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“Steam day out”

Somerset & Dorset Railway Museum
Ranked #5 of 14 things to do in Watchet
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 9 August 2014

First class service, enjoyable journey, children loved the train. We got on at doniford and travelled to dunstar, once there we visited dunstar castle you get a discount when you show your rail ticket too.

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Fantastic day out ,great way to see the countryside . Lovely cream tea . All the stations were very well kept and Station Masters very informative .

Thank Avril E
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

A brilliant day out stepping back in time. The stock is immaculate, the line and buildings are picture postcard perfect and the staff have the glow of people who really enjoy what they are doing. Study the timetable and plan the best use of a day rover ticket. In this way you can travel behind different locomotives and stop off at the picture book stations along the line. We started on the first train out of Blue Anchor heading to Bishops Lydeard where we were able to get out and walk around the station. The view from the bridge really reminded me of the Thomas the Tank Engine books I first read fifty years ago! We caught the same train back to Watchet where we got off and had some time in Watchet (visiting the excellent PatioTea Garden). We then got the train up to Minehead at the other end of the line before returning to Blue Anchor. The cost for the day rover was only £17 (look out for special offers). Don't miss the bookstall at Minehead station.

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Lovely steam railway. This is one of the best steam railways that I have been on and is excellent value for money. If you plan your trip well you can get off and on again at most stations having had time to visit the local attractions. Beautiful views of the beaches and countryside as well as extremely courteous service make this a wonderful day out. It is well worth visiting Doniford Farm only approx 100metres from Doniford Stn as well as the beautiful village of Dunster which is approx 20min walk from Dunster Stn. The train is extremely clean and also has a buffet car.

Thank Sally K
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

fabulous place and amazing volunteers, highly recommend a visit.
very nostalgic and the stations are immaculate

Thank gingersusie
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