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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Cheltenham GL50 4SH, England
+44 1242 621405
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We decided to visit GWS as our kids never seen real size steam train. Mind you they only 4;) We... read more

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Lovely day out staff friendly my son loved it will recommend it to familys who's children loves it... read more

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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a 13 mile steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Visit the GWR stations at Toddington (postcode GL54 5DT), Winchcombe (GL54 5LD), or Cheltenham Race Course (GL50 4SH). Free Parking, and there is so much to do in addition to riding on the heritage trains. There are authentic Great Western Railway stations and well-stocked shops. Catering options include the buffet car on the train, the Flag & Whistle Restaurant at Toddington Station and the 1950s themed Coffee Pot cafe at Winchcombe Station. There is a model railway coach and the Discovery Coach at Winchcombe Station, whilst at Toddington there is a self-guided heritage trail, a children’s play area, a have-a-go signalbox and a locomotive yard viewing area. Check out our website to see the operating days, the train times and the range of this year's special events, both for enthusiasts and for children.
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Cheltenham GL50 4SH, England
+44 1242 621405
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit GWS as our kids never seen real size steam train. Mind you they only 4;) We really loved the whole experience. We arrived an hour earlier and the lovely staff member looked after us very well. Well actually I must say!...More

Thank joo31
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely day out staff friendly my son loved it will recommend it to familys who's children loves it. Twice we've been now gonna go back.

Thank Rac T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little excursion for Winchcobe over to Cheltenham. The old steam train shugs into the station with a flourish and off you go. Classic passenger cars with the countryside passing by at the occasional cloud of steam. There's a small club car with beers (they...More

Thank Saye506
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a coach driver who took a group of 33 people for an afternoon trip on the train. We were welcomed by the station master on arrival and the group had a reserved carriage with a volunteer who stayed with the group all the...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cheltenham Race Course to Toddington and beyond. A great day out for kids and adults. A real nostalgic time for me bringing back childhood memories. It's reasonably priced for an all day ticket too. The trains are immaculately clean and all the staff (volunteers) are...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is something so relaxed about this delightful day out. It's not small scale - two full-length (7 carriages) trains in operation at once, hauled by large steam locos over a 12 mile run, plus a DMU offering trips to the current limit of the...More

2  Thank duisdeil
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here last week and wasn't disappointed. Arrived at Toddington station in the morning around 10am. Had a quick breakfast in the flag and whistle cafe which was nice enough. They had diesel and steam running at separate times. Just like an old fashioned railway...More

1  Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 6 days ago

A day out on this line is full of nostalgia. That smell of steam, grit in the eye as the train passes under a bridge all those childhood memories come flooding back. A chance to experience first class travel and sit in the what can...More

Thank AlzGW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 12.15 for the Toddington to Cheltenham Race Course Steam train. We sat in First Class. Once you purchase your ticket you can sit anywhere. We enjoyed the experience so much we didn't get of the train in Cheltenham but went straight back to...More

Thank cherryl2805
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled on the railway on Friday had a lovely day. All the stations are beautifully maintained and all staff members are immaculate and you can tell they are so proud and passionate about the railway and rightly so too! We left Cheltenham on the steam...More

Thank Joanna D
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Mitzy B
20 April 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Turn up and buy a ticket, it's as simple as that! If you want specific info check out their website
Mavis F
27 February 2017|
Response from GWRailway | Property representative |
Hi Mavis - apologies for the delay in replying. You can buy All Day Rover tickets online via our website. These are valid for any normal operating day (excluding special events such as Galas, Santa Specials and Fish and Chip... More
Mavis F
27 February 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Online, call them or at station they are very helpful!