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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
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Great day out for little people

This is a really good well thought out park for little ones with lots to do all at right scale so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
eigbob
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Excellent day out!!

Went there yesterday with my wife and 1 year old. She loved the long train ride in! Our initial... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ravi G
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Lappa Valley is open daily from 10am!Journey into our leisure park on one of our beautiful steam trains for a day of family fun. Departures: 10.40, 11.20, 12.00, 12.40, 13.20, 14.00, 14.40, 15.20, 16.00. See our website lappavalley.co.uk for full details.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“boating lake” (125 reviews)
“crazy golf” (314 reviews)
“electric cars” (53 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a really good well thought out park for little ones with lots to do all at right scale so they don't feel overwhelmed. They can do everything a really good day out

Thank eigbob
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there yesterday with my wife and 1 year old. She loved the long train ride in! Our initial impression was the park was a built small but there is plenty to keep kids occupied with no queues for anything! Take a nice picnic as...More

Thank Ravi G
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the excellent review! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just spent a lovely day at the Lappa Valley Steam Railway. My two girls, aged 11 and 8 loved it, as did my wife and I. The staff are all so friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Loved the canoeing lake (included...More

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your brilliant review! It's great to read what a wonderful day you had with your family. We do hopey ou will be back to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we visited yesterday and had a great day out. my 3 year old and 9 month old loved riding the trains. the boating lake was really good although I was a bit disappointed the swan peddalo wasn't on. staff on the trains and lakes were...More

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the great review, it is great to read what a great day you had with us! Your feedback on our Cafe is very much appreciated and not up to the standard we always aim to deliver. We will be following this up...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem for families with young children. There are three railways, excellent play facilities and really friendly staff. We went on a drizzly morning but still had a fun packed couple of hours. Our daughter dropped her favourite teddy on a train...More

Thank RAJ080
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. It is a pleasure to read what a fun packed time you had with us. We very much look to welcoming you back again on your next visit!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this place and so did my 2 year old. She loves trains and the look on her face seeing them arrive at the stations was priceless. We found the ticket prices excellent value for what you get as pretty much everything is...More

Thank sbradley999
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! Don't be put off visiting in the peak times as due to the nature of our attractions even during peak times there is minimal waiting times and we run extra trains as we know, nobody likes to wait to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although in my second childhood myself, wife and two friends all over 60 had a GREAT TIME at the park we experienced amazing train rides great sandwiches and burgers Wine, Ale and Cyder very relaxing in the sun next time hopefully with grandchildren Thanks the...More

Thank dutybingo
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you to the Torquay4 for leaving us such a great review! We do hope you will be back again with or without the grandchildren!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had a perfect few hours at Lappa Valley with our 7 and 4 year old and our 2 dogs. We thoroughly enjoyed the park grounds and loved the picnic area by the stream, through the woodland walk. The park is well maintained,...More

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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you fot taking the time to leave us a review! It is wonderful to read what a great visit you all had with us including the dogs!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’d read about the railway via google whilst staying at Perran Sands Haven. Just fab! Our 2 year old daughter loves mini railways anyway and this didnt disappoint. We had no idea what to expect once we took the train to the ‘park’ but we...More

Thank MoonE22
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the fabuloue review! We are so gload you decided to give us a try and it is a pleasure to read what a great visit your daughter had. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m sure this place is great for kids, but not for just adults. The whole place is aimed at children with nothing for the adults to do. The train rides are cute, but the place is much smaller than the maps make out. Food is...More

3  Thank Nikki R
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muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is good to read that your dogs enjoyed their visit with us. We are a family friendly attraction and do try to make this clear in all of marketing literature and on our website. Hopefully you could see all that we offer from the...More

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Ian W
7 February 2018|
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Response from muffin032 | Property representative |
Entrance fees are kept up to date on the Lappa Valley website - so please always check here for accurate prices.
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DIzzied186338
12 September 2017|
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Response from Bernadette M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about a double pram but there were single buggies being lifted into the main train. There was a container carriage to take the pushchairs/prams.
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syed h
27 July 2017|
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Response from muffin032 | Property representative |
Please visit the Lappa Valley website for the latest ticket prices and train times.
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