steam rallies and events

Events in South West

The South West region has a fascinating industrial, mining and railway heritage. From Cornish tin mines to steam railways and many types of museums all set against the stunning scenery of the West Country.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the South West of England including Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2019

Sat 19th - Mon 21st Oct 2019: Day Out with Thomas

South Devon Railway
The Station, Dart Bridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon.

Everybody’s favourite little blue engine is coming to visit us for the second time this year with lots of his friends too. The Fat Controller will…

Railways / Thomas

Fri 25th - Sat 26th Oct 2019: Halloween Ghost Train

Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01793 771 615.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Winter Works Open Day

Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01672 870 300.

Static event, 10.30am–3pm.

Open Day / Stationary Steam

Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween Steam & Scream

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire.
Tel: 01242 621 405.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween

Yeovil Railway Centre, Yeovil Junction Station, Stoford,, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9UU.
Tel: 01935 410 420.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th - Wed 30th Oct 2019: Spooky Specials

East Somerset Railway
Cranmore Station, Cranmore, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
Tel: 01749 880 417.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Halloween Tram of Terror

Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot, Harbour Road, Seaton, Devon.
Tel: 01297 20375.

Visit website for more details and booking. Travel on the Tram of Terror with our gruesome tram drivers to Colyton Station where there will be spooky entertainment.

Halloween / Railways

Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween Steam Fright Night

Westonzoyland Pumping Station
Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset.
Tel: 01278 691 595.

From 4.30pm.

Halloween / Stationary Steam

Sun 27th Oct: Foddington Bridge Vintage Rally & Car Boot Sale 2019 in Somerset

East Lydford, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7HA.
Tel: 07974 393 565.

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Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween Family Fun Day

Helicopter Museum
Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
Tel: 01934 635 227.

The Haunted Helicopter.

Aircraft / Halloween

Thu 31st Oct 2019: Haunted Cliff Railway Spooktacular

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
Bottom Station, The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Devon.
Tel: 01598 753 486.

Visit the Cliff Railway at night, it has a hidden and darker past, candle light, zombie drivers and story telling set the scene for an unforgetable and…

Halloween / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2019

Sat 9th - Sun 10th Nov 2019: Wincanton Model Railway Exhibition

King Arthur's Community School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9BX.
Tel: 07970 113 270.

Annual Model Railway Exhibiton held at King Arthur's School, Wincanton 20+ layouts, 6+ traders Various display stands and other attractions, catering…

Models

Sat 23rd Nov 2019: St Clement’s Day

Finch Foundry
Sticklepath, Okehampton, Devon.
Tel: 01387 840 046.

Celebrate the patron saint of blacksmiths with us, with blacksmiths from all over converging to compete and have some fun. There will be demonstrations,…

Industrial

Sat 23rd Nov 2019: Winter Works Open Day

Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01672 870 300.

Static event, 10.30am–3pm.

Open Day / Stationary Steam

Sun 24th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Santa Specials

Avon Valley Railway
Bitton Station , Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, Bristol.
Tel: 0117 932 5538.

Visit website for more details of advance booking. Join the festive season for a ride on one of our steam-hauled trains and enjoy a special visit from…

Railways / Santa

Thu 28th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: The Polar Express Tram Ride

Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot, Harbour Road, Seaton, Devon.
Tel: 01297 20375.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways / Santa

Fri 29th Nov - Mon 30th Dec: Train of Lights

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway
Queens Park Station, Torbay Road, Paignton, Devon.
Tel: 01803 555 872.

Please be aware there is no Santa on the Train of Lights. Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways

Sat 30th Nov - Sun 1st Dec: Christmas at the Tank Museum

Tank Museum
Linsay Road, Bovington, Nr Wareham, Dorset.
Tel: 01929 505 096.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Military / Santa

Sat 30th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Santa Specials

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire.
Tel: 01242 621 405.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways / Santa

Sat 30th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Christmas Fantasy Spectacular

Clearwell Caves
The Rocks, Clearwell, Nr Coleford, Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
Tel: 01594 832 535.

Few places on earth can capture the magic of the Christmas season – which is why we’ve captured it under the earth in our magical caves. In…

Industrial / Santa

Sat 30th Nov - Sun 22nd Dec: Santa Specials

Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01793 771 615.

Visit website for more details and booking. Online pre-booking available from October.

Railways / Santa

Sat 30th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Santa Specials

Swanage Railway
Station House, Swanage, Dorset.
Tel: 01929 425 800.

Visit website for more details and on-line booking opens early August this year.

Railways / Santa

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