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Railworld Wildlife Haven

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What a wonderful place to visit,my wife and I both visited recently after saying we really need to... read more

Reviewed today
Bluethunderbt W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Secret Garden in the heart of a city

Immediately adjacent to rail lines and the River Nene, delightful setting to spend time sitting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Graham W
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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Alongside the Nene Valley Railway,(NVR)Peterborough Station. Short walk from Peterborough Main Line Station - Open Every weekend in 2018 from Easter till October 28th + School Holidays - We are a self funded volunteer group. We have a Passion for...more
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Oundle Road - City end | Access thru Pleasure Fair Meadow Car Park - PE28AT, Peterborough PE2 9NR, England
+44 1733 344240
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit,my wife and I both visited recently after saying we really need to go RAILWORld we are both retired so our entrance fee was £3 each,otherwise for those under retire mentioned £4 . It's also a great place for family's,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Immediately adjacent to rail lines and the River Nene, delightful setting to spend time sitting watching or exploring railway museum including model railways or environment centre. Could be just an hour or for half a day and in addition riding the Nene Valley Railway. Difficult...More

Thank Graham W
N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Graham W - Wonderful! You have made 'us' all so happy ....'Us' - We are just mere volunteers - But volunteers with a certain passion for 'Our World' and we like to 'Entertain and hopefully Educate' our visitors and friends that we can...More

Reviewed yesterday

We found Railworld easily with good signage from the City Centre. We would recommend a visit to this hidden gem which is run by Volunteers. There are many interesting things to see including Model Railways and the lovely Wildlife Haven.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Before taking the steam train ride, I spent some time at the Railroad Wildlife Haven and very impressed. The model rail road will entertain the kids and the park (wildlife haven) was maintained nicely and enjoyable. One could sit there and enjoy the view of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this lovely place a couple of weeks ago when travelling on the flying Scotsman and have been back twice now. My three children absolutely loved it and there is lots for them to explore and do. Very reasonably priced and the volunteers who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what an amazing place, we travelled from Essex on a personal recommendation and we were not disappointed. This place really shows you what can be done with hard working volunteers and an attitude of looking after the environment and not throwing things away. Listening...More

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N3117LOBrianP, Volunteer at Railworld Wildlife Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WOW! - You have brought tears to my eyes ... All we ever wanted to do was give people a lovely day out with their children and everyone can learn something about 'Our Amazing World' that we all share ...We have never had any core...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful little place to take train mad nephews and great nephews alike! we all really enjoyed our visit as there was so much for the little ones to do and see and touch as well as lovely gardens for the older members of...More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a lovely 2hrs at Railworld. It closed at 2 today as the volunteers were out this evening getting an award. This is such a lovely place for big and little boys. The girls will enjoy yhe wildlife garden. Plenty of seats...More

1  Thank spidargirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit with my dad in his mobility scooter. All accessible and lots to see. Volunteer Brian really helpful and gave us history. Lovely morning out for anyone. Grandkids will love to come so I’m sure I will be back soon. Model trains real trains nature...More

1  Thank matthews20022018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day out. Something for all ages to enjoy. You can see from pictures just how much hard work the team has put in. Congratulations

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Julie B
23 March 2018|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
Well - We close at the end of October - But - We all volunteers - mostly 'retired' and we work on the project all thru the year so we will be on site - so just contact us via the website and we will open up for you, show you... More
Andrew W
23 October 2017|
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Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
We charge £2 for children, £3 for concessions, £4 for adults and £10 for a family of 5 ... All prices and opening days on our website - drop-down box front page LHS ... Best wishes - Brian
19 October 2017|
Response from N3117LOBrianP | Property representative |
Thank you Dormouse 3 - It's difficult for people to understand - We are just volunteers ... We brought the land, we have worked it and with the help of many people, individuals,groups and companies we have achieved what we... More