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Lakeside Minature Railway

Esplanade, Southport PR8 1RX, England
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grandchildren love it

the driver is very courteous and hoots his horn for children the price is reall good and the tour... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
jane w
Southport, United Kingdom
Fun Trip on the Train

Visited on a sunny day, had a super ride. Lovely view over the lake and takes you from the pleasure... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“marine lake” (7 reviews)
“short journey” (3 reviews)
“ocean plaza” (4 reviews)
Esplanade, Southport PR8 1RX, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

the driver is very courteous and hoots his horn for children the price is reall good and the tour is wonderful

Thank jane w
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a sunny day, had a super ride. Lovely view over the lake and takes you from the pleasure land to the side of the pier. Three pound return which was fab for the experience. Really friendly staff. We had parked on the main...More

Thank PSAllWhiteNow
Reviewed 23 August 2017

You can sit back, relax and take in everything around you, whether it be the nature on route, waving at children that you pass, or watching the different things on the lake, it's what you make of it.

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had a visit to Southport with limited time and had to choose a few things to do. This was one of the things we did and it was great. Kids loved it but not a very long ride for the money.

Thank justanotherfish
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

It's run as though it's a hobby & clearly it is! We paid for the 3 of us & then waited 50 minutes for a train 5 minutes away to not turn up. Unfortunately we had to leave although they weren't happy about a refund....More

1  Thank HonestJMM79
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We went one way from the shop pier car park to the pleasure beach, the trip was 2.50 each return, but as this was the last trip and we were not wanting to come back the girl charged us 2.50 for the 3 of us...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Been past here a few times but the railway is never open it looks a bit derelict however the council gardeners were cutting back the overgrowth.

1  Thank georgepepper2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lovely for the little ones Takes back to my childhood I actually went on this little train as a child I took my little 3yo grendson on it and he was delighted It is just perfect for a fun ride, sheer childhood innocents

Thank lynne l
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Went there after discovering the pleasureland was closed but this tòo was closed and very run dwn and place was overgrown welcome to southport summertime

1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went with my 5 year old grandson and didn't know the cost when we got on. Gave the driver a £20 note and he gave me £10 change. Realised on the way back it was only £2.50 return and not £5 each. Spoke to same...More

3  Thank julielansd0wne
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