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Family Fun Weekend

Dates for this event

  • 26th August 2017,
  • 27th August 2017,
  • 28th August 2017
Family Fun Weekend
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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
• Baloon Modelling


• Mini Golf
• Face Painting


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.

  Family Adult Concession Child (5 - 17) Under 5
Freedom of the Line  £38  £14.80  £13.30  £9.40  Free 

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