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Santa special

Fantastic experience for the children, run by lovely people. We were all made to feel very welcome... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen W
loved by children and families assisted by the obvious enthusiasm of the organisers

this is a well established attraction in Long Ditton run entirely by volunteers. I have no idea... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Ed N
London, United Kingdom
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Claygate Lane | Willowbank, Thames Ditton KT7 0LE, England
+44 7931 371563
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic experience for the children, run by lovely people. We were all made to feel very welcome! Our party included grandparents, parents and 4 children from 5 yrs to 3 months. Mum was very grateful for the warm and welcoming café in which to feed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

this is a well established attraction in Long Ditton run entirely by volunteers. I have no idea how long it has been going, but I used to take my two sons there over 25 years ago. It seems that as an attraction it continues to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ed N
Reviewed 10 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank liskenny
Reviewed 7 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maddy R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank V7880HAdavidm
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

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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 klimaytys | 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