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Swanage Railway

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Address: Station House, Swanage BH19 1HB, England
Phone Number: 01929 425800
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Description: The Swanage Railway provides an ideal way to get to the beach without the...
The Swanage Railway provides an ideal way to get to the beach without the need to park in Swanage. Simply leave your car at the Norden Park and Ride, which is conveniently located just off the A351 north of Corfe Castle, and start your holiday early!
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Swanage Steam Train trip

We had a fab trip from Swanage to Corfe and back on a lovely old Steam train. All the staff/ volunteers were very helpful. We had a buggy and a four month old baby and were helped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a fab trip from Swanage to Corfe and back on a lovely old Steam train. All the staff/ volunteers were very helpful. We had a buggy and a four month old baby and were helped on and off the train It was great fun for all the family.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Fantastic what an experience, swanage to corfe castle return, first class compartment, wow luxury, pay the £1.00 supplement, I can't say enough how great this was an absolute must for everyone this will make your holiday. Well done to everyone involved great staff, loads of help and information inclusive for everyone including less able persons, this is what made the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A great Day out on the Swanage Railway, great look round Swanage station, the nostalgic smell, and the staff truly enjoy and take pride in what they do! We purchased a family return ticket to Corfe Castle and back, although I thought it a little expensive it was well worth it for the experience and if it goes towards the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This mainly steam railway (although there a DMU also in operation) is an excellent way to take you from Corfe Castle to Swanage, both stations are very central. Give yourself 15-20 minutes to visit the small railway museum at Corfe and aother 30 mins to visit the mining museum at Norden. Beware of the prices in the cafe (in a... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had a return trip on the steam train to Swanage from Norden. It was great to step back in time to experience steam travel as it was years ago. So relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

What a lovely day we had which included a trip on the Swanage Railway to Corfe Castle. We attended on Armed Forces day, there was music on the platform and lots of people dressed in their best, and some vintage uniforms. There was a lovely atmosphere.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Even for non-railway enthusiasts, seeing and hearing the powerful steam engines is worth experiencing. Maybe even take a trip up to Corfe on the steam train.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

From the minute we arrived at Swanage Railway Station, we were transported to another world. Steam trains, posters from yesteryear, luggage from a bygone era and staff who all dressed smartly and immaculately. It was great fun to ride the trains, and really brought home what a comfortable, special occasion taking a train journey was years ago (compared to today's... More 

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Sheffield UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Went midweek so not too busy, great to see steam engines. Didn't go to the end but got off at a Corfe Castle. Really friendly helpful staff, no problems with pushchair. Carriages clean, only short journey. Could be expensive if you have a few children as you pay for children over 3.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Not just for trippers but also useful for the inhabitants. Give them a donation and it will one day have a permanent link / service to Wareham. Worth looking at the museum at Corfe Castle platform.

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Address: Address: Station House, Swanage BH19 1HB, England
Phone Number: 01929 425800
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage

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