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Swingboat flowers

Got to comment on the beautiful display of hanging baskets on an old swingboat ride positioned at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chester, United Kingdom
Train to the pier

This is a great train ride from King's Garden to the pier. The fare is £3 return per person, which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on this train with our grandson he is 4 he loves it, but the whole thing is tired it needs updating painting cleaning and generally a good sort out. It sad as it was a nice day the weather was hot, and if...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to comment on the beautiful display of hanging baskets on an old swingboat ride positioned at the railway station by the fairground. A brilliant use for a redundant fairground ride, wish I had taken a photograph.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great train ride from King's Garden to the pier. The fare is £3 return per person, which can be expensive if you are with family or in a group (although 3 year olds and under travel free). It is a shame there...More

Thank LoveTravel582388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Use this to save some walking. Not the longest of rides. £3 return, imm. if you wish but you can come back later. Not much view of the lake as you are often behind bushes etc.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Pleasureland miniature railway is brilliant fun and has some real history to it as well! Priced at £3 for a return ticket, this miniature train takes you from just outside Pleasureland to a station near the pier, then back again if you wish. The...More

1  Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing opportunity for so many people to enjoy the rides. Small children love it. We thoroughly enjoy the variety of expeiriences we can offer our niece.

Thank Lokilovesme
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

As my title to this review says this is a ride from a time gone by. Very pleasant and hugs the bank of marine lake.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I love trains, just as most men ( and women for that matter) do. This is a small train ride alongside the lake. Several years ago it looked very tired but now it appears to have been acquired by a new owner who has plans...More

1  Thank zoomcooke
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Enjoyed a long weekend in Southport and used the Lakeside Miniature Railway to travel from the far end of the Marine Lake to the pier. It is a very pleasant trip by the side of the lake.The Driver is very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A great very old minature railway. Goes along about a mile, has diesel powered mock steam locomotives. A pleasant ride along the park, pleasant ride if the weather is nice. Over 100 years old.

1  Thank bazonian2015
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