Things to do at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway review
The Cleethorpes Coast Light railway runs along the coast line from south of Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire up into the centre of the town. There’s some lovely views out to sea along the way. At over 70 years old it is one of the oldest seaside miniature railways in the UK.
The steam train journey itself is around 2 miles long and it is a great transport link that connects the Cleethorpes Promenade to their main Lakeside station. There is also one of the smallest pubs in the world The Signal Box inn.
They host some really special events including spooky Halloween trains, Santa trains and even Thomas the Tank engine event days where kids can ride on a Thomas pulled train and one of his friends.
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FAQ and Further Information Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
Is there food and drink available?
There is the Platform one cafe that sells a selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks, you can even purchase a hearty breakfast here. Plus one of the worlds smallest pubs where you can buy a nice cold pint.
What are the main things to do?
Seaside light railway with a 2 mile track to the promenade and back. There are toilets, a cafe and a very small pub. Plus a shop with plenty of Thomas the tank engine gifts.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. An adult return ticket is £5, £4.50 for a child age 2-15. Under 2’s are free. Family ticket £16. Event days will cost more money.
Is there parking?
There is a car park.
When are they open?
The railway is open from late March until early October, out of season they tend to only operate at weekends and during school holidays. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
We welcome dogs onboard our trains for just £1.50. However, only guide dogs are permitted in Platform One Café and selected Special Events.
Are they accessible?
Our stations are wheelchair-friendly with ramped access. Accessible toilets available at Lakeside Station with free parking for blue badge holders at all stations. Accessible carriage will be available on most days, call 01472 604657 to check availability.