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Bluebell Railway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Uckfield TN22 3QL, UK

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About Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway runs steam-hauled passenger trains across 11 miles from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead, calling at Horsted Keynes and Kingscote. It is the first preserved standard gauge steam-operated passenger railway in the world to operate a public service. Having preserved a number of steam locomotives even before steam stopped running on British mainline railways in 1968, today it has over 30 steam locomotives, the 2nd largest collection in the UK after the National Railway Museum.

Attractions Near Bluebell Railway

National Trust - Sheffield Park and Garden
National Trust - Sheffield Park and Garden1.14km from Bluebell Railway

A Majestic manor house with a beautiful garden and it was designed by Lancelot Brown in the Serpentine Style but have developed into a major twentieth-century woodland garden and arboretum, planted in the Gardenesque style. The Sheffield Park Garden is famous for its display of spring flowers and is at its best in the autumn. It was originally laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early 20th century by its then-owner, Arthur Gilstrap Soames. It is now ow

The Llama Park
The Llama Park7.98km from Bluebell Railway

The Llama Park is set on 33 acres in the heart of the beautiful Ashdown Forest. they have llamas, alpacas, and reindeer with Spanish horses, Shetland ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats and so more. The Park has picnic areas, a great children's playground with a bouncy castle, and lovely walks in a spectacular setting.

Lavender Line
Lavender Line8.15km from Bluebell Railway

The Lavender Line is a heritage railway based at Isfield Station, near Uckfield in East Sussex, England. It runs for a 2 mile round trip through the beautiful Sussex Countryside between the village of Isfield and the Parish of Little Horsted. You can enjoy the sights and sounds of a steam railway whilst travelling through the picturesque Wealden countryside.

Borde Hill Garden
Borde Hill Garden8.51km from Bluebell Railway

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage listed garden set within 200 acres of scenic parkland. It is an Ideal place for a great family day out and it offers fine plants with intimate garden 'rooms'. Magical woodland and parkland with superb views across the Sussex Weald. It is home to many rare shrubs: from rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias to roses, as well as numerous trees.

Borde Hill garden
Borde Hill garden 8.57km from Bluebell Railway

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage listed garden set within 200 acres of scenic parkland. Renowned as a plantsman’s paradise, the Garden boasts rare shrubs and champion trees, stunning herbaceous borders, a large lily pool and subtropical dells with palms and banana trees. This heritage Garden is renowned for its rare shrubs and champion trees, created from specimens accumulated by the great Victorian plant

Ouse Valley Viaduct
Ouse Valley Viaduct9.1km from Bluebell Railway

Ouse Valley Viaduct offers quite the dramatic view. A structural marvel, the viaduct was originally built in 1838 to carry the London-Brighton line over the River Ouse. It is located to the north of Haywards Heath and to the south of Balcombe. Known for its ornate design, the structure has been described as "probably the most elegant viaduct in Britain.

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