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!
Set in the tranquil Lincolnshire Wolds, our site is perfect for a picnic and with a children’s play area, there is plenty to keep little ones entertained. Admission to the site is free and there’s plenty of car parking.
**Engine shed tours and live commentary only available on select dates – all included within your ticket price.
TICKETS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON ARRIVAL AT THE TICKET OFFICE
Ticket Prices: Adults £8.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (aged 12 & under) £4.00, Under 3- FREE, Family (2 Adults & upto 4 Children) £20.00, Dogs £1.00
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
What a great couple of hours spent with family at a volunteer run station and train. The station is great, a flash to a bygone era and we had a... read more
Not quite what I was expecting. Cars were parked in very muddy clogged grass making it difficult to get parked. It all seemed a little chaotic when we got there.... read more
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
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