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Steeple Grange Light Railway


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Porter Lane | The Engine House, Wirksworth, Matlock DE4 4GE, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon spent at the SGLR .justed pop through the wall from the high peak trail into the railway yard.. You are greeted by an enthusiastic dedicated bunch whom want to pass on the wonderfull world of railway and how much it has meant to...More

1  Thank Spondonite
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This delightful little 18 inch narrow gauge railway is laid on part of the trackbed of the eerily named Killers’ Branch of the historic Cromford and High Peak Railway which opened in 1830. As a teenager, I was lucky enough to have had several (unofficial)...More

2  Thank Steveanne-2
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We arrived on a Thursday which unfortunately is the day the railway is closed for maintiance. As we were walking out we were stopped by a very friendly chap who organised a narrow gauge to take us up the line as it was the last...More

2  Thank JPGSunderland
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Having heard mention of this railway, I decided to give it a visit. It’s at the South end of the White Peak area of the Peak District near the town of Wirksworth. Established in 1985, this is a small railway society which has built up...More

2  Thank Andrew T
timj866, Volunteer at Steeple Grange Light Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you, Andrew T, your comments much appreciated. SGLR

Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you have never been to this place then you really need to put this at the top of your list. The railway is run totally by volunteers and all fundraising is achieved by operating the trains and collecting fares and selling merchandise. The staff...More

3  Thank pwalt23427
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The railway was easy to find next to the National Stone Centre and it was easy to park right outside. All the staff were so friendly asking us where we’d come from and telling us about the railway. At £10 for the five of us...More

2  Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited this morning and had a lovely time with the kids. The gents were very welcoming and informative. Nice little stop on the way to the national stone centre.

1  Thank G8823DWanna
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The tour guide is a very kind and knowledgeable man who knows the local areas and lime stones and quarry history. The light rail way ride is about 2 miles round trip. The sceneries are beautiful along with the track. A family ticket costs £10...More

1  Thank gsw888
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is narrow gauge railway run by volunteers. On the day we went they were celebrating extending the line. We had been a few years ago and there was a second line going into a quary but at the moment that's not running. Drinks and...More

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

After getting lost when out running whilest on a weekend in Cromford I stumbled upon this place. After looking at it I realised it was perfect to give my 9 month old her first magic trip to see Santa Claus. The following day we returned...More

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