today you could see them in the sheds. The line runs around the lido lake, through the woods, it’s a very scenic run and very well maintained by the voulenteers. The lido is served by some cafes and has...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We love visiting the railway with out 4 year old son. We visit several times a year and everytime is a treat. We find it hard to believe it is staffed by volunteers as it is so professional. A particular highlight is the Santa specials,...More

Thank HertfordshireStone
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time at the Santa Special and even got to ride on one of their oldest steam trains 'Lady of the Lakes' on the return journey. The volunteers put in a lot of time and effort to make the event run smoothly...More

Thank SunnyDay365
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We took our grand kids to a Father Christmas event. They do it very well. The enthusiasts that work on the railway do an excellent job at dressing up and making the queuing enjoyable and entertaining. The Santa was amazing and did a great job....More

1  Thank Grandad_Sticky
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Have been going on this train since i was little and anyone would like going on it to get to the other side

Thank shirleywhelan1
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went here for my sons 2nd Birthday. He absolutely loved the train. The staff were friendly and helpful. They couldn’t have done more. My mum uses a mobility scooter and they had no problems getting it aboard. The phrase that was used a lot...More

1  Thank Matt D
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Juliane C
3 May 2018|
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Response from peterrslp | Reviewed this property |
Adult bikes are not carried on the railway. Maybe this question was posted on the wrong page.