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The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway

Railway and Transport Attractions, Indoor
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Location iconLeadhills
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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.



The Station,
ML12 6XS,

Phone number

01555 662963


Adults: £8

Child: £4

Family: £20

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Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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