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Shillingstone Railway Project

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Station Road, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SA, England
+44 1258 860696
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A little history being restored

Lovely walk from Child Okeford along the tramway to the railway project. The volunteers are doing a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian W
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St Ives, United Kingdom
Old world experience

Lovely to take the grandchildren to see a real life train with carriages to explore and engines to... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
150maud
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“signal box” (7 reviews)
“cup of tea” (6 reviews)
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Station Road, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SA, England
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"sturminster newton"
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"signal box"
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"cup of tea"
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"well worth a visit"
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"friendly staff"
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"cycle ride"
in 4 reviews
"cake"
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"ice cream"
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"small shop"
in 3 reviews
"sunday morning"
in 3 reviews
"hard work"
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"next year"
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"undergoing restoration"
in 2 reviews
"on wednesdays"
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"rolling stock"
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"industrial estate"
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"last visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk from Child Okeford along the tramway to the railway project. The volunteers are doing a terrific job and great to be able to stop and a have a drink in the station cafe and sit on board one of the carriages.

Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely to take the grandchildren to see a real life train with carriages to explore and engines to see. Nice it’s not an expensive ‘attraction ‘ but low key and homely. My grandson enjoyed having his snack in the railway carriage playing eye spy! The...More

Thank 150maud
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

You get the sense that there is still work to do, but the railway is well on its way to being a great attraction! It's well situated, on the trailway from Blandford to Stur, and the gardens are beautifully maintained. There's a quaint tearoom with...More

Thank ccross2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Cycling the Trailway on Sunday I stopped at the Shillingstone Railway Station for a coffee and some cake in the railway carriage, which was decorated for Halloween. Walking around later saw that a Guards Van, ready for restoration, has been added to the rolling stock.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I am biased as I am a lifelong railway fan. however It is worth a visit as it conjures up the feeling of a Victorian railway station, work has still to be done but worth supporting something from our past. At my last visit they...More

Thank Peter1202873411
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is well worth a visit just to see the enthusiasm of those volunteers who are willing to give up their time to restore and refurbish the old station and engines which they have acquIred. Who knows, we may one day be steaming ahead to...More

Thank 731mar
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Cycling along the Trailway from Blandford just couldn't pass by without having a gander!!! It's like turning the clock back 30/40 years WONDERFUL. Warm welcome by the hard working folk serving in the cafe and friendly smiley faces of those manning the museum and outer...More

Thank Restless59
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This great place is on the old line from Sturminster Newton to Blandford. It is now on the trail way walk & cycle path between these old towns. Great views onto beautiful Dorset countryside beside the River Stour. Even in winter the walk is great...More

Thank Madmash60
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little quant villige people very friendly. A very newly refurbished pub was nice for 1 or 6 drinks, there was a garage for petrol and bits and bobs.

Thank wonkythomp
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The easter hunt was fun and well organised. Plenty to see and learn about and the staff are friendly. Having lunch aboard an old Virgin train carriage is great

Thank Michelle T
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