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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Cheltenham GL54 5DT, England
+44 1242 621405
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Santa Steam Train

Accompanied Grandson on Saturday- had booked some weeks ago the only available train which happened... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ledbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic Santa Special

We took my two daughters (6 and 4) on the Santa Special from Cheltenham Racecourse. It was a great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a 13 mile steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Visit the GWR stations at Toddington (postcode GL54 5DT), Winchcombe (GL54 5LD), or Cheltenham Race Course (GL50 4SH). Free Parking, and there is so much to do in addition to riding on the heritage trains. There are authentic Great Western Railway stations and well-stocked shops. Catering options include the buffet car on the train, the Flag & Whistle Restaurant at Toddington Station and the 1950s themed Coffee Pot cafe at Winchcombe Station. There is a model railway coach and the Discovery Coach at Winchcombe Station, whilst at Toddington there is a self-guided heritage trail, a children’s play area, a have-a-go signalbox and a locomotive yard viewing area. Check out our website to see the operating days, the train times and the range of this year's special events, both for enthusiasts and for children.
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Cheltenham GL54 5DT, England
+44 1242 621405
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Accompanied Grandson on Saturday- had booked some weeks ago the only available train which happened to be the last one operating on the day. Returning during darkness added to the experience - lots of excited kids and parents - occasion did not disappointment made possible...More

Thank dubbers390
Reviewed yesterday

We took my two daughters (6 and 4) on the Santa Special from Cheltenham Racecourse. It was a great morning from start to finish. Very well organised and the presents from Santa were much better quality than we expected. Both the kids were thrilled!

Thank Lovelyweatherinnit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our granddaughter to see Santa at the North Pole... a great day for all of us. The staff make this a special event for all visitors, always friendly and welcoming whenever you visit. Hot mince pies and coffee, including an excellent value present for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 3 year old grandson on this trip. Great experience he was wide eyed at the steam engine. Really friendly helpful staff all dressed in festive gear. Santa’s grotto exceeded our expectations as did the lovely gift. Coffee & mince pies were just what...More

Thank Rangie50
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish the experience was faultless. Train left on time, plenty of seats available. Had to wait no longer than 20 mins to see Santa at the North Pole. Mince pies was warmed up. Staff was very pleasant and nothing too much trouble....More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 1 week ago

took our 3 children on the train to see santa today . 9-11 and a 5 month old baby . we were welcomed by some very friendly staff . the weather was not nice but the staff kept in good spirits . we felt the...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful the food is great (I suggest you try the mince pies) the train is fun and exciting. Overall very good experience here.

Thank Ralph455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my mother for the fish and chip lunch. We arrived early but the blue badge spaces in the car park were already full which included a number of vehicles that did not display a blue badge. This was not a good start for...More

Thank richardemail
GWRailway, TripAdvisor Account Manager at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear richardemail Many thanks for coming on our lunchtime Fish and Chip Special steam train and for sharing your thoughts about your experience. I'm sorry the Blue Badge parking spaces were all full when you arrived. It was an unusual day for the railway as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well maintained , preserved line . Great locos & rolling stock. Very friendly staff . Ample parking at Cheltenham Racecourse station .

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fab time the children really enjoyed it. A great afternoon out. Well worth the money. A really family outing we all enjoyed it left Cheltenham race course and went to toddington station. A good garden centre there and when we were there their...More

Thank greener15
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Mitzy B
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Turn up and buy a ticket, it's as simple as that! If you want specific info check out their website
Mavis F
February 26, 2017|
Response from GWRailway | Property representative |
Hi Mavis - apologies for the delay in replying. You can buy All Day Rover tickets online via our website. These are valid for any normal operating day (excluding special events such as Galas, Santa Specials and Fish and Chip... More
Mavis F
February 26, 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Online, call them or at station they are very helpful!