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West Somerset Railway

Minehead Station Warren Road, Minehead TA24 5BG, England
+44 1643 704996
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Love steam trains its a must

Well what can i say if love ride on steam train then its must but beware it cost me a family of 4... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Graham P
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Transported back in time for a day!

Excellent day out riding this 20 mile stretch of heritage railway All the staff/ volunteers were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John B
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Torremolinos, Spain
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This scenic 20-mile rail tour from the Quantock Hills to the Bristol Channel coast recaptures the romantic era of steam rail travel.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Minehead Station Warren Road, Minehead TA24 5BG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Well what can i say if love ride on steam train then its must but beware it cost me a family of 4 £15.00 for a return trip from minehead to dunster station which was just over mile away down track which i fought was...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent day out riding this 20 mile stretch of heritage railway All the staff/ volunteers were very friendly and happy to answer any questions Stations look as if transported from the 50/60s into today We managed to travel behind 3 different locomotives Tips Buy a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed yesterday

Spent the evening on the Summer Saturday Evening Dining Train - a very enjoyable experience. The menu, although set, was very good, the food was nicely presented and just the right amount. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Would have been nice to finish off...More

Thank Mrsfixit61
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a trip and you get a discount on the entry to dunster castle with your tickets (£8). We went on both a steam and diesel train and although a bit late the guards were friendly and helpful. There’s something special about this that...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very good steam day, with comfortable seats,travelling through some lovely countryside. Pleasant helpful staff provided a first class service.Each station was well kept, with very colourful flower displays and memorabilia in the form of old enamel signs, luggage and rail equipment Many restored examples...More

Thank snowy202
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the family on the steam train from Blue anchor to mine head. Very friendly staff and a great experience for the youngsters they loved it !!!

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a trip down memory lane. We loved our trip to Watchet from Minehead. Very friendly volunteers who let the children up in the cab.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We paid for 2 adult day rover tickets which were the same price as standard returns I believe, costing us £40. We took advantage of the rover ticket and got on and off at various stations throughout the day including a cider place. Good day...More

Thank tanyaa825
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our party ranged from a 13 year old to an 89 year old senior citizen. We parked easily at Crowcombe Heathfield and were greeted by the station team - from the start, made to feel welcome and engaged and the ticket office and toilets well...More

Thank CotswoldsSpotter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice steam train. Left from minehead station which has a proper old world feel. Guy in the ticket office was lovely. It is fairly expensive but my 20 month old and 3 year old both loved it. Nice journey to watchet but once there,...More

Thank Penny P
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chelt_caz
31 July 2017|
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Response from BruceTheSheep | Reviewed this property |
As noted there are lots of nice places in MInehead. I'd recommend the Wheelhouse Cafe, 5 min walk from station. Also the cafe on the seafront is OK for the basics.
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jillboxall
16 March 2017|
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Response from SomersetJean |
Minehead is fine for older people. My Mum gets taken up the Avenue (high st) in her wheelchair. Minehead has a lot of older people as residents and visitors and they all manage. Enjoy your visit.
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Bill K
11 March 2017|
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Response from payne 14 | Reviewed this property |
yes plenty of parking right down by the station and it is free
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