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1040s weekend

i was in the isle of wight the weekend of the 6th july staying in ryde for the weekend as i want to... read more

Reviewed today
Chessington, United Kingdom
A step back in time

Beautifully kept, arriving at Havenstreet station there is a lovely shop full of gifts and trains... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chichester, United Kingdom
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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...more
The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton PO33 4DS, England
+44 1983 882204
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Reviewed today

i was in the isle of wight the weekend of the 6th july staying in ryde for the weekend as i want to go to the steam railway they had a 1940s weekend was so good lots to see and do

Thank valerie194764
Reviewed yesterday

Beautifully kept, arriving at Havenstreet station there is a lovely shop full of gifts and trains, (also selling a very nice lemonade), a little museum, carriage works, the very impressive "Train story" exhibition halls where you can get up close to and even in some...More

Thank SuzonB64
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately, the “line” is underwhelming with very little to hold your interest. That said the stations each end of the line were ok. Everything appeared to be lovingly looked after, very tidy and clean. Unlike our mainline stations, The cafe was clean and tidy but...More

Thank Tickledtrout23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with my partner and dad. My dad loved it, brought back lots of memories from his childhood. Really loved the ride on the steam trains and being able to view all the old trains and carriages up close. Also a very good gift shop...More

1  Thank Holly B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The railway is very well cared for. We enjoyed short trips up and down the line. It is not one of the most scenic steam railway lines but we got to see several engines and plenty of shunting up and down, which appealed to the...More

1  Thank oxo751
Reviewed 3 days ago

This railway line has it all. Steam locomotives running every day (In the summer), restored Victorian era carriages, authentic operations, fully working signal box and signalling, museum and workshops. You can get a ticket just to visit the main site at Havenstreet which for £5...More

1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having been a member of The Isle of Wight Steam railway for over 40 years. To see it grow into the no 1 attraction in the IOW. I heartily recommend a visit. It's very family friendly and fully accessible helpful staff always available. A really...More

1  Thank TDF64
Reviewed 4 days ago

With friends travelled the whole route. The outwards journey was quite cramped but the journey was very enjoyable nevertheless. Good shop at Havenstreet for rail buffs. Good parking at Havenstreet.

1  Thank PipeyMorden
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unlike many heritage lines this one has really old coaches, most of them restored from coaches that had been turned into beach huts when put out of service. The quality of the restoration is excellent. There is a museum and workshop at Haven Street which...More

1  Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent yesterday afternoon at the railway. Rode the train 3rd class which was great fun for £13 each and took Just over an hour for the ride, followed by ice creams in the cafe on site.

Thank Lauren B
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June 25, 2018|
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Response from Peter V | Property representative |
You raise a valid point that has been the subject of two recent adverse reviews about the experience of our Railway. Your view is similar to many of our visitors that dogs should not sit on the seats. Of course we make dogs... More
Lyn P
May 9, 2018|
Response from Peter V | Property representative |
Thank you for the enquiry. For groups of 10 or more there is a discounted price of £11.50 for adults. If possible we suggest large groups are booked in advance by telephoning our Commercial Assistant, Liz King. This way we... More
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April 2, 2018|
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I am not sure please phone the Railway Booking Office.