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The Hidden Valley Discovery Park, Launceston

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Hidden Valley Discovery Park is a family-run visitor attraction near the town of Launceston, Cornwall, England, UK.HistoryThe park was founded in 1994 by Pete Jones an engineering graduate who took much inspiration from the famous British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The site started as a simple treasure hunt and children’s play area and was known as Tredidon Trails. Today the site has grown to include a miniature railway, Forbidden Mansion, Vault and Beech Maze. There is also the Indiana and Sherlock Holmes trails and a tea and gift shop on site.Miniature railwayThe main attraction in the park is the gauge miniature railway named Porterswick Junction Light Railway. It was constructed in 2002 and was extended in 2003 to form a complete 900 yard loop. Two locomotives operate at the site.The locomotives are as follows:
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  • We went here on Holiday as a nice day out. There were three mysteries you had to solve one was called The Maze one was called the Indiana Jones trail and the other was Moriarty's mansion On the last o...  more »
  • We had such an amazing time with our 3 year old granddaughter and daughter. It was great for us in our 50s and a 2 year old. Loved the house and the train. Walks are great and all the bits hidden. Nic...  more »
  • Have been here a couple of times with my two young children. Brilliant little train ride and maze to do. And with the indoor mansion with all its hidden tricks its fantastic for children. I would pers...  more »