The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway | Day Out With The Kids

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The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway

  • Leadhills
  • Indoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Attraction Information

At The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway you can visit Scotland's highest villages and enjoy a run on the narrow gauge railway which operates from Leadhills to Wanlockhead. Britain's highest adhesion railway, reaching 1498ft above sea level!

Plus, explore the lead mining museum at Wanlockhead and the oldest subscription library at Leadhills. Marvel at the skills of the lead miners who dug their shafts to below sea level and excavated miles of tunnels in their search for the lead ore and the silver it contained.

Opening hours

Runs on selected dates year round primarily from April to September.

Pricing

Adults: £8

Child: £4

Family: £20

Travel & Contact Information

Address

The Station, Leadhills, Lanarkshire, ML12 6XS, Scotland

Phone number

01555 662963

Map

Website

Click here to visit The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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