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Somerset & Dorset Railway Museum

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Washford Station, Watchet TA23 0PP, England
+44 1984 640869
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A must for all the family!

Just spent two and half weeks in Watchet at Blue Anchor Caravan Park. The joy on first seeing the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annette S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Great staff & lovely trains

We were staying in Watchet so could walk to the station, we bought a day rover ticket & travelled... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washford Station, Watchet TA23 0PP, England
+44 1984 640869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent two and half weeks in Watchet at Blue Anchor Caravan Park. The joy on first seeing the steam train come past the back of the site through the hills was a delight, and I am not a train. We were there while the...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Watchet so could walk to the station, we bought a day rover ticket & travelled into Minehead for lunch then caught the train to Bishops Lyndeard & returned to Watchet a full day out. The staff are all volunteers & seem...More

Thank LucindaStaffs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a round trip on the train on a wet day. A really relaxing way to look a the countryside. Although we didn't, it is possible to get off at the stations and get on another train, I think this would be a full...More

Thank marion_bevis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train journey from Minehead to Bishops Lyndeard is well worth taking. 20 mile heritage railway passes through beautiful scenery and you can stop off at any of the stations on the way to further explore the surroundings. Just make sure you do not miss...More

Thank janecoole2016
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were staying at Doniford and caught the steam train to Minehead a lovey trip, dog friendly all the staff friendly and lovely coffee and cake in the cafe at Minehead

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

An amazing experience for children of all ages. A must do if you are staying anywhere in Somerset. Great volunteer guards, drivers, station masters and lovely ladies serving good tea and ice creams. Everybody was so friendly and helpful.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Took the train from watchet to minehead return- £16 for adults /£15 seniors great way to see the countryside but a tad on the expensive side.

Thank Hms1717
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

All staff that we met were 5 star. It's only 20 pounds for a all day ticket. We had the tea and cake for 2.50p. And had a great time at each stop. The staff here go beyond the call of duty. Best station was...More

Thank 2043nooks
Reviewed 3 July 2017

While on holiday in the area I had my steam fix at the West Somerset Railway and it was busy even on a Tuesday midweek which is a very good sign. This was my second trip on the railway. Travelled behind an absolutely immaculate Dinmore...More

Thank inmanbj
Reviewed 2 July 2017

It was raining so we decided to spend the day on train. We had to buy an all day senior Rover ticket at £18. The train does fish and chip tours and in the afternoon ....cream teas. We sat in a first class compartment on...More

1  Thank mjw44
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4 March 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think they are may be a charge. Go on their website should give details on ticket prices.