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150 years of the West Somerset Railway

Join the West Somerset Railway for great family days out through 20 miles of glorious Somerset coast and countryside between Bishops Lydeard and Minehead, taking a step back in time enjoying views of the Quantock Hills, Exmoor National Park and the West Somerset coastline.

Under 5's travel FREE! Travel with us from as little as £3.80 single fare and £5.60 return fare.

The West Somerset Railway has a great events calendar including Exmoor Day Out, Mineral Line Tours, Hestercombe Gardens Express, Dunster Castle Express, Murder Mystery, Steam & Cream, Cheese & Cider, Fish & Chips Special, Summer Evenings by the Seaside, Exmoor Pony Centre Day Out, "Day Out With Thomas", Carol Trains and Steam & Diesel Engineman courses!

Please book online or call us through the links below

You can always check us out on our Facebook & Twitter pages, for updates, photo galleries and much more...

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Contact Details

Address:-    Railway Station, Minehead, TA24 5BG

Contact:-     Station Manager

Telephone:- 01643 704 996