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West Somerset Railway

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

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Address

The Railway Station Minehead Somerset TA24 5BG

  • 01643 704 996
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Open days

Daily 11-19 Feb (Not 17), Sat-Sun 11-26 Mar, 29-30 Mar. Daily Apr-4 May (not 24). Sat-Sun, Tue-Thu 8-14 May, 10-19 Oct. Daily 16 May-8 Oct, 21-29 Oct. Santas in Dec. Post Christmas 27-31 Dec.

Travel

By Bus: 28

By Rail: Taunton / 3 miles

Events

Fri 8th - Sun 10th Jun 2018: Diesel Gala

West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, TA4 3RU.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

Railways

Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Sep 2018: Late Summer Weekend

West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 3BX.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

An hourly train service over England’s longest heritage railway worked by a mixture of steam and vintage diesel locomotives. A great way to get out…

Railways

Thu 27th - Sun 30th Sep 2018: Autumn Steam Gala

West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 3BX.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

 Hourly steam train service between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) and Minehead. Workshop and Museums openings, model railways and trade and promtion…

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