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Special Events and Days Out

Driver Experience Courses

Driver Experience Courses

Steam & Diesel Engineman Courses. Various dates in 2016 - Limited Availabilty

Galas

Galas

All future Galas for a very exciting 2016!

Santa Trains

Santa Trains

Selected dates in December 2016

Railtrail Tours Holidays

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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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The Watchet Afternoon Explorer

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

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Snowdrops & Steam

February 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th 2016

Enjoy a return steam train ride and return bus transfer to Exmoor's famous Snowdrop Valley.

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Spring Steam Gala

5th/6th and 10th-13th March 2016

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Mothering Sunday Cream Tea and Prosecco

Sunday 6th March 2016

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Dunster Castle Express

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

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West Somerset Railway 40th Anniversary Train

Sunday 27th March 2016

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Lunchtime Fish & Chip Specials

23rd April,14th May, 21st May, 27th August, 31st December 2016

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Peppa Pig & George Visit

Saturday 30th April 2016

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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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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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Paddington Bear Visit

Saturday 28th May 2016

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Murder Mystery Specials

28th May, 16th July, 29th October and 10th December 2016

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Cheese and Cider Lunchtime Special

June 3rd & 17th, July 8th & 22nd, September 2nd & 16th 2016

Fresh local breads accompany a tasting of selected Somerset cheeses washed down by a pint of Somerset Cider or fresh apple juice drink.

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Steam & Cream Tea Specials

June 3rd & 17th, July 8th & 22nd, September 2nd & 16th 2016

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Mixed Traction Weekend

June 10th to 12th 2016

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Fireman Sam Visit

Saturday 18th June 2016

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Father's Day Fish & Chip Special

Sunday 19th June 2016

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Day Out With Thomas™

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July 2016

2014 Day Out With Thomas Awards Winner:- Awarded First Prize for Best Overall Event! Tickets on sale online and on 01643 704996.

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Exmoor Rail

Saturday 6th August 2016.

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Late Summer Weekend

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2016

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Shaun the Sheep Visit

Saturday 3rd September 2016

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Autumn Steam Gala

October 6th - 9th 2016

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Steam and Scream

Saturday October 29th 2016

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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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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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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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Santa Special

Selected dates in December 2016

The Santa Specials offer a steam train trip through the Quantock Hills between Bishops Lydeard Station and Crowcombe Heathfield and back or along the Exmoor Coast from Minehead to Blue Anchor 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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Winter Steam Festival

December 29th & 30th 2016

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West Somerset Railway Gift Voucher

West Somerset Railway Gift Voucher

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