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Family Fun Weekend

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    Family Fun Weekend

    Fun for the whole family!

    Can’t make it to the beach, don’t worry! The East Lancashire Railway is here with a selection of fantastic family friendly events to see out the summer! Whether you want to practise you master building skills in the Lego pit or take a donkey ride, there is bound to be something that strikes your fancy up the 12-mile line.

    Read on to see what’s happening and where! More things are set to be added to the line-up so be sure to watch this space!

    Bury Bolton Street

    • Punch & Judy Shows
    • Face Painting

    Bury Transport Museum

    • Lego Brick Pit provided by Fairy Bricks
    • Lego Model Exhibitors provided by Fairy Bricks
    • Miniature Railway Rides
    • Donkey Rides


    • Sand Art
    • Balloon Modelling


    • Mini Golf
    • Face Painting

    Tickets & Prices

    Standard fares apply all weekend, please note some activities may incur a small additional cost. Our best value tickets are Freedom of the Line tickets which include unlimited travel all day. Book online and save 10% with promo code "familyfun". Please note that online tickets will be removed from sale at 23:59 the night before each event date. The promo code is only valid until 23:59 on 25 August 2017.

      Family Adult Concession Child (5 - 17) Under 5
    Freedom of the Line  £38.00  £14.80  £13.30  £9.40  Free 

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