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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

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About Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is a steam and diesel heritage railway over 14 miles (23km) long in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Visit the GWSR stations at Broadway (postcode WR12 7DF), Toddington (postcode GL54 5DT), Winchcombe (GL54 5LD), or Cheltenham Racecourse (GL50 4SH). Free parking, and there is so much to do in addition to riding on the heritage trains. There are authentic Great Western Railway stations and well-stocked shops. Catering options include the buffet car on the train, the Flag & Whistle Restaurant at Toddington Station and the 1950s themed Coffee Pot Cafe at Winchcombe Station. There is a model railway coach and the Discovery Coach at Winchcombe Station, whilst at Toddington there is a self-guided heritage trail, a children’s play area, a have-a-go signalbox and a locomotive yard viewing area. Check out our website to see the operating days, the train times and the range of this year's special events, both for enthusiasts and for children.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on one of the rail trips from Cheltenham Racecourse to the North Pole (Winchcombe station) and back. On arriving in Santa's land, the front half of the train went to queue to see Santa who was in a carriage in a siding at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Andrew2782017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took advantage of the running just after Christmas and we travelled from Cheltenham (Racecourse) to Broadway for the first time. Pleasant journey with on board refreshments. We then walked from the station at Broadway to the village centre which took around 15 minutes. This is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vincent12089
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this line Been on numerous occasions and always a good experience The whole of the staff are volunteers and are really knowledgeable about all aspects of the line Well worth a visit even if not taking a train journey

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peanut669
Reviewed 1 week ago

My business frequently sends Groups for an excursion on the GWS Steam Railway. We get excellent, friendly service from the staff, there's lots of interesting stuff for our Groups to see and the Engines are awesome. Separately, I have taken my Grandson for one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us (two couples all around 70) visited the railway on New Years Day. We had all day tickets and travelled from Toddington to Broadway to Cheltenham and back to Toddington. The staff and volunteers were friendly and the lunch at Toddington was excellent....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rogln23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent experience, just a pity that our organised excursion did not take in the full length of the line from Cheltenham through to Broadway but was only from Toddington to Cheltenham & return. The train was clean, warm and comfortable and the scenery was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MalcolmW446
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew my friend Tim was a steam train enthusiast and when he and his wife came to stay for Christmas, I arranged a trip on the railway. It turned out to be a very rewarding experience for me to have my very own expert...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D_D_Delhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased 2 return adult tickets and 1 dog ticket for a ride on the steam train. I went into the ticket office and I was served by the nicest lady and station master ever. I only wanted to go to Toddington for a bite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great day out for train enthusiasts. Good for children too. Broadway is now at the end of the line and well worth a visit. The station is in walking distance of the town.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mandhpadley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and friends enjoyed our steam locomotive trip to Cheltenham Racecourse station. Back in the nineties we remembered when the line finished before Cheltenham. You've got to stick your head out of the window, take in the countryside and let some soot hit your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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29 December 2018|
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Response from GWRailway | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes, 1st January New Year's Day is our last operating day for this season. We'll have two steam trains and diesel-hauled train running.
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Carol O
13 June 2018|
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Yes. Tickets for dogs cost just £2 each.
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Lueyloo
29 January 2018|
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Response from GWRailway | Property representative |
Yes, there are several pleasant country walks in the area. At Toddington station when trains are operating we sell a book of local walks. Philip (TripAdvisor account manager)
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