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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

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Address: St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
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+44 1872 510317
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Fun for all the family

We open 2016 winter weekends from 5 November until 4...

Fun for all the family

We open 2016 winter weekends from 5 November until 4 December 2016, then our Santa Trains (pre-booking is essential) and 2017 winter weekends 4 February until 2016 March 2017.

Everyone, young or old, loves a train ride and Lappa Valley Steam Railway offers three different railways experiences, with over three miles of track! Your journey begins with the mile-long trip, from Benny Halt Station, on a miniature steam locomotive taking you through the picturesque wooded valley to East Wheal Rose. Here you will find more railways, a fabulous wooded valley to explore with a boating lake, a path maze, crazy golf, play area, plus delicious food in the Whistle Stop Cafe and a gift shop packed with everything about trains and more. Lappa Valley is the ideal day out for a family, loads for the children to do all day and plenty to entertain mums, dads and grandparents too!

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Wonderful!

We went for a visit here whilst on a family holiday with our 2 year old. You start at a station which was exciting enough for our son! It's just a short journey to the park... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Clyn40
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a visit here whilst on a family holiday with our 2 year old. You start at a station which was exciting enough for our son! It's just a short journey to the park. Once there you have a few mini trains you can choose to have a ride on. We went on them all. One takes you... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a lovely review. It is great to read what a wonderful time you and your family had with us and that you will be back to visit us again! We now open for Winter Weekends and February Half Term before fully reopening in April. We have lots of exciting developments happening at the park and... More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Fantastic time at Lappa Valley for their Santa Express. Magical with all the lights, carriages had fairy lights and there was no queuing to see the man himself. The children had a lovely gifts while adults indulged in mulled wine and mince pies. Lovely expierience thank you

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review. It is a pleasure to know what a lovely experience you had and that the children enjoyed their gifts. Our bookings willl open in the Autumn for 2017. Sign up to our newsletter on our website to be the first to hear :) More 

Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Our first time to Lappa Valley. Absolutely fantastic. The kids had a wonderful time and unlike many place, nothing felt horribly commercial. Magical!

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you - we do hope you will be back to visit us again soon! More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A lovely attraction in Cornwall with steam and electric ride on trains, boating lake, crazy golf, maze etc. A good day out for all the family. James Gordon

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Well done we had a fab day out with the grandchildren to see father Christmas thank you so well done every one was so happy and helpful cannot wait to go back in the summer

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you - always a pleasure to read what a great experience our visitors have had with us! We can't wait to welcome you back again in Summer! More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

After visiting in the summer we came back to get in the Christmas mood to see Santa! We weren't disappointed!! Lovely lights and Christmas music set the mood! Absolutely delicious complimentary warm mince pie and a large mulled wine really warmed up the adults ready for a game of crazy golf! But for us it was down to Keith who... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Keith is a very special member of the team - he was only too happy to ensure you had a great visit with us! We are delighted to know what a special experience you had with us and that your son was able to enjoy everything on offer. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to return to Lappa Valley with our 3 year old and our small dog and this time we also hired the station flat which can be hired directly through Lappa Valley or Sykes cottages. We had an amazing time. It's a well equipped flat with everything you will need to take small children on holiday. They have a... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to read what a wonderful stay you had at our Station Flat. We are glad you found it so accommodating and comfortable for you and your family. Do make sure you book directly with us for a 10% discount off of the listed price! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Worth a trip for a half day visit, but I think you would be hard pushed to spend all day here. You get a train from the main station to where the rest of the attractions are. There are a few different train journeys to choose from and hen you can enjoy a kayak around the small lake. Best for... More 

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muffin032, Markerting Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review. We are now open weekends throughout Winter with significantly reduced fares, so we do hope you will be back to visit us again soon. More 

London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We love lappa valley - the kids and hubbie enjoy the trains, I'm a fan of the boating lake and crazy golf always raises a laugh. The play areas are vast and keep the boys occupied for ages. The cafe serves amazing cakes, cream teas and a cracking hot chocolate in winter.

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we really appreciate it! It is great to see you will be visiting us over Winter and enjoying all we have to offer!! More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Really went to Lappa Valley too late in the day for our 3 yr old grandson and much older grandfather to explore all the trains and mining heritage on the site. After parking the car and paying for entry you have a 10 min train ride behind a small steam engine to the amusement park. Here there are more train... More 

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and detailed review! We love to read them. We are delighted you will be back to see us again, we are opening winter weekends for the first time this year at a reduced rate! We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon and make sure the grandchildren bring their wellies! More 

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