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Tanfield Railway, Gateshead

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  • Afternoon tea paid for by daughter for my 65th birthday, fantastic hospitality and gorgeous sandwiches and cakes, highly recommended  more »
  • What an absolutely fantastic time we have had on the Tanfield Railway for afternoon tea. The service was superb and the quantity and quality of the food was absolutely fantastic. Everything was home m...  more »
  • To be honest, I would probably rate this a 3 star as we stumbled on it by random, it was pretty much closed and I am not a train enthusiast but I decided that was unfair as it is lovely for those that...  more »
  • Staff and volunteers are very helpful. take my son here all the time and he loves it but he is a train addict. train ride is not to expensive
  • Back to the old days of kids running about. Enjoying themselves. They loved it.
  • If you want a ride on an old steam train this is ideal. Not the best advertise place but well worth a half day visit
  • A great place to visit. A steam heritage railway with much to see and different events throughout the year your sure not to be disappointed.
  • Great atmosphere, lovely quaint line. Bonus points for the Victorian carriages rather than the typical 1950s offerings at most steam railways. The access to the main steam shed (apparently the oldest steam locomotive shed still in use in the UK) is good, and help make a visit feel worth it.