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Golden Jubilee

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If you've stumbled across this page, you might not know that we're celebrating the 50th anniversary (Golden Jubilee) of the land train running at Hengistbury Head.

We've taken generations of families to Mudeford Spit and back - are you one of them?

We are planning celebrations and a small exhiibtion in the Visitor Centre, to celebrate and you can be part of it.

1960s train rides

Hengistbury Head Land Train is celebrating its 50th Anniversary “The Golden Jubilee”On Sunday 1st April 2018, join us for a free piece of cake and, if you come in 1960’s dress – you get one free single trip on the train (ask the team for the terms and conditions). Visit the free exhibition on the history of the LandTrain, have a photo taken in the replica train (our selfie-station) at the Visitor Centre and meet the Twitter puppets, too! Come and celebrate with us!

Share your memories

All you need to do, is send in a photo of your memories of the Hengistbury land train, via photo website Flickr. You'll need to set up an account (if you haven't already got one), but it takes just a few minutes

Upload your photo

Thank you for wanting to contribute to our photo memory exhibition for the Hengistbury land train’s Golden Jubilee celebrations!

Important information before you begin - about Flickr

We would be very grateful if you would allow your photos to be used in our exhibition.

To collect these photos, we are using an open sources called flickr. This gives the photographer control over their photos. 

If you have a photo memory of the Hengistbury land train that you are willing to share for us to use in our celebrations, then please add it to flickr as follows.

  1. Put it on Flickr (it's free)
  2. Give it a Creative Commons licence
  3. Tag it HHLT50, so we know it's for our anniversary celebrations
  4. Add it to the Hengistbury Head Golden Jubilee Group
  5. When we next do our regular check, we will pick this up and add it to our site (thank you very much!)

We just wanted to let you know that by uploading your photos, you are giving us permission to display your photos on the Hengistbury Head website, social media and in the exhibition itself at the Visitor Centre. Your photo may also be used by the Daily Echo in its celebratory supplement.

You are also giving us permission to use this imagery for promotional purposes for Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre and Hengistbury land train. As a contributor, you must be over 18 and warrant that the photograph you are submitting is yours, any other people in the photo have given you permission to submit it, and that you own the copyright for it.

Copyright in all images submitted remains with you, as the contributor. If you would like us to refrain from including your name on the submission, please clearly mark this on your submission.

If you'd like to withdraw your permission, please do so by emailing us, together with a copy of the photo(s) you are referring to.

We can’t guarantee that all photos will be displayed and reserve the right to refuse contributions.

If you have any questions, please contact us

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