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“£1 to the next level”

Central Tramway Company
Ranked #3 of 59 things to do in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Central Tramway is Scarborough’s Victorian cliff railway on the historic South Bay. Opened in 1881 the company carries 500,000 passengers a year and is preserving the heritage of the site for future generations.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Not much can be said about a tram car the idea is climb aboard at the bottom, the top car is being loaded at the same time, about a 30 to 45 second ride with a panoramic view of the bay on the way up. You pay as you exit.
This route saves a long winding walk to the top, You have to be aware of the times the tram operates.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Davejb2014
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for taking the Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review. The team at Central Tramway all appreciate it.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

As you expect really, a lot of fun(icular) for all the family. I tend to use the one by the Spa more, but this one looks more attractive to the eye and is usually always full. Friendly staff all round.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank srotideuk
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for taking the Tramway and for taking the time to write a great review. The team all appreciate it.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The only way to get back up the cliff with a wheelchair, saved a strenuous climb and only took a few minutes

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vonandjim
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for taking the Tramway and for taking the time to write a review. The team at Central Tramway all appreciate it.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This lovely tramway is an excellent way to save your weary legs to get to or from the beach. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Goggy
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for taking the Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review. The team at Central Tramway all appreciate it.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

An experience, evidenced by a queue to go up. You wouldn't have to wait long though as the cars leave pretty frequently. £1 a trip is very reasonable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard R
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write a review, we really do appreciate it. With thanks from all the team.

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