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    • 10th July 2020,
    • 17th July 2020,
    • 10th August 2020,
    • 24th August 2020,
    • 14th September 2020,
    • 25th September 2020,
    • 28th September 2020,
    • 5th October 2020,
    • 16th October 2020,
    • 26th October 2020,
    • 6th November 2020,
    • 20th November 2020

    Drive a Steam Train Experience

    MAKE YOUR DREAM A REALITY

    Become part of the crew! This full day experience will see childhood dreams realised as participants get behind the controls of the engine with time to drive, fire and guard a heritage steam train!

    £449.00 per

    • 11th July 2020,
    • 22nd August 2020

    Guided Rail Ale Trail - Hike for your Hops

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

  • Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

Our visitors say…

  • The ELR experience takes you back in time to travel from a previous BR era. Great fun for both children and parents (and grandparents too)!

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    May Update - 11 May 2020

    By Kate Walker, 04 April 2020 – Leave a comment

    UPDATE 11 MAY 2020

    Firstly, we would like to thank you for your patience and understanding during these very uncertain times. In these unprecedented circumstances, the health and safety of our

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