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Fares: £20 per compartment (up to 6 people)
You won’t go home hungry after a day at our railway. After a ride on the train, head over to the play park with a picnic. Or, perhaps enjoy a good old bacon buttie, sandwiches or a slice of homemade cake at the Steaming Kettle Buffet situated in a stationary railway carriage.
The railway at Ludborough, which was part of the East Lincolnshire route running from Boston to Grimsby, is steeped in history. The collection of artefacts contributes to our understanding of the development of the railways in this region. There’s an array of cast iron notices, railway lamps, tickets, uniform buttons, advertising signs, name boards which used to be seen on station platforms and paper ephemera, all from an era that is now just a distant memory.
While you are at Ludborough don’t forget to visit the engine shed, where we carry out the maintenance and restoration work on our locomotive fleet. We are proud to be one of the few heritage railways that allows visitors a look behind the scenes. The shed is open to the public on most running days when staff are in attendance. We also offer guided tours – please ask for more information when you visit.
Browse the well-stocked gift shop and choose from a selection of merchandise and toys to take home a souvenir of your visit.
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is a stockist of Bigjigs Rail. Compatible with other leading brands, these wooden track, trains and accessories will keep little ones entertained for hours!
You are welcome to bring a picnic to Lincolnshire Wolds Railway to enjoy in our picnic area adjacent to ‘The Playstation’. Children can ‘run off some steam’ pretending to be a train driver. All aboard the picnic express!
8 of us attended the Santa special yesterday,its hard to believe that these events are run by volunteers.
The attention to detail, the layout, decoration, gifts etc.
Absolutely fantastic experience... read more
We had a lovely morning trip out on the santa train. My children (3 and 5) loved it. Marc the elf was jolly and enthusiastic and got our carriage into... read more
Visited for the Santa train today with three young children (2,3 and 6) and I cannot believe how bad it was. The children were given presents in a plastic bag,... read more
We (my two friends and I) visitied Sunday last (13th Spet '20) after having to postpone the week prior and wer elucky enough to getthe last 'compartment' :) We had... read more
I didn't know what to expect really apart from recent reviews, although my 2 young grandaughters enjoyed it and the volunteers are very good, for £15 each I think could... read more
We took our 4 Yr and 5 months old boys on the santa train yesterday. Lovely festive feeling from the moment we stepped onto the platform, getting hot chocolate from... read more