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St Albans South Signal Box

Ridgmont Road, St Albans AL1 3AJ, England
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Lovely place a while away time on a sunny Sunday afternoon

Just has another great visit to St Alban’s old Signal Box. The small garden was lovely just to sit... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Andrew081
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St Albans, United Kingdom
Brilliant and informative

What a fab place this is, lots to see and do and the staff were very informative. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Jayne195811
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Hertfordshire
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Ridgmont Road, St Albans AL1 3AJ, England
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Just has another great visit to St Alban’s old Signal Box. The small garden was lovely just to sit in on a warm Sunday afternoon with a mug of coffee and biscuit (£1) whilst chatting with the volunteers who rebuilt and now look after this...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

What a fab place this is, lots to see and do and the staff were very informative. Well worth a visit but do check on their website as its not open many times through the year. A real bonus is it's free! Lovely garden to...More

Thank Jayne195811
Reviewed 5 April 2017

First time we've visited this,even though have been St Albans residents for many years. Didn't realise how much was there! Fascinating. Our young grandson loved it!

Thank 99voyage
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went on the open day with our 3 yr old lad and it was great. Clearly run by volunteers it had a good few things to look at like a model railway and other bits and bobs. When you get into the single box...More

Thank filmlocationhound
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I am not a railway buff, but I'm married to one and have been on nearly every 'steam' line in this country and anywhere else we have found one. I had seen a notice regarding an 'Open Weekend' at the St Albans South Signal Box...More

Thank mrst148
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited here a while back and was truly taken by the quality of the attraction. The signal box has been restored from dereliction to its current prestine condition by real entusiasts and you would be hard pressed not to share in their enthusiasm. Demonstrations, knowledge...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 11 March 2017

An interesting afternoon for anyone with even the slightest interest in trains and railways with hands-on experience, demonstrations and talks by enthusiastic volunteers.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Every now and again you visit somewhere not expecting much that totally exceeds all expectations. Open on Sunday afternoons on various dates throughout the year (check the website) I parked outside in the road (free for 3 hours) not expecting to be more than about...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The signal box has been lovingly restored and the enthusiasm and knowledge of the volunteers is vast. My little boy loved being able to pull levers and ring bells and the amount of railway memorabilia is impressive. As the 'non-train spotter' of the family, I...More

Thank Victoria2703
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent couple of hours looking round. Volunteers are enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. Our 4 year old thoroughly enjoyed it as did we.

Thank moseleysimon
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