Volk's Electric Railway Tours

Type:Trips & Tours

Aquarium Station & Visitor Centre, Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1EN

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Unfortunately, due to our reduced operating procedures in line with the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines we are unable to offer any group tours at the present time. This page will be updated the moment we are able to resume tours.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift - Madeira Lift near to Half Way Station.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Wheelchairs must be folded to fit on trains.
  • Disabled Parking - nearby (Madeira Drive).
  • Disabled persons toilet - nearby at each end.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible - provided wheelchair user is able to alight from wheelchair into train carriage and wheelchair is folded

Catering

  • Cafe - nearby.
  • Food Shop on site
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area - nearby.
  • Picnic area - nearby.
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food - nearby.
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing - Near Half Way Station.
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Beer Garden
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - max 1 per person.
  • Dogs welcome
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours - Occasional.
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Toilets - nearby.

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Nearby (Madeira Drive}.
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (charge) - Nearby (Madeira Drive).
  • Railway station within walking distance - Brighton Railway Station - 1 mile.
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Special group rates

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - On the beach, east of Brighton Pier.

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups - Occasional talks for school groups via prior arrangement.
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted - Booking advised.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

2022 (25 July 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*

* Open: Easter-end of September.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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