East Somerset Railway | Day Out With The Kids

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East Somerset Railway

Shepton Mallet, Somerset and Bristol, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Enjoy East Somerset Railway's 5 mile round journey through the rolling Mendip countryside. Ride the train, have a look around and ride the train again, your ticket allows you to ride more than once. Learn more about the line when you visit the museum. The signal box is open most weekends. There are volunteer staff who are very knowledgeable and will give you all the help you need and answers to any question you may have.

You can also explore the engine shed to see a range of Steam Engines, and watch the volunteers in the workshop as they restore either a locomotive or some of the carriages. You can drive a light engine for a fiver on specific dates, see their website for more details. For a small donation you can ride the miniature railway also staffed by volunteers.

The Day Out With Thomas event is an all inclusive event, you can be there all day, you can ride Thomas more than once, with roundabout rides, bouncy castle, face painting, Punch and Judy, Sir Topham Hat and much much more.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Cranmore Station, Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset and Bristol, BA4 4QP, England


Click here to visit East Somerset Railway's website
01749 880417

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Please see website for details


General Admission
Adults from £10.00
Kids from £8.00
Family from £28.00

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Baby food facilities

There are baby food facilities available.


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