Sand and Motorcycles at Pages Park, Leighton Buzzard

Honda motorcycle

The Leighton Buzzard Railway's annual bike show 'Sand & Motorcycles' is held in Pages Park Leighton Buzzard each September.

The invitation is for "anything that can be legally ridden with a motorcycle licence". In 2015 over 600 bikes turned up including old bikes, new bikes, bikes with sidecars and three wheelers.

There are also trade and club stands and the Leighton Buzzard Railway offers special price train rides.

Even if you are not a motorcycle fan it is still a great day out with live music, train rides and food & drink.

Leighton Buzzard Railway was originally built in 1919 by Leighton Buzzard Light Railway Ltd to transport the sand the town is famous for. After the second world war motorcycles were used by maintenance fitters to get to sites to repair and maintain the equipment used in the industry. The Sand and Motorcycles Day is in tribute to these riders and their machines.

The short video below was taken at Sand & Motorcycles day September 2012


Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard railway has one of the largest fleet of narrow guage steam locomotives in the UK some of which are the only working examples left in the country.

Find out more about the Leighton Buzzard Railway