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    • 11th July 2020,
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    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

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    • 18th July 2020,
    • 15th August 2020,
    • 19th September 2020,
    • 10th October 2020

    Photography Experiences

    Photography Experiences

    Our Photography Experiences offer you opportunities to get unique photos of heritage trains amidst stunning rural scenery and industrial landscapes, and are ideal for both beginners and veterans.

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  • 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

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  • 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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