Ranked #12 of 104 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Scenic Railroads
The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Since 1981, about 12 miles of line have...
The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Since 1981, about 12 miles of line have been restored, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. There are two cafes, two shops, a self-guided heritage trail, children's play area and much more. In addition to scheduled heritage train services, the GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiasts' events throughout the year including Steam and Diesel Galas, Days out with Thomas, Real Ale Weekends, Fish and Chip Specials and Santa Specials. Visit the GWR at Toddington, Winchcombe, or Cheltenham Racecourse stations. Free Parking.Coming up on 30th November and 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th and 21st to 24th December it's time for our Santa Specials to meet Father Christmas. In the evening on Saturday 14th December we are running our Christmas Carols by Steam Train in aid of Winston's Wish childhood bereavement charity. Note that tickets for Santa Specials and Carols by Steam need to be booked in advance. Then on 26th and 27th December you can blow away the cobwebs on our Mince Pie Specials, while on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th December we'll be having two days of intensive steam and diesel running at our Christmas Cracker Gala.