We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Foxfield Railway

Caverswall Road Station Caverswall Road | Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent ST11 9BG, England
Share
Save
Review Highlights
A Great Little Railway

We went with the intention of taking many photographs of industrial steam locomotives and were not... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
DaveHalesowen
,
Halesowen, United Kingdom
via mobile
"May Be Bias As Steam Buffs...Not Anoraks"

My colleague and I visited the Foxfield railway on Wednesday 4th and we are reviewing as five even... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
busterSolihull
,
solihull
Read all 185 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mince pies” (19 reviews)
“santa train” (12 reviews)
“real ale bar” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
Caverswall Road Station Caverswall Road | Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent ST11 9BG, England
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (185)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"mince pies"
in 19 reviews
"santa train"
in 12 reviews
"real ale bar"
in 5 reviews
"goods trains"
in 3 reviews
"train runs"
in 2 reviews
"cream tea"
in 9 reviews
"engine sheds"
in 3 reviews
"christmas songs"
in 4 reviews
"short journey"
in 4 reviews
"steam gala"
in 5 reviews
"steam train experience"
in 2 reviews
"turns round"
in 2 reviews
"my colleague"
in 2 reviews
"minute round trip"
in 2 reviews
"santa specials"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful christmas"
in 2 reviews
"ticket hall"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We went with the intention of taking many photographs of industrial steam locomotives and were not disappointed. My wife always travels with me to Foxfield. She's not a steam "nut" but enjoys sitting in the cafe with a good book, a fresh supply of tea...More

1  Thank DaveHalesowen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My colleague and I visited the Foxfield railway on Wednesday 4th and we are reviewing as five even though it is a very short journey of a 5 mile return as the enthusiasm, friendliness and information by the volunteers warrants it. We only took the...More

2  Thank busterSolihull
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic first visit. The staff were all great. They were very entertaining and efficient and the gifts were brilliant. I loved the singing. The only criticism would be they needed more help on the car park.

Thank yummymummy1972
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We attended the Santa Special for the 6th year running and it was beautiful as always. The station was well decorated and very festive. We always go up early for a hot chocolate and a slice of cake. The atmosphere on the train was lovely...More

Thank Jodi J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

What a fab time we had visiting Santa at Foxfield today. We took our 1 year old son it was all easily accessible, huge car park, all volunteers were helpful and enthusiastic! We loved Mr Magic and Smarty Pants, Santa’s helpers who were telling jokes...More

Thank Louboo26
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Took our 4 year old on The Santa Train. The staff were fantastic and mad the trip very enjoyable. Mince pie and a sherry for the adults and a soft drink and a chocolate frog for the children. Each child gets a very good present....More

Thank NealeandSue
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We were greeted at the entrance and made to feel welcome. We then we're seated onto a coach for our group of 8. Santa came and was fantastic with our group of children, even the nervous ones couldn't wait speak to him. All the volunteers...More

1  Thank Mandy A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 December 2017

After a gap of more than 25 years we boarded the Santa Special today with our family to celebrate a first birthday for our grandson. We used to take our own three children and the experience was just as magical today for our three grandchildren....More

1  Thank Eps56
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time today at war wheels. So many military vehicles from WWII. A lovely relaxed 1940's atmosphere, with entertainment and military stalls. A lovely cafe and a small pub. Staff helpful and friendly...organisers of the event did an amazing job. This event was...More

Thank Debbie W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Fun had by all my family and the staff althroughout our visit were brilliant couldn't fault a thing Magic the entertainer kept everyone entertained with his jokes and getting everyone involved singing Christmas carols

Thank rushtonjulie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Stoke-on-Trent
Best Western Stoke East
402 reviews
1.56 km away
Crown Hotel
253 reviews
4.96 km away
Holiday Inn Express Stoke-on-Trent
979 reviews
7.24 km away
Travelodge Stoke on Trent Trentham
183 reviews
7.91 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Roshni
117 reviews
.97 km away
Red Brick Cafe
50 reviews
1.09 km away
Codswallop
22 reviews
.97 km away
Blythe Bridge Traditional Fish & Chip Shop
13 reviews
1.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gladstone Pottery Museum
755 reviews
4.59 km away
St Giles Catholic Church
58 reviews
5.34 km away
Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat
560 reviews
4.48 km away
Pole Fit
22 reviews
4.54 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carol W
22 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know.
0
Votes
ibbsey
14 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from HydeDaily | Reviewed this property |
As someone else has said yes you would be OK so long as it wasn't a big pram but the staff are friendly and would help I'm sure.
1
Vote
;