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Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway

Snakey Lane | Hanworth, Feltham, Hounslow TW13 6XH, England
+44 7511 730782
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Not a day out but well worth a visit if in the area

Big kids with a giant train set, what more could you want? At present quite a small oval, but three... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Derek B
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Steam museum

Visited Kempton Steam Museum with my husband as they were doing the last steam train for the year... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Julie W
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Feltham, United Kingdom
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Snakey Lane | Hanworth, Feltham, Hounslow TW13 6XH, England
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Big kids with a giant train set, what more could you want? At present quite a small oval, but three laps given for not much money (April 2018) Adults £2.50, over five £1.00, under five free. Really friendly volunteers and a visit onto the footplate...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Kempton Steam Museum with my husband as they were doing the last steam train for the year, had a fun trip on the train before visiting the museum, although it was busy as there was a Christmas craft fair at the time there was...More

2  Thank Julie W
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HKWR, Public Relations Manager at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Julie, Thanks for you're positive review! The Santa Specials are now about to take place but they have been fully booked for some time. We reopen next year on Saturday 17th March, when the Great Engines will also be In-Steam. And from then-on we will...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went to the recent open day here and it was very informative. Lots of history and some big old steam driven motors. They also had a small steam train running on a circular track that the kids liked. I'm not sure how often it's actually...More

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HKWR, Public Relations Manager at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

The Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway runs every Sunday from March until mid November. The Kempton Great Engine House is 'open', but are not In-Steam , except for seven week ends (Saturday and Sunday) during the season. If you get one of the 2018 brochures...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We live close by and often stop by at the weekend to watch the trains and have a cup of tea and cake. There are two attractions on site. The 2' gauge steam railway, open most weekends in the summer and the Great Engines which...More

2  Thank Tony H
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HKWR, Public Relations Manager at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your review! The Railway is open every weekend on Sundays, with a "Special Event" approx once a month, and we are running whenever the Kempton Steam Museum (Great Engines) is open on Saturdays. We hope to see you on the train (and...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This is a railway museum with a working small railway and steam engine and a main museum building. Open every Sunday between March and November 10am to 5pm. Admission for adults is £2.50 and children £1 each. Great for a cheap half day out. Refreshments...More

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HKWR, Public Relations Manager at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your comments. A small correction: The Kempton Steam Museum, which houses the Largest Working Triple-Expansion Steam Engine, is adjacent to the Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway, but is a separate, but closely cooperating, organisation. And when they are 'In-Steam', they make a separate...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I took by 2 year old and she loved it. Children under 5 are free and adults are £2.50. A bargainous hour out. Bring a picnic as there are tables to eat at and a small toy train for kids to clamber on. A hidden...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is our second visit to the railway for the teddy bears picnic. We attend with our 3 year old son who loved running around, playing on the toy train and of course riding the railway to see the real life horses and all the...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We have seen this building every time we visit Kew Gardens or Kingston off the side of the dual carriageway, then last week it had a banner saying about visiting the museum. The whole experience was fascinating and totally unexpected. Parking is under the flyover...More

2  Thank Nigel S
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

unless you know its there you would miss it, amazing place for kids they will love the train, excellent at Christmas and easter but book early, at Christmas all the kids get a gift from santa and then after you can look around the water...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This pair of triple expansion vertical steam engines located within an architectural edifice is a truly magnificent piece of British Engineering and well worth a visit. We visited on a steaming day when one of the two engines was working and in steam. In addition...More

2  Thank Peter J
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