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Shipley Glen Tramway

Shipley Glen Tramway

Address

Prod Lane,
Baildon,
Shipley,
West Yorkshire,
BD17 5BN

Details

This unique tramway was built in 1895 and operates narrow-gauge 'toastrack' cable-hauled trams. Two trams with canopy tops, run up and down a steep wooded hill every 3 minutes or as required. Restored and operated by volunteers. Museum open at bottom station - pictorial history and artefacts relating to Shipley Glen and tramway.

A short walk from the world heritage village of Saltaire.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Wheel chair access is good to both top and bottom station. Wheelchairs can ride on the trams.

Opening details

Easter 2016 onwards Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 12:00 - 16:30

Prices

Adult £1.00 single, £2.00 return.
Child 30p single, 50p return
Concession £0.50 single, £1.00 return

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 134388  Lat: 53.84570 Long: -1.79706

By Road:
M62, M606 - follow signs for Salts Mill. From Shipley follow signs for Otley, then tramway is signposted about 1km from Shipley.

By Public Transport:
Turn left out of station down Victoria Road. Turn left at end of Victoria Road, follow brown tourist sign to tramway, across foot bridge and through Roberts Park.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Wheel chair access is good to both top and bottom station. Wheelchairs can ride on the trams.