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Family Steam Train Experience
Family Steam Train Experience
Family Steam Train Experience
Family Steam Train Experience

Family Steam Train Experience

Discover the charm of a bygone era

5 locations

Valid until: 01/09/2019

3.83.8 | 71 Reviews

You are more than welcome to bring friends and family, however, they will have to pay on the day.

Product code: MTRF

£39

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Description

Take a journey back in time and enjoy a fun-filled, nostalgic day out with this Family Steam Train Experience.

This majestic vehicle has been around for over 200 years and was a key part in the growth of the Industrial Revolution. Seeing these trains up close and in all their glory brings a real sense of history to your day.

Britain boasts more railway attractions per square mile than any other country in the world. And with 100 heritage railways, 60 steam museum centres and 700 operational engines, all supported by an legion of 23,000 enthusiastic volunteers, a day out on a steam train offers people the chance to savour a bygone age of riding aboard a lovingly preserved locomotive.

Unlike the usual trip on commuter trains, this is one train journey you will not want to hurry by quickly. Instead, sit back and relax and enjoy the ride as you meander through some of the most glorious and unspoiled parts of the English countryside.

This is a fantastic day out for both adults and kids, and with a choice of scenic locations to choose from is a great way to see different parts of the country while travelling in style.

When you arrive at the venue, you will need to exchange your voucher at the ticket office for your family steam train tickets. The experience varies depending on the location you choose. Some journeys are return trips while others are all day rovers and you may be able to stop off en route to explore the local area on foot. Depending on the location, you may be able to visit other attractions at the venue such as a steam train museum.

Key Information

When can I go?

This experience is available on selected dates, typically March to October, however some locations are available throughout the year.

How long will my experience last?

The experience can last from 35 minutes to a full day.

How many people is this experience for?

There will be other people there on the day.

Can I bring family and friends?

You are more than welcome to bring friends and family, however, they will have to pay on the day.

What else do I need to know?

Minimum age restrictions apply, under 17's must be accompanied by an adult.

This voucher is valid for a minimum of two adults and two children, depending on location, and excludes special event days.

This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

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Fun run

Enjoyed my trip, and the friendly staff made me really welcome

When did your experience take place? 8th August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? East Somerset Railway

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Beautiful train experience

Thoroughly enjoyed the steam train ride. It fitted into our holiday in Llandudno really well and it is a great memory to look back on.

When did your experience take place? August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Llanberis

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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An all weather day out

We were brought this for Christmas last year. We booked in (you had to give a weeks notice) and hoped the weather would be good. It wasn't, it was rain rain rain! Despite the rain we had a fantastic day out, it was so lovely being in the train, looking at all the scenery. We managed to get a private compartment which was great, we had our picnic in there. There was lots to look at and I'm sure if the weather had been on side there would have been even more to do. We had a wonderful day here and it really is good for all weathers. Thank you, we loved it! Also, we had a 2 and 4 year old with us, they had the best day!

When did your experience take place? 16th August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley, Peterborough

✘ No. I do not recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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LOVELY DAY OUT

I chose this experience as I wanted a day out with my family. It was a lovely day and I would definitely recommend it.

When did your experience take place? June 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Brilliant customer service

My wife brought this for us as a family outing and 40th birthday, we loved the steam train to Yarwell, then we went on a disael train to Peterborough then went to rail World witch the kids loved and had a picnic there. Overall Brilliant experience the staff where always happy to help...

When did your experience take place? 6 july

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley Railway Wansford

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Stream into Peterborough

A delightful station located in the countryside just off the A1. Plenty of parking and a friendly atmosphere. Alight your steam train and enjoy travel across meadows and rivers as you progress through station after station. Your final destination is Peterborough and once there a 15 minute walk will see you in the centre of Peterborough and the delights of the Cathedral. Of course there are plenty of shops and food outlets to enjoy also.

When did your experience take place? May 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley Railway

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Excellent

We enjoyed this family day out children had a great time on the train and your was just enough. Staff excellent

When did your experience take place? 17 February

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Lanberis

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Worth every penny!

I was given my voucher as a gift and had sat on it for months. With the October half term coming up I was looking for a family experience which could include my youngest son and grandson, so we booked the Steam Train experience. We had a wonderful time. The family ticket allows you to get on and off at each station as you wish. The timetables were clear and the staff at the stations very helpful. On board the train, again the staff were very enthusiastic about their job and helpful. We boarded at Wansford, Peterborough with a plan to get off at each stop however we spent so much time at the playgrounds and walking around the lakes at Ferry Meadows we only had enough time to have a meal before getting the train back again. At Ferry Meadows there was a good variety of food outlets, all within walking distance. We had two very tired but happy boys at the end of the day....definitely booking again.

When did your experience take place? October 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley Railway

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Nene Valley Railway

Freinds bought this voucher for us last christmas. Had a great day visiting all the stations and looking around , they have a great range of engines and coaches. You can book cream teas or parties on the trains, a lovely way to spend the day relaxing. The staff were very helpful and polite .

When did your experience take place? 1st October 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? nene valley railway

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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Great Day Out!

Great day, lovely train ride and fantastic views. Would recommend.

When did your experience take place? 3 weeks ago

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Nene Valley Railway

✔ Yes. I recommend this product.

5 Enjoyment
5 Quality of Venue
5 Service
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