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The Lavender Line

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Notwithstanding you can ride on a train - in this case a "Thumper" two car diesel train - many... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Arthur C
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Went here and had a great day out, the staff are dressed impeccably and the trains spotless, well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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“guards van”(3 reviews)
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The Lavender Line is a heritage railway based at the restored Victorian station of Isfield near Lewes in East Sussex. It is has been operated and maintained almost entirely by volunteers since 1991. It is open to the public for one mile train rides...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Isfield Station, Isfield, Uckfield TN22 5XB, England
+44 1825 750515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here and had a great day out, the staff are dressed impeccably and the trains spotless, well worth a visit

Thank Tushers777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see at the Lavender Line. It's a small preserved line. Step onboard for a 2 mile round trip on a preserved train. Small cafe and large car park.

Thank Nick-Zed-R
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Had a ride on the lavender line but didn’t realise how short it was. Didn’t think it was very good value for money. Wouldn’t ride this one again, my son was very disappointed.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Never sure when steam engine in service, diesel engine rather dull, and the distance covered is minimal

Thank MacL13
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Our son loves trains and loves coming here . It’s a lovely little station with staff who absolutely love trains and are volunteers so want to be there . Train journey is short but lovely views £4 return for a single trip and either £8...More

Thank Mel M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely location with great views the breakfasts are such great value starting at £6 which included tea or coffee I would highly recomend a visit the train rides are also lovely and the crew have a real passion

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Unlimited journeys on the train - in a restored brake van! That made a change from the carriages of other steam railways, and very pleasant to be riding outside on such a beautiful day. The atmosphere at the station, the friendliness of all the staff...More

1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A visit while en route home, timed to enjoy an excellent breakfast! Unfortunately the steam engine was out of service...but that's the nature of these heritage lines. A diesel substitute and guards van trip were enjoyable. Thanks to all the volunteers.

1  Thank 616jacquelinem
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Notwithstanding you can ride on a train - in this case a "Thumper" two car diesel train - many come, including my wife and I for the breakfasts. Having been before we were not disappointed and the standard breakfasts were excellent value at £6 each...More

1  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The Lavendar line is the best place to visit in the area for an excellent breakfast at a great price I go most weeks and the food is never a disappointment

1  Thank harriet548
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Jackie H
2 February 2018|
Response from davidhews46 | Reviewed this property |
Afraid I can't answer this question. I suggest you ring them on 01825750515. They will be able to answer your queries.