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Crich Tramway Village

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Address: | Crich, Matlock DE4 5DP, England
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+44 1773 854321
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Derbyshire’s award-winning family attraction lets you enjoy unlimited tram...

Derbyshire’s award-winning family attraction lets you enjoy unlimited tram rides in a recreated village street along the mile-long track to breathtaking views. Plus play areas, shops, tea-rooms and 30,000 square feet of indoor attractions. A relaxing day out for all ages! Please note we are closed between 2nd November 2015 and 18th March 2016.

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Fun experience for all the family .

Impressive day out. Didn`t know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The kind of museum " the kids " ( 27-25 ) still remember.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Hubeedo
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Impressive day out. Didn`t know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The kind of museum " the kids " ( 27-25 ) still remember.

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you were pleasantly surprised. Even the new kids enjoy the experience! We hope you will return for our 2017 season, which starts on Saturday 18th March. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love history you will love this attraction . All day tram rides in a beautiful location . Great when it is a theme day.

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and the location. We open again on 18th March with the first Event a World War II theme on 16th and 17th April 2017. More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely day out with a combination of interest, fun and shopping. A great way to engage in something educational and interesting without the bore, with an interactive visitor centre, amusements and cheap yet quality gift shop.

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the visit and found it fun and interesting - which is what we aim to provide. We hope you will find time to return in the new season which runs from 18th March - 5th November 2017. More 

Forfar, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One-of-a-kind outdoor museum in the UK. It feels a bit out in the sticks to get there but once you're there, it's a fab place to visit, especially if you want to see what it was like to live in the now dim-and-distant past. A short walk from the carpark to the Ticket Hall and once you're through the gate... More 

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you will return for the new season starting 18th March 2017. Great photos too! More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to do and see besides the rides on the trams. We have been three times over the past 2 years. You can also see some of the engineers at work too

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you have been three times in the last 2 years and you obviously enjoy the visits. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the new season which runs from Saturday 18th March to Sunday 5th November 2017. More 

Watford
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237 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a nice day out, the trams were interesting and it was clearly a project that the volunteers are passionate about and you could tell which was lovely. The reclaimed building were very interesting and the tram ride was fun. The sculpture park was absolutely excellent and the park areas were good too. My gripe is that it is... More 

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The day you visited we did have charity stalls but this is not a regular feature. They attend for specific events only. We are sorry that you are unable to make use of the return tickets, but we there are no plans to change the pricing structure. More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have been in Derbyshire and visited Crichton, we came for a 1940's weekend where everything was in WW2 clothing and a really good selection of Second World War memorabilia, the trams are maintained in such good condition and the tram rides were really interesting, definitely worth a visit.

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Crich and hope you will return in 2017 when we will be open daily from 18th March - 5th November daily. Two World War II events are planned for next season - one from Sunday 16th to Monday 17th April and one from Saturday 12th to... More 

Chesterfield
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I am 60 years old and was born in Chesterfield only 15 miles from Crich but, sad to say, had never been before. My wife and I went on the 21st August and I, though not my wife, was delighted to find that on top of the pleasure that is the village itself there was also a model railway/tramway exhibition... More 

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in 2017. Our next Model Tram and Railway Exhibition will be on 19th and 20th August, but we have also introduced the running of the R Whetstone tramcar models, that we have recently been loaned. These stunning models will be... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Tramway takes you back to the golden age of public transport that was found in most of our major cities. You can certainly enjoy a few rides on a variety of tramcars as well as also look at the collection of old buildings that are on site. I defiantly recommend you pay the tramway village a visit & enjoy... More 

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the new season. We open on 18th March 2017 and will be open daily until 5th November 2017. More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

we stayed over the weekend, with our 1939 bedford lorry, and as usual had an excellent time. the staff are the most helpful and friendly you could ask for.

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CrichTramway, Marketing Manager at Crich Tramway Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit again and look forward to welcoming you in 2017. We open for the new season on 18th March 2017. More 

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