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West Somerset Heritage Railway & Minehead

West Somerset Heritage Railway & Minehead

Join The West Somerset Railway at Bishops Lydeard and enjoy a 10 mile long nostalgic journey to Minehead, where you have 3 hours to enjoy your afternoon.

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Join The West Somerset Railway at Bishops Lydeard and enjoy a 10 mile long nostalgic journey to Minehead, where you have 3 hours to enjoy your afternoon.

Keeping the magic of steam alive on Britain's longest heritage railway - The West Somerset Railway extends from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead : 10 miles and 9 restored stations. Wether you are looking for a nostalgic ride back in time through the delightful Devon & Somerset countryside, or to study the industrial heritage that the line preserves - all are waiting the be discovered.

 

In Minehead, There are beaches to explore, a fishing quarter and an historic harbour. There’s a 14th Century church on the hill and the much-photographed historic Church Steps. Take a walk down the tree-lined Avenue and visit the selection of tea rooms, pubs and independent shops in the town centre.

 

 

 

 

Wed 28th August

Depart from Chickerell 09:00 - Portland 09:30 - Weymouth 10:00 - Dorchester 10:30

Arrive at Bishops Lydeard by 12:00 noon

Steam Train departs at 12:30 - Arrives Minehead 13:50

There will be time at leisure to enjoy the delights of Minehead with the sandy beach and esplanade just across the road from the station. A short stroll brings you to the busy harbour with its colourful boats and stone built quay. The town's tree-lined main street offers plenty of cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops.

Coach departs Minehead at 17:00

Return to Dorchester by 19:00 - Weymouth 19:30 - Portland 19:50 - Chickerell 20:15

Inclusive Coach & Train fare

 

£55 Adult, £53 Senior, £43 Child

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address
Britannia Inn Britannia Inn, Fortuneswell, Portland
Charlestown The Alexandra Inn, Chickerell Road, Charlestown
Chickerell Bluebird Garage, Chickerell Road
Dorchester South Station Dorchester South Station bus stop
Dorchester TOT Top O'Town Car Park (by cafe), Dorchester
Easton Easton Square, Portland
Foords Corner Foords Corner bus stop, Wyke Regis
Jestys Avenue Bus stop end of Jestys Avenue on Littlemoor Road
Littlemead Broadwey, Littlemead bus stop (Swan Inn)
Lodmoor Hill Lodmoor Hill Bus Stop (near Post Office)
Lyndale bus stop Wyke Regis, Lyndale Bus Stop
Nottington Broadwey, Nottington Corner bus stop
Radipole Spa Hotel bus stop, Radipole
Redlands Redlands, Opposite Garage
Sgt Bunn St Bunn Bakery, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Edmunds Church St Edmunds Church, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Johns Church Weymouth, St Johns Church, outside Dentist
St Nicholas Church St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth
Victoria Square Victoria Square bus stop, Portland
Westwey Road Westwey Rd, Magistrates Court, Weymouth
Weymouth Bluebird Weymouth, Outside Bluebird Office,
K1 bus stop
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
Yeovil QSM Yeovil, Opp. Quick Silver Mail on Dorchester Road.
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