Treat the family to an unforgettable journey as you board an historic West Somerset Railway train for a fascinating ride through the British countryside. This 'hop on, hop off' Rover ticket for two adults and two children gives you unlimited travel for one day, so you can take your time exploring the beautiful destinations that are found along this famous country line. Enjoy stunning views as you make your way through the Somerset countryside and coast from Bishops Lydeard, near Taunton, the Quantock Hills, to the Exmoor Coast. You're free to get off at any stop and visit the variety of villages that are nestling in leafy lanes along this 20 mile route. Perhaps you'll hop off in Dunster and visit the castle or head to Minehead for a bit of seaside fun? There's something for the whole family to enjoy in this extraordinary experience on the West Somerset Railway.
Need to Know
This experience allows you to begin your journey at any of the stations listed. You will have unlimited 'hop on, hop off' travel onboard a West Somerset Railway train throughout your day. Most of the trains feature a buffet car selling a variety of light refreshments, a large number of which are locally produced so you can enjoy a snack before visiting the next station. The West Somerset Railway is a true country branch line of the old Great Western Railway. The historic steam locomotives, coaches and wagons of these magnificent trains make them a truly special way to travel. While most of the trains are hauled by steam locomotives, there are a few with are hauled by Heritage Diesels, so your experience will be steeped in railway history. Pass through or hop off at any of the unique stations linked by a 20 mile scenic journey. The surrounding countryside is as varied as it is beautiful including the gently rolling hills of Quantock and the cliffs and coast of the Bristol Channel with views of distant South Wales. Please note that departure times vary throughout the year so you are advised to call the supplier in advance for more information and timetable.