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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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Address: The Railway Station | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 882204
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Description: Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight...
Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning attraction is a true journey into nostalgia. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages provide a view of the Island's unspoilt countryside. Your ticket includes unlimited day travel and access the NEW Train Story Discovery Centre. With the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund this £1.2 Million project opened in April 2014. Packed with interactive activities and fascinating displays, journey through the Island's very own Train Story. For details of the days trains run and timetable you can save money by booking online in advance.
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A Pleasant day out

I was a bit of a sceptic when my family suggested we go here. Ok.I think I should not be judgemental and be open minded. On arrival at the Haven St station. paid the entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I was a bit of a sceptic when my family suggested we go here. Ok.I think I should not be judgemental and be open minded. On arrival at the Haven St station. paid the entrance fee and I was then totally gobsmacked- I had thought I had stepped back in time. The station and the level crossings was just as... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My friend is a railway enthusiast and had never been to the Isle of Wight, so we went together on the first train of the morning. I'd booked first class tickets (bit of a runaround trying to book in advance - it can be done but it's not straightforward), and ended up wishing I'd taken second class. There wasn't much... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

1940's weekend at The Steam Railway. If you want to step back in time for us oldies, then take a trip to this lovely old railway. It's a nice place to wonder around at your own pace. The Three Belles singers took you back, Tea Dance for those of us who could remember how our feet worked and a chance... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great day for all who enjoy the sounds and smells of steam trains. Since we visited this attraction some years ago, a lot has been added, and is now a full days excursion and well worth a visit. Go back in time to an era when everything moved at a slower and more elegant pace.

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burnley u.k.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Connected to the steam railway via the "Island Line"train at Smallbrook jct.(a nice way to go in its self!).We purchased our tickets off a nice lady at the ticket office for £12 each which gave us all day travel on the steam railway.Nice clean carriages with views through out the journey with a stop at Havenstreet where their are facilties... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

after calling in on the railway i can say i had a great 3 hrs the sights of years ago were so good it stays in your mind forever,all the staff seemed relaxed and happy, i will be going back so treat yourself to some history, i will on wed for a cream tea

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We have been to the Isle of Wight many many times but for some reason never visited the steam railway. On this holiday it was our first stop! We decided to take advantage of the tesco voucher offer. We didn't realise however that you cannot use vouchers to buy a family ticket. This was not a prob, we just paid... More 

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blacpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful experience riding up and down the track and visiting the museum and train story and see how the engines and carriages restored when you get hungry and thirsty there's a nice cafe to fill up before exploring again. Great for young or old and dog friendly too staff very friendly and helpful

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is an amazing Island Railway with many historical carriages. The locomotives are excellent and historical. I hope one day you can extend so it is longer than 5 miles

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Mapledurham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic time at the steam railway. Lovely red on the train and a look round the new Train Story. The staff put a birthday board up for me mum and leg her stand on the footplate - really brilliant. All staff were so kind

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Address: The Railway Station | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 882204
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Wootton Bridge

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