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Museum:Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

Museum

Shipley Glen Tramway

Shipley Glen Tramway

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Address

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

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 5 Dec Santa Specials
Sun 12 Dec Santa Specials
Sun 19 Dec Santa Specials

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 acceptedGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

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

Opening details

Open Sundays 12:00-16:00.

Prices

Day Rover (Unlimited travel for the day)

£2.50 Adult

1.50 Concession



Payment by card OR correct money.

No change can be given.

Also see

Directions

See location of Shipley Glen Cable Tramway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • 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.