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Special Events and Days Out

Standard Travel, Day Rover

Save 10% when booked in advance!

Valid Red, Green, Orange and Yellow Days. Not valid on Purple or Blue Days.

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Freedom of the line tickets

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Hestercombe Express

Wednesdays from 4th May to 28th September 2016

Combined steam train, heritage bus and Hestercombe Gardens admission ticket.Tickets can be bought in advance or on the day from Minehead Booking Office or the on train ticket inspector.

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Dunster Castle Express

Wednesdays and Saturdays from 23rd March to 29th October 2016

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The Lynton and Lynmouth Explorer

Selected Dates throughout the year

Combined Ticket: Steam Train and bus transfer trip to Lynton and Lynmouth.

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The Watchet Afternoon Explorer

Save up to 50% on our afternoon special service to Watchet

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Lunchtime Fish & Chip Specials

27th August and 31st December 2016

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Steam & Cream Tea Specials

September 2nd & 16th 2016

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Murder Mystery Specials

29th October and 10th December 2016

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Autumn Steam Gala

October 6th - 9th 2016

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Santa Express

Selected dates in December 2016

Santa Express services depart Bishops Lydeard Station and make the scenic journey between the Quantock Hills to Williton and back or along the coast from Minehead to Williton and back.

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Santa Special

Selected dates in December 2016

The Santa Specials offer a steam train trip along the Exmoor Coast from Minehead to Blue Anchor and back.

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Dunster by Candlelight

Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December 2016

Enjoy a ride to this magical event on a heritage steam train. Travel in style with the West Somerset Railway and avoid all the stress of trying to park. Free courtesy bus transfer from Minehead Station to Dunster and back.

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Carol Trains

Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December 2016

Our Carol Trains are hauled by heritage steam locomotives to recreate the era of Christmas gone by, and you can travel from either Minehead or Bishops Lydeard for a round trip on the West Somerset Railway.

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Sherry & Mince Pie Special

Various Dates in December 2016, to be updated once known.

Enjoy a festive ride on a Steam Train through the Somerset countryside. Sit back and relax and enjoy a sherry and mince pie whilst enjoying views of the Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park.

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Winter Steam Festival

December 29th & 30th 2016

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Steam Engineman Course

A range of one day and two day courses to realise your ambition and make your long held dreams become reality

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Christmas Market at Minehead Station

24th November 2016

Minehead station Christmas Market

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Christmas Services

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All future Galas for a very exciting 2016!

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Santa Services

Throughout December

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Steam Teas and Wildlife Special 27th October 2016

27 October 2016

Enjoy a train ride celebrating the launch of the wildlife trusts new knitting pattern and a Cream Tea on the return journey.

The Quantock Belle First Class Dining Train

The Quantock Belle Dining Train service operates on the scenic West Somerset Railway between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) and Minehead recreating the nostalgic atmosphere of the days of steam.

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