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The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1QB, England
+44 1328 711630
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Disappointed - should have checked their website!

Always check their website before setting off to get this train. We didn't and got there to find... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jennifer S
via mobile
What a lovely trip

Such a lovely experience steaming through the pretty norfolk countryside on a sunny afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Johndavid F
Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1QB, England
+44 1328 711630

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always check their website before setting off to get this train. We didn't and got there to find out that the train wasn't running due to the wind. That's fair enough but disappointing nonetheless. Also be aware that the car park is a field so...More

Thank Jennifer S
WWLR, Owner at The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and we're sorry to have disappointed you and that you travelled to see us and found us closed. Our safe operating limit is 40mph wind gusts. We use the same weather website as the Wells Harbour Master's office and whenever...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely experience steaming through the pretty norfolk countryside on a sunny afternoon, really enjoyed the trip to Walsingham on this little railway and Walsingham has so much to explore when you arrive. I last done this trip nearly 40 years ago and it...More

Thank Johndavid F
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visited here in the summer as my friend had tickets to ride the railway. Very pleasant experience. The staff were very helpful, friendly and accommodating. The Wells Railway Station has a few more buildings and sheds to look at as the Waldringham end is literally...More

Thank jamsarnie7
Reviewed 17 December 2017

After arriving in Norfolk from south west France yesterday for a 3 week stay we decided to visit Holkham Hall and finish off the afternoon with a journey on the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway at 15 hrs, it was cold, wet and windy, however...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We went on December 10th for the 'Santa Special' and it was a great experience. The staff take great care to ensure everybody has a good time and the event was very well organised. I was particularly impressed with the thought that obviously went in...More

Thank Philip V
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Worth a trip. Well organised and a really enjoyable ride through the countryside. Could do with a little more TLC in some places but don’t let that put you off going. Compared to other steam railways costs are reasonable. A decent bacon butter also from...More

1  Thank George P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went on the miniature railway from Wells . It is outside the town so necessitates a drive but there was plenty of parking . It was late September ! We got the 2p.m train and the journey takes half an hour . There are...More

1  Thank iristerry2014
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This little railway is worth a visit, if only to be hauled by what must be two of the smallest public service Garratt locos. Like many "heritage" narrow-guage railways, this one suffers from a large part of it being in a cutting, originally made for...More

1  Thank Appenazow
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Took the trip with my cousin and husband for our 53 rd wedding Anniversary had a lovely morning staff very friendly especially Eric lovely scenery bit chilly but what do you expect for oct had coffee and snacks in snack bar bacon sandwich was lovely...More

1  Thank Ann E
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This was fun. Staff were very helpful and friendly. All volunteers. I'm sure children would love this trip, we went from Holt to Sheringham, as there is more to do in Sheringham. Beach and shops etc. whereas there is just a town in Holt.

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Caroline K
25 June 2016|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
Wisbech to the railway at Wells-Next-The-Sea is 1 hour 23 minutes. Also allow 15 minutes for the Hardwick roundabout at King's Lynn which can be a nightmare in summer.