Thompson Park and Miniature Railway | Day Out With The Kids

Your shopping basket

Your basket (0 tickets)

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway

Burnley, Lancashire, England

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 review)

  • Visitors travelling on the Thompson Park and Miniature Railway
  • Families travelling on the Thompson Park and Miniature Railway
  • People travelling on the Thompson Park and Miniature Railway

Attraction Information

  • Railway and Transport Attractions icon Railway and Transport Attractions
  • Parks and Playgrounds icon Parks and Playgrounds

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

At Thompson Park there is a whopping great 3 acre boating lake here plus the River Brun bisects the Park, between the 2 providing habitat for many various water birds and being excellent for a spot of family fishing. There are 2 original ornamental bridges which cross the river and approximately 5km of paths in the Park, where you'll find numerous other things to enjoy!

Their sweet little railway operates on Sundays and Bank holidays April to October (weather permitting). Rides cost just £1.00 and the income is well used to support the railway, which can also be booked for children's parties!

The paddling pool is the only one in the borough and attracts large numbers of families in warm weather so time your visit well if you're not keen on a crowd. The pool is filled at weekends and school holidays between April and September on days when the weather is warm and sunny. If you want to check if the pool is full please call the Ranger Service on 01282 831053.

You can also have at the children's adventure play area and cool sandpit, plus the boating lake also welcomes model boating so be sure to bring yours along if you've got one (free but license required from office). You can also discover the sunken Italian garden, Rose garden, Beech garden and a fun little putting green, plus use the helpful Ranger's base and of course the toilets.

Public events held here include Christmas and Easter activities, brass band concerts and their annual Ranger Open Day.

Facilities

  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Ormerod Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3QW, England

Contact

Click here to visit Thompson Park and Miniature Railway's website
01282 831053

You must enable JavaScript to see this map

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Early March to end of October

Every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, Wednesday during School Holidays 12:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Boats: £1.00 per person

Reviews

Best park in lancashire

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 25.03.16


Everything here, well worth a visit - railway, super playarea, sand pit, water, boating, lovely walks around and just perfect with lots of ducks to see

Please sign in or register to write a review

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway

Burnley

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)


Inspiration to your inbox + exclusive partner benefits

Want to know more?

Book Online

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway

Burnley, Lancashire, England

5 star Rating 5 / 1 (1 reviews)

Step 1: Choose a date


Step 2: Available Tickets

Please select a date above to see available tickets


Step 3: Who's going

Please select a date and ticket above to choose

Total: £00.00