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Sherwood Forest Railway

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:30
Open today: 11:00 - 16:30
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"Great Miniature Steam Station"

Was in the area and found the miniature railway by chance. Very friendly and informative owners. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Maureen B
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Red letter day

Got the train driving experience for my birthday. Excellent. Free parking. Play area for small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worksop, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Sherwood Forest Railway is a real steam railway in miniature with 6 locomotives 12 coaches, signals, level crossings, and tunnel all perfectly recreated in miniature which kids love to experience. To make the day even more memorable we also offer...more
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Gorsethorpe Lane | Near Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9HL, England
+44 1623 515339
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was in the area and found the miniature railway by chance. Very friendly and informative owners. We were able to experience a short train ride at £2 each, through a tunnel and lots of interest with garden ornaments that children will love. Childrens play area,...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the train driving experience for my birthday. Excellent. Free parking. Play area for small children. Small attraction to fill and hour or two.

Thank djroche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a miniature train in part of a field to amuse the kids. Having travelled all the way from south London to ride a toy we were very unimpressed!

1  Thank Daydream284566
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife bought me a "Steam Train Driving Taster Experience", in Nottinghamshire, for my 70th Birthday as she knew I liked trains We live in Northamptonshire, so it was quite a way to go and I was having second thoughts about travelling all that way....More

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was bought the driving experience as part of my birthday present. My driver Bob, explained everything I needed to learn and told me the brief history of the engine and coaches. I drove the engine for part of the way out and then all...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day out. Miniture steam railway at just £2 per person through scenic 'knome village'. Lots of free play area and railway shed selling hot drinks and snacks. Highly recommened

Thank Sylvia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent value for money, just a short train ride with lovely views. And then once off the train or whilst waiting for the train a lovely play area for the kids. More so aimed at younger children.

Thank gemk36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little railway is excellent for a visit. The train rides are not expensive. The passengers are given an explanation of the working of the locomotive. There are refreshments available at reasonable prices as well as a children's playground. Parking is free. Small souvenirs available....More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place lovely staff really helpful my four year old nephew and 12 year old love it here will be back again

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought for me as a birthday gift - Drive the Train - it was a great treat. Even better my other half enjoyed the trip (probably not so much when I was in control). As a bonus the site is filled with things for younger...More

Thank tom g
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Sarah E
27 April 2018|
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Response from sudawn | Reviewed this property |
No more than 10 minutes, but the little 3 year old loved it, and there are 3 play parks on the site all free to use, you only pay for the train ride and any refreshments you may wish to purchase. we were there for about 3... More
6 November 2017|
Response from MazSuffolk | Reviewed this property |
Hi we didn't do a driving experience but think best is to contact direct by phone or thro web site. Hope you have fun!
Sonia E
12 March 2015|
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Response from Tim B |
Yeah, the times stated are correct. I went on Friday.