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Great Little Railway

I say little but everything is full size. This was my first visit but will I be returning. All the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Gerry L
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Kentisbeare, United Kingdom
Excellent railway !

We visited for the 40th anniversary gala (me and my 6 and 8yr old) I didn’t think we would be able... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Sam-brazier
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Blunsdon Station Tadpole Lane | Blunsdon, Swindon SN25 2DA, England
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

I say little but everything is full size. This was my first visit but will I be returning. All the staff were so pleasant and helpful. With 3 trains running there was plenty to see and do. One was an old GWR 0-6-2 tank engine...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We visited for the 40th anniversary gala (me and my 6 and 8yr old) I didn’t think we would be able to park but a chap in orange saw us coming in and found us a space which was very helpful ! We had an...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lot's of activity at the 'Mixed Traffic weekend' Well organised, volunteer staff very friendly and helpful. Only had a couple of hours so couldn't see or do as much as we could.

Thank Jacquie I
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Very friendly and enthusiastic staff. Lovely leisurely ride at a good price. Excellent cafe serving fantastic cakes. Was good to be shown around the shed and see the restoration of many locos.

Thank marty556
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Visited the station and cafe while out on a bike ride on a Sunday a couple of weeks ago. Didn't have time to ride on the train but really enjoyed the ambience of the station at Blunsden and tea and cake at the Whistle Stop...More

Thank Janer16
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A visit to this railway is a must if you are ever in the area. It is run by railwat enthusiasts and that enthusiasm is infectious. The route takes you through some beautiful countryside and there are also some interesting exhibits anlongside the track. Brilliant...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We went here as a family 7 adults and 4 kids ages 5, 4, 3 & 3months. It was ok kids enjoyed it 2 had never been on a train before. But we thought it would be longer and more to do.

Thank Jo_Tell2014
Reviewed 27 August 2018

All alone on a very quite Thursday morning in August. Charming little station and a car park that contained a number of steam engines. Cafe but didn't use it.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had a great first visit recently and will go again. Everyone there is friendly and informative, there is plenty to see plus there are more than ample facilities at the main station in Blunsden. We rode behind both steam and a diesel shunter in...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a local railway set up and restored and run purely by volunteering rail enthusiasts and what a great job they are doing many people write of old railway lines and trains but that is not the case here. It is great to see...More

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Karen L
23 February 2018|
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Response from Adbro | Property representative |
Greetings, The railway is generally wheelchair friendly, with ramps where needed, and a disabled toilet. We also have an all access carriage, especially converted for wheelchair use. Just needs the guard to put the ramp... More
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CarlSibbons
1 October 2017|
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Response from Terence K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry for late reply but here are prices for 2017. For steam-hauled trains Adult £8, Senior £7, Child £6, Family (two adults + two children) £26. For diesel-hauled trains Adult £6, Senior £5, Child £4, Family (two... More
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Margaret B
28 November 2016|
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Most definitely. In the first instance, please send an email to the railway through/via the SCR website. This will be forwarded to the membership secretary. Kind regards, Adrian Brodie (Publicity Officer)
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