Ness Islands Railway
Telephone: 01463 235 533
On the Ness Islands Railway you'll be riding a 7 and a quarter inch gauge track, with 3 trains running half mile long scenic services through the Whin Park.
Of the 3 trains 2 are diesel locomotives from the Mardyke Miniature Railway and then the Tinkerbell Chrissy engine is steam. They pull sit astride style coaches so you're open to the elements and must sit still and stay balanced. This means of course it's not ideal for babies or small folk who've been really packing away the e-numbers... so although it's only a short ride do give it proper thought because of the seating. Also, skirts are inadvisable!
The services run weekends throughout much of the year and daily through the school holidays, so it's a pretty reliable trip, though it's worth ringing ahead in bad weather as obviously they don't run an uncovered ride in really appalling conditions!
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It may be worth checking out Ness Islands Railway's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact Ness Islands Railway before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
All week (incl. weekends) during the school holidays from 11.30 AM until 4.30 PM
Prices & Admission
All rides only £2
Kids under 4 go FREE!
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