Keeping the age of steam alive!

Running Days & Events

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is open on selected dates only. Please see the dates below and scroll down for timetable & prices, then use the calendar underneath for further details.

Events can be viewed in detail under the events section.

Tickets for 30/31 May and 13th June 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation Pre-booking is essential and are available via the website:

  • Fare – Single Return Journey:
    £30 for a compartment of up to 6 – (11 compartments available each train)
  • And:
    £20 for a table for up to 4 – (4 tables available each train)
  • Passengers who require assistance and/or wheelchair access should ring 01427 788687 to book
  • An email will be sent confirming booking which must be shown on the day
  • Facilities
    Take away only available from Steaming Kettle Buffet until 27th June 2021

Tickets FROM 27th June 2021

No Booking Required

One WayDay Rover*
Children (12 & under – Under 3 free)
Senior Citizens
Family Runabout (2 adults & upto 4 children)
(Please keep dogs off seats)
  • *Special fares apply for 1940’s weekend and Santa Specials
  • We accept most major credit and debit cards at Ludborough Station.


On running days, the timetable is as follows:

Ludborough to North Thoresby

Ludborough Depart 10.45 11.45 12.45 13.45 14.45 15.45
North Thoresby Arrive 11.00 12.00 13.00 14.00 15.00 16.00

North Thoresby to Ludborough

North Thoresby Depart 11.10 12.10 13.10 14.10 15.10 16.10
Ludborough Arrive 11.25 12.25 13.45 14.25 15.25 16.45

Running days

All of our facilties are open on running days and events throughout the year. No access will be given to the railway on any other day. Parking is provided at ludborough Station. We look forward to seeing you!

    Find out why people love visiting LWR

      star rating  We visited this for the christmas railway visit with our children and their grandparents
      The location is fine, plenty of off street parking nicely set, I love old steam... read more


      star rating  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


      star rating  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


      star rating  Well worth the £12 each, so much effort has gone into the experience. Santa knew every childs name on the train, friendly people helping and lots of singing


      star rating  A very enjoyable entertaining treat for Christmas. All staff worked really hard for this event. Each child got a gift with their name on and the adults got a gift... read more


      star rating  Such a lovely experience. We took our almost 3 year old as he loves train and he really enjoyed it! We arranged to meet our friends there who unfortunately got... read more


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