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Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park

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Address: Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne BN23 6QJ, England
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+44 1323 520229
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A Railway Adventure in Eastbourne. Travel behind the famous one-eighth...

A Railway Adventure in Eastbourne. Travel behind the famous one-eighth scale miniature locomotives as they meander for nearly a mile around the beautiful country park. Enjoy a pleasant stroll around the five-acre lake where nature and wildlife may be seen in their natural habitats. Relax in the prize-winning tea gardens with a beverage, lunch or Cream Tea from the railway style cafe. Picnic areas, model railways and the Railway Gift Shop. Also for the children is an adventure playground to help "let off steam".

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Lovely family run for families

My family and I have season tickets which we renew each year. The family and staff who work here are friendly and accommodate requests. We took the 'school bear' for a visit and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have season tickets which we renew each year. The family and staff who work here are friendly and accommodate requests. We took the 'school bear' for a visit and we were able to get pic taken sitting on the engine. The main park has plenty of equipment for various ages, there is a separate under 5... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really lovely place to take young kids. It's somewhere for the whole family with a really well run tea shop, an extensive play park for little and big children, a toddler park with little huts in the woods (all pretty safe) and a wonderful place on a nice day to walk and enjoy family time. The railway... More 

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Heathfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grand children loved it here could not get them away from the trains and playground. The model trains were of great interest to them.

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Thank jimmyto2014
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kids love it & visit often obviously better when the sun is shining! Interesting and fun for children Recommended

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited EMSR so many times we bought a membership! So much fun even if you don't have a train ride. Lots of picnic space, clean facilities, children play for hours! I've always felt very safe here. Take lots of 20ps!

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Thank Beccie1980
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you want a perfect day for your young ones don't miss this little gem.what a wonderfull day lovely people own this unique adventure they look after you like your family. Don't miss the country walk and lovely sandwiches . They park is beautiful and kept clean. You will want to come back time and time again.

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Thank Sunglas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our boys are now 7 & 9 and just about growing out of it but for the last 4 years this has been a regular haunt for us. Repeat visiting is very easy (we've been down weekend after weekend in the summer) due to its variety of things to do and great play park. I'd often take my 2 boys... More 

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Thank Daniel C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Yearly membership is really cheap and allows you to purchase train rides for less than £2 each. So you only have to visit a few times to get your monies worth. Has a café, kids play area, nice walk around the lake. Just a nice way to pass a few hours with the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is must visit place if you are travelling with kids. Even we adults also enjoyed the train ride many times. This is fun place for all age from baby to teen. It's good to take unlimited ride ticket as surly you will ride for more than once. There is separate play area for under 5 which keeps them busy.... More 

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Thank Prashant K
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

with its trains, pay areas and cafe we and the children had a lovely day out this summer. Whilst its a shame that you only get one train ride included in the entrance fee its still well worth a visit

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