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  • Title: Welcome to Platform1 Heritage Farm and Railway
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Visitor Information >>.. Train Ride.. Farm Animals.. Hands on Railway Displays.. Outdoor Games.. School Holiday Activities.. Refreshment Rooms.. Facilities.. FAQs.. Wedding Photographs.. Parties >>.. Train Party.. Carriage Hire.. DIY Party.. Special Occasions.. Groups >>.. School Excursions.. Paddock to Plate.. Vacation Care.. Playgroups.. Over 50's.. Littlehampton History Tour.. After Hour Group Visits.. Contact Us >>.. Find us.. Contact Details.. Email Us.. Light Sound Show.. Liebelt House B B.. Welcome to.. PLATFORM 1.. Heritage Farm Railway.. Take the train ride through the historic farmyard and out into the open paddock of this Adelaide Hills property.. Travel through farm buildings, past sheep and cattle and the old gum trees.. Hands-on railway displays are housed in the farm buildings.. Make the signal work, be a fireman or a train driver, follow the train track and discover life on the railways from over 80 countries of the world.. Pat and feed the friendly farm animals.. Meet Captain the Clydesdale  ...   Purchase a memento to remember your visit or to give to a friend.. Open 6 days from 10am.. (Closed Wednesdays).. Open 7 days during South Australian school holidays.. Closed Christmas Day and morning of Boxing Day.. Train departs from Platform 1 at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.. Admission Prices:.. Adults: $9.. Senior Concession: $8.. Children: $6 (2 to 14 years).. Family: $28 (2ad +2ch).. Admission price includes the train ride.. Check out our recent review by Weekend Notes:.. http://www.. weekendnotes.. com/platform-1-heritage-farm-railway/.. Coming soon:.. Out with the cold and into the Spring.. October School Holidays.. Paddock to Plate and Train Ride Experience Spring Edition.. Click.. here.. for details and bookings.. Follow us on Facebook for alerts.. It could be the fright.. of your life.. Friday 31.. st.. October is Halloween.. for details.. PLATFORM 1 HERITAGE FARM RAILWAY.. Junction Road, Littlehampton, South Australia.. PO Box 60, Littlehampton, South Australia 5250.. (08) 8391 2696.. info@platform1.. com.. au..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Train Rides
    Descriptive info: Train Rides.. Travel through this picturesque 69 acre Adelaide Hills farming property by train.. This historic farm has been in the Liebelt family since the early 1850 s and now 6th generation Liebelt, Glenn Liebelt, welcomes visitors to enjoy the ride.. The train takes you through farm buildings, past cattle and the old gum trees.. Get your Platform 1 ticket punched when boarding and it may be your child s lucky day  ...   the friendly staff are happy to lend you a coat if the weather is a bit chilly.. There are many versions of the train ride such as the treasure hunt for the train parties, Light & Sound night rides, school groups and more.. So there are many reasons to come back again and again.. The General Public train ride takes about 20 minutes and departs hourly from 11am until 4pm.. All Aboard!..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Farm Animals
    Descriptive info: Platform 1 is a working farm but the animals in the farmyard are our pets and they love to be visited.. Meet Miss Moo and her calf, feed the sheep and chickens.. Say Hi to Captain the Clydesdale Horse and give the guinea pigs a cuddle.. We  ...   you to our farm and they will follow the train around and give you a tour of their home.. Animal feed is available for purchase.. The farm animals are also involved in our educational paddock to plate programme and are a highlight for Vacation Care and School groups..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Train Rides
    Descriptive info: Hands on Displays.. Hands-on railway displays are housed in the Train Shed and other farm buildings.. Make the signal go up and down, ring the bell and set the wig wag off.. Be a fireman or engine driver and follow the train track and discover life on the railways from over 80 countries of the world.. Children will love this interactive area and they can dress up with helmets and vests as they play.. This railway collection is a delight for all ages and guided tours are available for Over 50 s and other special interest groups..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Outdoor
    Descriptive info: Games for the young and young at heart are a favourite with visitors.. Play horse shoe throwing, balls in the milk can or the giant board game of Trains and Tunnels.. Dress Henry and Hetty the Scarecrows or play knock em downs.. Sit back and watch the children play or join in with them!..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Paddock to Plate and Train Ride Experience - Spring Edition
    Descriptive info: Breathe in the fresh Spring air of the green farm paddocks and walk amongst the cows and sheep.. Make butter, grind wheat and learn to crack a whip.. Spring is when mother nature comes alive, so learn how the seasons affect the food chain, and welcome the young farm animals into the world.. The children will be learning about farms and farm animals without even knowing it, they will think it is all fun!.. Arrive at 1pm and have a train ride at 1.. 30pm.. Explore the hands-on railway displays and play the outdoor old fashioned games.. At 2pm, Karen will meet you to share the afternoon discovering  ...   bad, why Miss Moo has a tag in her ear and much much more.. Blow cow horns, collect the eggs, walk the paddock and then finish your day with yummy homemade pancakes.. Dates:.. Wednesday 8.. th.. October, 1pm.. Sorry, booked out!.. Friday 10.. Arrive at 1pm with finish time at approx.. 4pm.. Adult: $18.. Child: $15 (5 years and up).. Pre-Schoolers: $10 (2 years and up).. Please advise of dietary requirements or allergies relating to grasses and animals.. Bookings essential:.. Phone: 8391 2696.. Email:.. Just want a train ride? Click.. for times and prices.. To see what else we do click on the menu at the top or click..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Refreshment Rooms
    Descriptive info: Sit back and enjoy homemade scones with homemade jam and fresh cream or country muffins with a coffee or tea.. Enjoy the wood fire in the cooler months or the air conditioning when it is warm.. Babycinnos are available for the little ones along with cool drinks.. Our gift shop has a selection of toy trains for the children along with our popular train chocolates and Choo Choo bars.. For the serious train buffs, you will find railway memorabilia, train books and magazines for sale..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Facilities
    Descriptive info: Platform 1 Facilities.. Toilets.. Disabled Toilet.. Off Street Parking for cars and buses.. Nappy Change Facilities.. Wheelchair access.. Picnic Areas.. Undercover Picnic Area.. Breastfeeding Friendly.. Hand Washing Facilities..

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  • Title: Platform1 - History Tour
    Descriptive info: Frequently Asked Questions.. How far away is Platform 1 from the Adelaide CBD?.. Distance wise, Platform 1 is about 35 kms from the Adelaide CBD.. It takes about 20 minutes to get to us from the bottom of the South Eastern Freeway (Glen Osmond Intersection), so add how long it takes you to get to the SE Freeway and add 20 minutes.. What age group is Platform 1 suitable for?.. Platform 1 is suitable for a wide range of ages.. Children love the train ride, the hands-on railway displays and animals and games.. Adults love the history of the property and the relaxed feel knowing the children are entertained.. Groups are very welcome at Platform 1 (see our Groups tab) and we have programmes available for all age groups including school groups, seniors etc.. Can I catch public transport to get to Platform 1?.. You can get off a Hills Transit Bus in the main street of Littlehampton and then there is a 1.. 5km walk to Platform 1.. See times and routes at www.. linksa.. au.. How long do I need to spend at Platform 1?.. You can stay all day if you like, but most people allow  ...   hour.. When you arrive you will be booked onto the next hourly train.. Can the children touch things?.. Yes, yes and yes.. The railway memorabilia is designed to allow interactive play, the animals will always enjoy a pat and the games are always a favourite.. How far does the train go?.. The train goes through the farmyard and out into the open paddock.. We have about 1km of train track and the train ride takes about 20 minutes.. Can I take the pram on the train?.. No, you will need to nurse your "little one".. We have an area for you to leave your prams while you are on the train ride.. How hard is it to get on the train?.. There is a 35cm lip to get into the train.. There is a disabled seat on each carriage for easier access.. Wheelchairs, prams, walkers cannot go on the train.. Can we stay the night at Platform 1?.. Yes, we also have a Bed & Breakfast.. Liebelt House.. where you can spend a few nights enjoying the region.. When you stay, you have free admission into Platform 1, help with some of the farm work and walk the paddocks..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Weddig Photos
    Descriptive info: Wedding Photos.. Are you looking for the rustic, farming look for your wedding photos?.. Platform 1 and the farm make for an ideal backdrop for bride and groom photos and wedding party photos.. Old stone buildings, wood slat sheds, wooden sheep yards, wooden cattle ramps or even the train can be used as props.. Cost to use Platform 1 or the original homestead for wedding photos is $100..

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  • Title: Platform1 - Train Parties
    Descriptive info: Train Parties in the Adelaide Hills.. Give your child a train party and enjoy a party that will be fun and memorable for the children and the adults.. Train Parties at Platform 1 are a little different from the normal.. so please let us take a minute to explain.. During the Party the children and adults will be involved in 2 train rides.. On the 1st train ride, the children find a treasure map, Glenn then digs up a treasure box in a very unique way and on the treasure box is a padlock.. Throughout the party, the children find keys to try to open the treasure box.. The keys are strategically placed to guarantee the excitement and momentum continues throughout the whole party.. There are definitely no boring bits!!!.. Whilst on the train rides, the driver keeps the children and adults entertained and amused with his antics.. The party room is a railway carriage that has been renovated to accommodate groups.. The carriage is air conditioned, decorated and private from other visitors.. Train Parties are fully hosted.. Our friendly host/ess will lead you through the party but at the same time allow the adults to interact with the children as well.. All guests at the party will be welcomed and you can enjoy the personal touches that our host/ess undertakes to make your party that little bit more special.. The children can explore the hands-on railway displays, play in the steam engine cabs, make the signals work.. They can be a driver, a guard or a signalman.. The children are supervised as they play and the children are always watchful to find another key for the treasure box.. Pat and feed the farm animals.. Give Captain the horse a carrot, give the sheep some wheat and meet Miss Moo the cow  ...   select food to suit their own tastes.. Childrens' Party Food:.. Party Pies, Party Sausage Rolls, Cocktail Frankfurts, Honey Crackles, Potato Chips, Decorated Biscuits and Fairy Bread.. Plate of fruit.. Cordial and water for drinks.. Adult Party Food:.. Party Pies, Party Sausage Rolls, Sandwiches and a fruit/dip/cheese platter.. Tea or Coffee for drinks.. Cappuccino's to go available for extra charge.. Time to play on the "hands-on" railway displays.. Meet the friendly farm animals.. "Pass the Parcel".. A prize on each layer for each child.. Party Invitations for your use.. Plates, cups, tablecloth, napkins, balloons, decorations, knife for cake, matches.. Additional Information:.. Duration of party is 1hour 45minutes.. Birthday cake and lolly bags to be supplied by you.. Freezer space for ice-cream cakes available.. Party times are 10.. 15am to 12pm, 1.. 15pm to 3pm or after school from 4pm to 5.. 45pm.. Parties can be held on any day except Wednesdays.. Special dietary requirements can easily be arranged at an extra cost with prior notice.. Train Parties are suitable for children 3 to 10 years of age and are suitable for both girls and boys.. Bookings are essential with a minimum notice of 5 days.. A deposit is required to confirm a booking.. Cancellation policy:.. Cancellations made more than 14 days prior to the booked date will receive refund of deposit (less $10 administration fee).. Cancellations received less than 14 days prior to booked date will forfeit full deposit paid.. Details:.. $15 per child and $15 per adult (Children under 2 years are free unless child is to be included in all activities of the party).. Minimum number of persons is 12.. Maximum number of persons is 50.. Payment by cash, cheque or credit card.. "Platform 1 is still the best children's party in SA! (and we've been to stacks)".. Ali, Torrens Park..

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