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Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England

  • The back of a red train at Leighton Buzzard Railway
  • A black train pulling people in carriages at Leighton Buzzard Railway
  • A green steam train crossing a road at Leighton Buzzard Railway

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Please note that there are building works underway currently, so be sure to check what is and isn't available or wait a few weeks for the new and improved version!

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is the place to go if you like old steam engines with long funnels, loud whistles and lots of gleaming brass! You will be transported back to a different era, as your train chuffs its way slowly past people's houses and out into the countryside, holding up the traffic at level crossings on the way.

A heritage steam railway and working museum, there is a relaxing 70 minute return train ride, hauled in most cases by a historic steam locomotive. Discover their own fascinating history, dating back to the dark days of the First World War, and experience the vanished world of narrow-gauge light railways.

Don't forget to wave! While your engine is given coal and water at the far end of the line, you can relive the long lost days when Leighton Buzzard's quarries sent out hundreds of thousands of tonnes of sand each year, over the line you have just travelled on.

And see the diggers, locomotives and wagons that were used. This is also a great place to have a birthday party on the move, and to meet Santa every December!

Passengers this year will be able to see a new landmark on the horizon: what is claimed to be Britain's biggest onshore wind turbine! Standing 136 metres (450 feet) high, this generates enough power to supply over 1300 homes!

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Pages Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4TN, England

Contact

Click here to visit Leighton Buzzard Railway's website
01525 373888

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Opening hours are subject to change. Please call the attraction directly to avoid disappointment.

Pricing

Adults: £10.00

Seniors: £8.50

Kids: £6.00

Under 2's: Free

More Information

Eating information

Page's Park: buffet serving hot/cold drinks, ice creams, snacks and cooked meals. Large public park alongside for picnics and play. High chairs available for the smallest customers. Stonehenge Works: craft shop also sells hot/cold drinks, biscuits, etc.

Toilets

Toilets at Page's Park and Stonehenge Works stations. Wheelchair friendly toilet at Page's Park.

Gift shop

Everything from Thomas and Chuggintons books and models to DVDs of steam trains around the world, at the Page's Park shop. And don't forget the Craft Shop at Stonehenge Works station, for distinctive souvenirs or presents, made by local crafters.

Baby food facilities

Nappy changing facilities at Page's Park station, with high chairs available in the buffet. Ask the Guard to look after buggies and prams during the journey, especially if the train is busy.

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