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Birthday party!

I cannot recommend this enough for all families with young children - boys and girls alike. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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2nd Birthday Party

Such a fantastic place to have a birthday party!!! The staff are so accommodating- especially John... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maddy R
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Claygate Lane | Willowbank, Thames Ditton KT7 0LE, England
+44 7931 371563
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this enough for all families with young children - boys and girls alike. We contacted the railway beforehand and arranged a birthday party in the field together with the birthday train, when the crowd is asked to sing ‘happy birthday’! It was...More

Thank liskenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic place to have a birthday party!!! The staff are so accommodating- especially John Reilly, who helped me organise the day and sort out parking nearby etc. He also helped us with an uncle with limited mobility. Would highly recommend this place -...More

Thank Maddy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with previous visits, everyone was polite, friendly and welcoming and our son absolutely loved it (especially the birthday train as he got to sit at the front!). Queues for the trains were long, but they're also a little deceptive as you never have to...More

Thank atbloo
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited the Thames Ditton Miniature Railway on Bank Holiday Monday and really enjoyed the experience. Yes it was very busy and yes parking is off site but there is plenty of street parking in the area just a short walk away. On arrival we...More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Came for a day out to the railway (2 adults, a 2 year old and a 12 year old). Really good fun, safe for kids and well organised. Great value! Parking can be painful and if weather good it gets busy so be prepared for...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of steam trains operated by volunteers. Bank holidays and 1st Sunday of the month. Good for kids of all ages.

Thank nahcarts
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We took our grandson on the miniature railway although he was not that bothered but afterwards he could not stop talking about it and is keen to go again (he is 4years old).Its a very popular venue as it’s only available once a month and...More

Thank VickyWholrent
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a total delight. The models are accurate and beautifully made and maintained by the club members. The rides are really fun and the atmosphere is brilliant. Good for all ages.More

2  Thank Sabre44
Andrew K, Director of Sales at Thames Ditton Miniature Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit to our Railway. Our new season begins on Sunday 1st April and then on the first Sunday of every month until December plus all Bank Holiday weekend Sundays and Mondays. Don’t forget that the December date...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Taking our children on the Santa Train here is a highlight of the run up to Christmas - for adults and children alike! The train journey is wonderful, the presents Father Christmas gives the children are always wonderful and the staff are so friendly. As...More

Thank veritywislocki
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We visited Thames Ditton Santa 3rd time. Our kids love this adventure, they got amazing presents this year (each kid has different present and it is great!). as well as previous years too. Not cheap, according to their age.

Thank Olga V
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6 July 2016|
Response from Joanna W | Reviewed this property |
They have a website if you google thames ditton miniature railway it should come up - you can see the days they are open. Its usually around bank holidays and some weekends.
8 May 2015|
Response from Andrew K | Property representative |
Yes, we do welcome children’s parties! The package includes early entry to the railway, advance tickets, a birthday train for those important birthday photographs, access to the Meadow and family picnic seating. Self... More