- Railway and Transport Attractions
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
The West Somerset Railway has lots of new things on offer including the launch of an ‘Augmented Reality Heritage Hunter' App which is available to download for free for iOS and Android. Mix new technology with a family heritage day out learning about the railway and solving the clues in our augmented reality Treasure Hunt.
New events include St. George's Day Lunchtime Special, Ladies' Day, Bowlore Medieval Encampment, Halloween Ghost Trains.
To improve the visitor experience the railway is investing in the introduction of second wheelchair accessible 'standard' coach and new customer railway customer toilets at Minehead Station.
The key word is ‘Family' and with this in mind they have confirmed the meet and greet days for you to view online: enjoy special themed events, meet life size characters and more activities besides!
- Restaurant Onsite
- Onsite Shop
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Parking Available Nearby
Getting There and Contact Information
The Railway Station, Warren Road, Minehead, Somerset and Bristol, TA24 5BG, England
Click here to visit West Somerset Railway's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Runs May to October with selected dates year round, full schedule available on their website.
Open 10:00 - 17:00 (vary seasonally)
Check through the link to see monthly schedules!
All Day Rover Ticket
Family (2 & 2): £47
Kids under 5: Free
The West Somerset Railway has on train Buffet Cars on each train and Minehead Station is home to the Turntable Cafe. Most stations have some refreshments available.
Toilets on all trains and most stations.
The Buffer Stop Shop offers a wide range of transport books, DVDs and magazines, plus a range of Hornby, Bachmann and Peco model railway sets and accessories in both OO and N gauges. A colourful range of West Somerset Railway clothing and small themed.
Baby food facilities
Baby Change facilities on board most trains and at Minehead and Bishops Lydeard Stations. Please ask for help with milk warming in cafe or buffet car.