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Great little steam train

We had cycled from Le Crotoy to Saint Valery and this was perfect for our return trip. We were able... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
smi1ing
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Second time just as good

We first went on this train from Le Crotoy to St Valery about two years ago in a rain storm, this... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Kate H
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Edwinstowe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have now done this twice and on each occasion the experience was great. The ride to Cayeaux sur mer not that exciting and the destination was diappointing but do the stretch from Le Crotoy to St Valerie and both are well worth a visit with...More

Thank colin g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Le Crotoy in the afternoon and found somewhere to park after the train had come in. The advice to get there early if catching the 11 o’clock train is clearly wise. Travelled to St.Vallery and back on the same train. Train reverses...More

1  Thank TonyOBo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had cycled from Le Crotoy to Saint Valery and this was perfect for our return trip. We were able to store our bikes in one of the carriages. The train journey took about an hour. The only downside was that it was very crowded....More

Thank smi1ing
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Locals love this train with a passion. Dogs children and passers by stop and line up to wave, you feel like The Queen. It all very good natured though some resentment is caused when groups of English Day Trippers get reserved carriages. The train...More

1  Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We loved this activity with our two year old son. He loves trains so this was perfect. Fun and educational.

Thank Yisol Y
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The kids enjoyed this last year... so here we are back again. No two trips are the same as you can decide which way you go. The staff are helpful and the steam trains are all good family fun.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

For those people who like a trip down memory lane or experience a little bit of history, this is a lovely tartly, steam train ride through beautiful countryside. There are all classes of carriages, and we hopped onto 3rd class - it was beautifully restored.

Thank WorldlywiseDD
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We first went on this train from Le Crotoy to St Valery about two years ago in a rain storm, this time the sun was shining and it was a fabulous experience, lots to see around the bay and what a great way to travel...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Took the return trip from Saint-Valery to Crotoy. The changing of the engines mid-way provided opportunity to see them up close and working. After the train trip we discovered that it is possible to get the boat one way and return via the train, in...More

1  Thank Fergus D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Really interesting railway and great value for money. The ride all the way through to Cayeux sur Mer is a good distance, but there is not a lot to do there. St Valerie is great for a wander for a few hours.

Thank Daren C
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The next "fete de la vapeur" will take place in 2021. We shall celebrate at the same time 50 years of our association. Dates are not scheduled yet
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It's only running on days from 1st to 5th November inclusive between Le Crotoy and St Valery (4 trains per day each way) and on 11th and 12th November between Noyelles-sur-mer and St Valery (2 trains per day each way). No... More
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