Avon Valley Railway

Steam trains operate between Bitton Station, Oldland Common and Avon Riverside Stations. Bitton Station and buffet are open daily 0900-1700.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access


Full Description

The Avon Valley Railway offers not just a train ride but the opportunity to explore the delights of the river valley. With a round trip of almost 6 miles, train rides begin at Bitton Station and run between Oldland Common Station and Avon Riverside Station.  Within a short distance you can find country walks, a picnic area, public houses and the Bristol & Bath Railway Path, which follows the route of the former Midland Railway and runs alongside the Avon Valley Railway (fully tarmaced and offers access to walkers, cyclists and disabled users).
At Bitton Station our catering facility offers a wide range of both hot and cold food and drink 7 days a week, whilst our souvenir shop can provide you with a memento of your visit. For further information, please visit www.avonvalleyrailway.org

Contact & Location

Address:Bitton Railway Station, Bath Road
Bristol BS30 6HD
Contacts: 0117 932 5538
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Open days:11-12, 14-16, 18-19 Feb. 26 Mar. Wed, Sat, Sun & BHol 26 Mar-29 Oct (not 1st Sat in month except Aug). Also Tue & Thu in school hols. Santas in Dec.
By Bus:42, 17A, 319, 37
By Rail: Keynsham / 1.50 miles

Upcoming Events

23 Sep-24 Sep 2017 1940s Weekend

24 Oct-29 Oct 2017 Spooky Half Term Trains

FREE train rides for children in fancy dress plus a spooky trail around the station.

04 Nov-05 Nov 2017 Autumn Gala

A variety of steam and diesel locomotives will be pullig passenger and freight trains on this special…

25 Nov-24 Dec 2017 Santa Specials

Visit website for more details of advance booking. Join the festive season for a ride on one of our steam-hauled…

27 Oct-28 Oct 2018 Wizard Adventure Weekend 2018

You’ll join the teachers from the Grand Old School of Wizardry for your first day of term….…

This entry was last updated on 3rd February 2017

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