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Santa special: best Father Christmas experience

Really fantastic, comfortable father Christmas experience. We arrived at 3.10pm for the 3.30 train... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whittington, United Kingdom
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Santa Special

We visited as a family of 5 adults and two children. Booking our tickets online was easy and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco
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The Chasewater Railway operates heritage steam and diesel trains on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the year, most Saturdays Easter to October and certain weekdays throughout the summer. The Railway is rapidly gaining recognition as one...more
Brownhills West Station | Pool Lane, Brownhills, Walsall WS8 7NL, England
+44 1543 452623
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All reviews country park tea room steam engine value for money old style friendly volunteers lovely place to spend go karts jacket potato run by volunteers great cafe a real gem very interesting museum rolling stock on display free museum adults and children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fantastic, comfortable father Christmas experience. We arrived at 3.10pm for the 3.30 train. Little queuing, large carriages with plenty of space for all. Father Christmas spent the best part of the hour wandering up and down; meeting the children, engaging the adults, giving out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a family of 5 adults and two children. Booking our tickets online was easy and we didn't queue to get on the train. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. We had plenty of room in the warm carriage and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fionaa466
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Check timetables for operating days. Interesting little shops dotted around the site. Look out for deer on the journey. Interesting from industrial heritage point of view

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 27 October 2018

What a fantastic effort they made. The tea room was lovely and warm, thanks to a real coal fire. The train was done up with cobwebs, spiders etc it was full of atmosphere and with the adults and children in costume it was great. But...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Old style cafe , good food and prices. Lovely to stand on the station and see the children’s faces as the train comes in and when they all wave as it leaves the station.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, the train station and country park and pond. The train station has a lovely cafe, free museum. Also a little sizzling pub behind the train station. The county park the Children can use their scooters, bikes ect here paths are good also for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lc428
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We have visited here several times now, as my grandson is absolutely train mad. He's only two and a half, so we have to keep him on a tight rein - literately, but that is no problem, with the exception of the platform edge, everywhere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I know it’s local, but I’ve never visited until now. A great location with Chasewater as a backdrop, a shortish rail ride ( 60 minutes) but plenty to see. A great tea room and model shop with reasonable prices. The museum was open on my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnrZ6013EW
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited the Chase water railway station cafe..having had such poor service elsewhere.. the menu is nice and simple , very reasonably priced and served by happy people who are happy to help. My traditional breakfast was great value and my partners...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 65HappyCamper
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I have been a member at Chasewater for many years, unfortunately poor health precludes my volunteering. I don't visit as often as I would like, due to my poor health, but every visit is a pleasure. The first thing to remember is that this Railway...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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brenda b
14 August 2018|
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Response from brian m | Reviewed this property |
From time to time there are various SPECIAL EVENTS...... best way to get information is to log onto CHASEWATER RAILWAY....everything you need to know is there This is NOT a BIG railway like 7 Valley , Great Central , North... More
Frank W
30 December 2017|
Response from SIMPOP | Reviewed this property |
Adult £6.50 pp. Concession £5.50. Child over 3yrs £3.50. The railway website will give you full details of special events and prices.
3 September 2015|
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Response from Leanne B | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open during school holidays during the week but normally there main open hours are weekends as far as I no but you can definitely walk around and view the engines at weekends there's a little coffee shop... More