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Severn Valley Railway

Address: Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
Phone Number: 01562 757900
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel service between...
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel service between Kidderminster, Worcestershire and Bridgnorth Shropshire. We operate over 200 days a year and offer a perfect day out that includes a superb visitor centre at Highley Station called The Engine House.

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Lochwinnoch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Severn Valley is a fantastic place for anyone who was around in the days of steam trains. They have lots of old engines and carriages of all different sizes and types. The stations are just as they used to be and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The length of the journey from Kidderminster to Bridgenorth is just right... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Great day for the whole family. Bit pricey but good. Kidderminster Station has loos, a cafe and museum and several shops, including a great gift shop for Kids - especially Thomas Tank fans. We get off at Bewdley as there is plenty to do there compared to the other stops. Lots of parking at Kidderminster station, although you do have... More 

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kidderminster england
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We felt the clock had been turned back on our visit on the Santa Special,everything was the same as years ago when we took our own children,this visit was with our grandchildren.Our second train of the day was very organised,we were shown to our carriage.The wait for Santa was not long and Santa did not rush which was nice.Afterwards we... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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105 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a lovely day out even though the weather was really foggy and a bit chilly We travelled from Bewdley station up to Bridgnorth. We travelled on the diesel going up, which was really cold and then travelled back to Bewdley on the Steam train, which was lovely and warm I would recommend anyone to travel on this railway... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Steam railway. About 16 miles of track between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. Bridgnorth is a lovely Shropshire market town with lots of interesting buildings, some quaint shops and a fernicular railway too which transports you from high to low town and back all for the princely sum of 1.20. The Severn Valley railway is great with lots of interesting towns to... More 

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Took out 1 year old for his first train ride. Really good day with nice welcome from Kidderminster platform staff who remembered us from a previous visit. Tip for families with pushchairs, head straight to the guards van (carriage usually with fewer windows) where our buggy was packed away by the crew. Look out for a day like this when... More 

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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We took the 12.15 steam train from Bridgenorth to Bewdley on 2nd January. Rather expensive at £18 return each but this was a 'freedom of the line' ticket so we could actually have got on and off at various stops had we wanted to do so. We were very impressed with the helpfulness and courtesy of the staff and even... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My son and I took the grandchildren aged 7 and 4 on the Santa Steam Special on Christmas Eve. To be honest I had expected it to be rather chaotic and tacky(children tend not to notice) but it was all actually very well done with several santas to take the strain (all well hidden from children's notice) and the 'path'... More 

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Milton Keynes
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105 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We have visited the SVR before over the Christmas period and generally enjoyed the experience, driving for over two hours to get there each time. Not this time (4 Jan 15). Only a few trains run this time of year but ours was held up at Arley with a peculiar explanation of there being 'four locomotives up the line.' Maybe... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I booked tickets for two adults and two young children on the Santa Express for the Sunday before Christmas. When I booked the tickets over the phone, I explained that my 4 year old nephew has severe autism, which means he is non verbal and can't follow instruction. The booking agent told me on the phone to speak to the... More 

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