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4. The West Somerset Railway

Top 10 ten places to visit in South West England - Bristol and Somerset

The West Somerset Railway

Take a ride with the historic steam locomotives, coaches and wagons of the West Somerset Railway, a country branch line of the old Great Western Railway. The buildings of ten unique stations are linked by a twenty mile scenic journey through the beautiful Somerset countryside.
 
Discover the gently rolling Quantock hills, unspoilt villages and farms nestling in leafy lanes, the cliffs and coast of the Bristol Channel, Dunster's imposing Castle and Minehead's seaside charm.
 
Events take place throughout the year, including Murder Mystery Specials, Somerset Real Ale Trains, and Fish and Chip Specials! You can even book a one or two day course and learn how to drive a steam train!
 
West Somerset Railway Steam Engineman Courses
The West Somerset Railway offers a range of one day and two day courses to realise your ambition and make your long held dreams become reality. View course details here.
 
West Somerset Railway Special Events
Please view full details of special events here

The West Somerset Railway Address:   
West Somerset Railway Plc
The Railway Station
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 5BG
England, UK

The West Somerset Railway Opening Times:
Please view West Somerset Railway timetables here.

The West Somerset Railway Admission:
A Day Rover ticket provides unlimited travel for the day.
Adults £14.80
Senior Citizens £13.60
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) £42.00
Children (5 to 15 years) £7.40
Children under 5 Free
Dogs £2.00 (assistance dogs travel free) 
 
T  +44 (0)1643 704996

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