Shipley Glen Tramway

Shipley Glen Tramway

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Shipley Glen Tramway review

The Shipley Glen Tramway is located close to Saltaire, West Yorkshire. The unique tramway was built in 1895 and it operates a narrow-gauge funicular railway. They are located in the wooded Shipley Glen near the village of Saltaire. The line is nearly a quarter of a mile in length. You can also explore the woodland and rocks of Shipley Glen.

The line is operated by volunteer staff on behalf of a charitable trust. The line is electrically operated and has been brought up to modern safety standards. There are two trams with canopy tops that run up and down a steep wooded hill every 3 minutes or as required.

At the bottom station, there is a small museum with pictures and artefacts relating to the tramway. They are also a short walk from the world heritage village of Saltaire. At the top, there’s a pub called the Old Glen House which is a few minutes walk away.

FAQ and Further Information Shipley Glen Tramway

Is there food and drink available?

There are places nearby where you can purchase food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

A narrow-gauge funicular railway through a steep wooded glen close to the village of Saltaire.

What are the prices?

*Cheapu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap – Adult day rover £2.50, children 5-16 £1.50, under 5s are free, . Other pricing options including single fares are available.

Is there parking?

There is parking, charges may apply. The lower car park is the larger of the two.

When are they open?

The Shipley Glen Tramway is open Saturdays and Sundays only 12 pm-4 pm with plans to extend opening days. For up-to-date opening times and dates u003ca href=u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease visit their websiteu003c/au003e.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome on the trams.

Are they accessible?

Their trams are accessible for wheelchairs.

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