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“A great day out!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway
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US$29.34*
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Steam Train and Sea Cruise Adventure Including the Jurassic Coast from Poole
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Swanage
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Owner description: 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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“A great day out!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Got on the train at Norden Park and Ride which was well organised just a short walk from there you board the steam train. The ride to Swanage is delightful passing Corfe Castle which is a must to get off the train to visit. Terminating at Swanage which is not a very dog friendly place not letting dogs have any access to the beach is cruel especially on a hot day as it was on our visit. All the railway staff were very helpful when approached. All the stations on the line looked immaculate with the flower displays. We stopped at Corfe Castle on the return journey. What a gem of a place with its old buildings and castle ruins.

Visited July 2014
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“Trip to Corfe castle on the train”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

We loved this railway the station was great like stepping back in time the staff were very friendly and the train ride was great we went to Corfe castle and on the return back to swanage we went to the last stop and then back to swanage we enjoyed the trip and would highly recommend it

Visited July 2014
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“Great nostalgic day out with the family!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Lovely old restored railway line and pullmans. The family took the line from Swanage to Corfe castle- thoroughly enjoyable, old-fashioned fun- with sweet old period stations and lots of cute details!

Visited July 2014
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colchester
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“CHOO CHOO”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

TOOK THE STEAM TRAIN FROM CORFE TO SWANAGE and it was like going back in time worth everypenny ,if you can remember what it was like in those days you will be saying to your partner remember this ,remember that,just gotta be done

Visited July 2014
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“The only way to travel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

A superb experience and great price. THE best way to appreciate the scenery on the journey to Swanage and enjoy the historic railway itself. Well maintained and friendly staff it really is the only way to travel.

Visited June 2014
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