Tanfield Railway

From £5.00
The Engine Shed
Marley Hill
Tyne and Wear
NE16 5ET

Tel: +44 07508 092365

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Tanfield Railway

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per ticket type
Child£5.00 per ticket type
Family£23.00 per ticket type
Senior Citizens£6.00 per ticket type

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


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Recent Reviews:

  • Jillybeanmarshall
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    North Pole Express
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th December 2018
    We visit as a family every year for this event. It's a really lovely, traditional Christmas treat. It is the oldest railway in the UK and I think if you are looking for a Polar Express type event... Read full review
  • deepfreezevegan17
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Good but not quiet the 'polar express'.
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th December 2018
    Okay so we booked up for the Christmas experience to board the Polar Express and rush off to see Santa at the North Pole. Had heard conflicting reviews from friends, family and work colleagues about... Read full review
  • suem6622018
    Gateshead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Santa visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    Great afternoon out with family. Wrap up warm it can be cold but nice snug cafe at the end of line very welcoming staff Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Trains operate every Sunday and Bank Holiday throughout the year, plus Thursdays and Saturdays during the school summer holidays. Please see website for details of Train operating times and special events.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station in Newcastle. Underground to Gateshead Metro- X30/X31 bus to railway (Mon-Sat). Any bus to Sunniside (daily).

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