Things to do at Severn Valley Railway review
The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage steam railway operating full-size mainly steam-hauled passenger trains in Worcestershire. There are 16 miles of track along the Severn Valley between Kidderminster, Bewdley and Bridgnorth.
The Engine House is their indoor visitor centre. Located at Highley it is home to their reserve collection of full-size locomotives. You can see behind the scenes, explore the interactive exhibits and there is also an outdoor play area.
There are six stations with Kidderminster station being the main station where passengers join the railway. Nearby you can see the Kidderminster railway museum, the Coalyard miniature railway and there’s even a museum of carpet. Bewdley station is one of their larger stations and is a great place to watch the trains go by or go for a leisurely walk. Other stations you can enjoy a walk from are Arley, Highley, Hampton Loade and
At Hampton Loade station there is a “live steam” model railway that operates every Sunday when the train service is in operation and during some special events. Bridgnorth is their terminus station at the northern end of the line. Like Kidderminster, it is also a starting point for many of its visitors. There are a few things to see and do in the local area.
They also host a range of family-friendly events throughout the year.
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FAQ and Further Information Severn Valley Railway
Is there food and drink available?
There is a great choice of places to eat along the railway including cafes, pubs, refreshment rooms and buffet.
What are the main things to do?
Heritage railway with a number of stops and things to do, interactive exhibits, model railway and more. There are toilets and a choice of places to eat.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive – There is a very wide range of ticket options plus different package options. Please see their website for up to date information. Tickets for most journeys are around £20 per person.
Is there parking?
There is parking. charges apply.
When are they open?
The Severn Valley Railway runs a varied schedule. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dogs can travel on their service trains (£3 charge) but should be kept on a lead and must not sit on the seats. With the exception of assistance dogs, dogs are not admitted to the first floor of The Engine House Visitor Centre, where the ‘Highley Cafe’ is situated.
Are they accessible?
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