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Hidden away in the heart of Preston's old Industrial Docklands, Ribble Steam Railway has been greeting visitors since 2005. Whatever the weather, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome from Ribble Steam's team of committed volunteers. Whether...more
All reviews mince pies buffet car miniature train santa train free face painting christmas songs train enthusiast short train ride unlimited train rides small cafe little boy bank holiday couple of hours on display fantastic place free parking great afternoon
went today had a great time.kids aged between 4 and 9 all loved it. the food was decent a large cookie for kids and a juice drink and a mince pie and bailies for adults. the presents the kids got were great and the entertainment...More
Been several times and we love the Santa train. The musicians are great and really create a nice atmosphere before the main event. The time on the train was longer this year which I think is a bonus. Choc lollies mince pies and juice for...More
We went with our daughter,son-in-law and two grandchildren (2 years and 8 weeks). Our grandson loved the old trains and zooming up and down on the miniature train. We specially booked for the Santa train. What a lovely hour. Greeted by staff as elves. The...More
Lived in the area all my life and never visited, decided to take my elderly father and what a great afternoon, much better than expected, recommended especially for kids or big kids who like steam trains.
Extremely good value too. A big thanks to all...More
Plenty of free parking. Perfect place to go when raining. All indoor attractions except the platform. My 2 year old daughter loved looking at the trains as they all had faces on over the bank holiday weekend for the Mr Ribble friendly engines event. A...More
Terrific venue. Bags of free car parking. Helpful staff. Museum is big and the locomotives and rolling stock all easy to see. The steam ride is great fun. Not far, but far enough to smell the smoke and steam and to ride in a ‘real’...More
They have a small but interesting museum with some interactive stands. The workshop is also worth a visit. Train ride takes about 25 minutes and shows the docks in a new light. I went to a fascinating talk/slide show on the Sentinels and hope they...More
Hop on the steam train for a fun ride back in time - choo-choo! You can also watch how the driver operates the train (detaching/attaching the engine to carriages, changing tracks, pumping water, etc.) and learn about steam trains and how they work. The ticket...More