Swindon and Cricklade railway

Swindon and Cricklade railway

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Swindon and Cricklade railway review

Swindon and Cricklade railway is a heritage railway located in Blunsdon, near Swindon, Wiltshire. It operates on a short section of the old Midland and South Western Junction railway line between Swindon and Cricklade.

They are Wiltshire’s only standard gauge heritage railway. Blunsdon is home to the main visitor centre with car parking, a cafe, a picnic area and a shop. Whereas Hayes Knoll gives visitors the opportunity to see various restoration projects in the engine shed.

Trains are powered by steam or diesel locomotives. They also run a range of family-friendly events, including seasonal, events,, festivals and more. There is a small museum open most weekends and special event days, plus a small wartime museum .

FAQ and Further Information Swindon and Cricklade railway

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

It operates on a short section of the old Midland and South Western Junction railway line between Swindon and Cricklade. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – Adults £10, children £7 and under 3s are free, . Fares may be revised for some special events, (this will be listed on their website).

Is there parking?

There is free, parking.

When are they open?

The railway is open on select days throughout the year. For up-to-date opening times u003ca href=u0022https://swindon-cricklade-railway.org/timetables/u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease visit their websiteu003c/au003e.

Dog friendly?

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on site and on trains unless specifically prohibited for some events,.

Are they accessible?

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