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The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

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A lovely way to spend the day.

If you are looking for a leisure day then don't miss a trip from Wells to Walsingham on the light... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom

Had to be done, rally enjoyed our visor to Wallsingham, hadn't realised it was the English... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Coalport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

If you are looking for a leisure day then don't miss a trip from Wells to Walsingham on the light railway and spend the afternoon exploring Walsingham after a superb lunch and a bottle of wine to relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Retired106
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had to be done, rally enjoyed our visor to Wallsingham, hadn't realised it was the English 'Nazareth'. Did the Pilgrim walk and visited the retreat - a great place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

What a delightful little railway...it takes 30 minutes to get from Wells to Walsingham (and obviously the same for the return journey). It has open and closed carriages and as the weather was so hot and sunny...we sat outside. The scenery was stunning...made all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

With plenty of preserved and narrow guage railways in the area the Wells & Walsingham Light Railway is carving a niche for itself as the Enchanted Railway. I arrived at Wells station a short while before the train to Walsingham arrived and there is an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank therichastill
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I visited the railway with six friends, we started at Walsingham and were not disappointed!we had a proper return ticket and caught the 11.15 flyer to Wells, the journey takes thirty minutes but I didn’t want it to end!we journied through brilliant countryside past old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great way too spend a couple of hours.Lovely Staff and great scenery.Weather was good.No sure if it rains.😎

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Exploration770888
Reviewed 29 September 2018

we enjoyed the not very comfortable train ride, its quaint. Often the views are not great but its an event not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RJandJBW
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My 2 year old daughter absolutely loves trains so this seemed like a novel way of travelling to Wells. We hopped on the train in Walsingham and she thoroughly enjoyed the full half an hour journey - they have laid out "fairy houses" and trolls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melawhite
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went one way on this (it was full on the way out so hubby drove us to Walsingham and daughter and I got it back to Wells). As it was the school holidays it had an enchanted fairy theme and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sarahl0uiser
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Enjoyed our return trip to Walsingham on this train. Potters along a track between Wells and Walsingham through some lovely countryside at a sedate pace. The staff were great and obviously passionate about this little piece of history.

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 October 2018|
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Response from keithbW7084QR | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot walk the track it runs from wells next the sea to Walsingham and back they have a website too try it it’s fun!!
10 September 2018|
Response from Ken J | Reviewed this property |
Children 4 years of age, carers and dogs (if room) travel for free
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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.