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West Somerset Railway

Britain‘s longest preserved railway operating for 20 miles from Bishops Lydeard near Taunton through the stunning scenery of the Quantock Hills and along the coast to Minehead.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


The Railway Station Minehead Somerset TA24 5BG

  • 01643 704 996
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  • View website

Open days

Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun & BHol 30 Mar-23 May (not 23 Apr). Daily 13-22 Apr, 11-23 May, 25 May-6 Oct (not 27 Sep). Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 8-31 Oct. 2 Nov. Santas in Dec. Post Christmas 29-30 Dec.


By Bus: 28

By Rail: Taunton / 3 miles

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