Shipley Glenn Tramway

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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.

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

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Day Rover£2.50 per adult
Junior return 5-16yrs£1.00 per child
Junior Single 5-16yrs£0.50 per child
Single£1.50 per adult

Terms and conditions apply.



  • Disabled access


  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

Shipley Glen Cable Tramway


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

* Open Sundays 12:00-16:00.

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