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Address: Station Rd, Swanage BH19 1AD, England
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+44 1929 425800
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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The Swanage Railway provides an ideal way to get to the beach without the...

The Swanage Railway provides an ideal way to get to the beach without the need to park in Swanage. Simply leave your car at the Norden Park and Ride, which is conveniently located just off the A351 north of Corfe Castle, and start your holiday early!

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Great day out on the railway.

Got a freedom ticket and went up and down the track a few times whilst enjoying a cup of tea. Have stopped at corfe before which is a lovely place to break up the journey and for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Got a freedom ticket and went up and down the track a few times whilst enjoying a cup of tea. Have stopped at corfe before which is a lovely place to break up the journey and for lunch. Staff are great. It's like taking a step back in time . Observation car is great view for £1 extra.

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Loughborough
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely day on the tracks. Corfe castle was lovely. Train on time wether suoerb. No catering car though. Lunch in the greyhound was superb though!!

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Thank Lee C
Newhaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled on the railway today. What great fun! The kids loved it and I thought it was great.. Staff were fantastic and very friendly. Would highly recommend and will most definitely be back 👍

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have experienced this before, but would always take the opportunity to travel on a steam railway. It takes me back to my youth. There's no rush, just the click click of the rails. I would do this any time I am in the area. The train goes to Corfe Castle which is a pleasant village to look around and... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took our 3 year old son on his birthday for a steam train ride as he loves trains. When we brought the tickets they noticed he had a birthday badge on could not be more welcoming and friendly. The porter offered let my son wear his hat whilst waiting for the train and on the way back he even... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we did our usual half term holiday treat a trip on the Swanage railway . It's always the first thing on our grandsons itinerary when he comes to stay. We thoroughly enjoy it and today was no exception . The friendly staff made us welcome and what a wonderful steam train. It is an experience I,m sure he will... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short trip but I am told it will soon be extended to Wareham. If you are in the area this is must do experience. Scenery is lovely along the route.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately no steam days until 4th February, so we missed that, but the line from Swanage to Norton at £12.50 would be a good experience, 25 minutes each way. The shop was open though and the platform.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A most enjoyable day out on the steam train x Very friendly and helpful volunteers x four adults x I x baby x

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swanage beach still has its attractions even though it was out of season. The steam train at 11am was not going anywhere even though the old station was open for the tourists to look around and take photos. The High Street only a few yards from the seafront with it small independent shops including a secondhand book shop and a... More 

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