Things to do at Cholsey and Wallingford Railway review
The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway is located in Wallingford, Berkshire. It is a 2.5 mile (4km) long standard gauge heritage railway line. It first opened back in 1866.
The line runs through the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside and links the historic riverside town of Wallingford with GWR trains at Cholsey. Today you can travel in the 1950s coaches, hauled by one of their Heritage diesel locomotives or visiting steam engine.
On your journey lookout for Cholsey Church where Agatha Christie is buried, you may even be lucky enough to spot a Red Kite that are often seen flying across their line. Wallingford is a 10-minute walk away where there are castle ruins, a museum, shops, restaurants and pubs. Trains run on selected weekends and bank holidays. They often hold annual family-friendly events and have recently started holding Polar Express train rides at Christmas time.
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FAQ and Further Information Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
Is there food and drink available?
There is The Coffee Stop is located at the Cholsey & Wallingford Railway Station. They serve hot and cold drinks, cakes and bakes.
What are the main things to do?
Heritage diesel and steam train rides through the Oxfordshire countryside with annual family-friendly events. There are toilets and a coffee shop.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Adults £8, children £5. Under 3s £2, other pricing options are available and some events cost extra.
Is there parking?
There is free parking on-site at Wallingford.
When are they open?
Their timetable depends on what service they are running. Please visit their website for up to date opening times.
Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times. They should not be allowed on the seats in the trains.
Are they accessible?
There is wheelchair access. Please contact the venue for further information.
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