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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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About
Lappa Valley is open daily from 10am! Journey into our leisure park on one of our beautiful steam trains for a day of family fun. See our website for our most up to date opening and departure times - lappavalley.co.uk.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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St. Newlyn East, Newquay TR8 5LX, England
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+44 1872 510317
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a rainy day when we visited with three Jack Russells and a nineteen month old. What a fantastic place. Fantastic staff from the young man in the station, the train driver, the railway track maintenance men and the young lady in the cafe....More

1  Thank linnielou2018
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! It is a real pleasure to read what a great visit you all had with us and we do hope we will be welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with very friendly staff. Perfect for a family day out. Stunning views and lots to keep the little ones occupied. Lovely to see how well kept the area

Thank Sarah W
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the fantastic review and lovely comments on how well kept it is.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect day out had a great day staff were very helpful and friendly would recommend it to anyone. I’ve read the bad reviews and think there totally unjust if you have young children it’s perfect for a day out in the sun.

Thank AndyW3985
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We really appreciate it and do hope you will be back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what an awesome day we have had today sunshine and steam who could ask for more but yes we did get so much more the staff are outstanding , friendly, helpful and made the day more enjoyable. A family day out for less than...More

Thank RPNJHancock
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely time here the kids loved it. Loads of things to keep the kids amused. The staff are lovely and happy. We loved the little trains and surroundings are picturesque. Really good day out. I have read a few of the terrible...More

Thank Mark T
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fantastic review! We really appreciate it and do hope you will be back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know how this place has so many 5 star reviews. Massively in need of an update, very run down and dilapidated. Pretty much just a big playground with not a lot to do. My 2 year old is easily amused and even she was...More

Thank megan e
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is disappointing to read your review. All activities are advertised on our website and leaflet and there is a video running in the Ticket Office of all that is on offer within our park before purchasing your entrance tickets of which your 2 year...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited lappa valley steam railway today with our 1 year old and 4 year old. At first we were a bit wary as we had never been. We needn't have worried. We had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The train into the park and back...More

Thank Tanya W
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are glad to read what an enjoyable day you had with us and do hope you will be back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last train went so my partner got on at 4.40 and went 10mins down the line He is interested in steam trains so for him it was a journey he loved The man who drove the train showed him the sheds and talked about the...More

Thank margaret h
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we are glad your partner loved the journey!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited lappa valley in the second week of September. It was a cold damp morning but we were prepared for the weather. We have two children under 4 and they had a great time. The 3 train rides were great for the kids....More

Thank FlobsDad
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! It is a pleasure to read what a great day you had with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our daughter who is 14 months old, what a brilliant day. With everything being included in the admission price there are no nasty surprises once inside. All staff were really happy and helpful and more than happy to chat. This is well...More

Thank AWandAJWandEDW
muffin032, Marketing Manager at Lappa Valley Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is great to read what a fantastic day out you had with us. We do hope you will be back again soon!

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Robert D
August 24, 2018|
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Response from elliebowersx | Reviewed this property |
From the car park to the main park I’d say 10-15 mins ride. The smallest train ride is less than 5 mins. And the other one to the playground is just over 5 mins. Hope that helps.
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Franwatson
July 19, 2018|
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Response from muffin032 | Property representative |
We do open Winter Weekends in November. Please visit out website closer to the date for train times.
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aewe86
June 6, 2018|
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Response from muffin032 | Property representative |
Hi At the Whistle Stop Café we offer a microwave for warming baby food and sell baby food within our café alongside a range of foods to suit specific dietary requirements. These options include gluten free, vegan... More
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