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Severn Valley Railway

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Brilliant Overnight Autumn Gala

Superb weekend for autumn gala, friendly helpful staff, Great train rides through the evening and... read more

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Fantastic trip !

It’s an amazing experience travelling on the stream train. The scenery on the journey from... read more

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The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel service between Kidderminster, Worcestershire and Bridgnorth Shropshire. We operate over 200 days a year and offer a perfect day out that includes a superb visitor centre at...more
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Number One 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
+44 1562 757900
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb weekend for autumn gala, friendly helpful staff, Great train rides through the evening and overnight. Good value for money only downside was restaurant service at Kidderminster which was poor. Wish we had gone to chippy across the road from the station instead. good family...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It’s an amazing experience travelling on the stream train. The scenery on the journey from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth is so picturesque.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The weather came good and we arrived at Kettering, good parking at a good rate. The station was very interesting and the staff friendly and helpful. Train trip was great and even had refreshments on board; everyone enjoyed the view and the pamphlet provided was...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent selection of locomotives, wonderful vintage carriages and wagons. Staff very friendly and helpful. My only criticism is that it takes 1 hour 20 minutes for the 16 miles and much of this time is sitting in a station waiting for the train in the...More

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited the SVR on many occasions since it’s opening, but I must say the Autumn gala 2018 was very special, the visiting engines made a very damp day, worth every minute of discomfort. The station at Bridgnorth is worth a visit any time,...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Autumn Gala this weekend at SVR. Saturday was rained out and most guests stayed on the busy trains. Shame for SVR that the weather didn't play ball but the atmosphere remains relaxing and fun. Sunday was much better with the sun out most...More

Thank RAPCopperfields
Reviewed 2 days ago

"Must go" attraction reflecting the hard work of the paid staff and masses of volunteers needed to operate the railway. If travelling on one of the trains do stop off at the stations. They all have merit. but, the best is Highley simply because that...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 days ago

started early , caught the 8.15 from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth . got to Bridgnorth 9.30 but the rain hampered our stay in Bridgnorth . excellent train service

Thank chris1953jr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautifully clean train and every station was kept to an impeccable standard, really felt like we had stepped back in time

Thank ShirleyA98
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on Severn Valley railway as part of two day holiday and it was lovely to go back in the days of of the wonder of steam and take a ride on the Septon Steam train

Thank clarksonfamily45
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12 August 2018|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to get out more !!
Elsie G
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Response from margaret p | Reviewed this property |
Having lived within two miles of this attraction I have never been. Public transport on Sundays is very scant but this is all I am able to tell you.