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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
+44 1983 882204
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Fun for everyone

Great fun for all ages. Train ride, interactive museum suitable for all ages. Suitable for all... read more

Reviewed today
June S
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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90th birthday

Excellent. Staff were very happy to assist my father in a wheelchair, on and off the train. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jayneonthego
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Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning attraction is a true journey into nostalgia. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages provide a view of the Island's unspoilt countryside. Your ticket includes unlimited day travel and access the NEW Train Story Discovery Centre. With the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund this £1.2 Million project opened in April 2014. Packed with interactive activities and fascinating displays, journey through the Island's very own Train Story. For details of the days trains run and timetable you can save money by booking online in advance.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
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+44 1983 882204
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great fun for all ages. Train ride, interactive museum suitable for all ages. Suitable for all. Wheelchair access to most areas.

Thank June S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent. Staff were very happy to assist my father in a wheelchair, on and off the train. Very quaint.

Thank Jayneonthego
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We been there a group of 10 people. Really really we enjoy this place. We feel bit cold but enjoyed a lot. Definitely coming back again

Thank Russ2006
Reviewed 5 days ago

We joined this train at Smallbrook Junction where we had a good connection with the Island Line train. We went to the end of the line and and back to Haven Street where we alighted and looked round the "Train Story". n the engine shed...More

Thank LINDA M
Peter V, General Manager at Isle of Wight Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for both visiting us and the review. Having enjoyed a run of 'excellent' reviews of course it is disappointing to receive a less enthusiastic review. All tastes are different!

Reviewed 5 days ago

It is great to support steam railways to keep them going. The staff and volunteers work very hard and are friendly and welcoming. Even though our train broke down and we had to be rescued by a diesel engine, it did not particularly deter from...More

Thank Z9888VRhelenc
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great day out on the trains with our 4 year old son. We got a ticket that allows you to go on the electric railway as well which was good for us as it meant we had a lot of time on...More

Thank cwo419
Reviewed 6 days ago

6 adults, 2 small children and a baby. The 2 children enjoyed their day at the railway so much that they are still talking about it. We got off at Wootton and walked to a pub for lunch. Staff were helpful and it was a...More

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Peter V, General Manager at Isle of Wight Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the great review and delighted your visit worked well for different generations. Our Train Story Discovery Centre, whilst informative for adults with a great opportunity to get up close to carriages, wagons and locomotives also has interactive activities for children. For children...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky that on the weekend we arrived on our holiday there was a 40s weekend at the steam railway and there were so many people dressed up in 40s clothing. There were singers singing 40s songs and dancers doing the Lindy hop...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great railway with lots to do if you get off at havent. Or 3 year old loved it. If you get a island line 'normal' train ticket you can get a day saver ticket known as the ranger, allowing you to hop on and off...More

Thank NathanT2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day out for the whole family of any age.lots to see and do.beautiful settings including a hawk conservancy with bird display. Good children's play area and lovely woodland walk.obviously the best part was going on the steam train!

Thank Kath D
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ECVL1978
16 July 2017|
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Response from fjp94 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed for the whole day but left the station at Wootton for lunch.
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Tam E
27 June 2017|
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Response from Z9888VRhelenc | Reviewed this property |
There is a small discount. I think they took off £1.50 from both the carer's ticket and the disabled person's one
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mazcrofton
23 May 2017|
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Response from Z9888VRhelenc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although I think you have to pay something for them on the train
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