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Severn Valley Railway

Number One 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
+44 1562 757900
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Magical day out on the Santa Train

My partner and I recently took our baby daughter on the train along with our two friends and their... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Santa trip 9.12.17

Well what can I say! An absolute money making scheme in the railways behalf. Cramming adults and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Number One 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I recently took our baby daughter on the train along with our two friends and their two small children. It was a lovely day out but I think it was made more magical by the snow. We took the early santa train...More

Thank Kimberlysj2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well what can I say! An absolute money making scheme in the railways behalf. Cramming adults and children into the station and then carriages and then once off the train having to stand in a marquee and wait in a queue with all people on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arriving at Kidderminster station after struggling to park - ended up parking somewhere else and walking . Chaos at the station with a big queue with people waiting to get on trains . Finally got into train no cheer and hospitality here when the snack...More

1  Thank 186258Fifi1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

The play itself which is performed on the train and on the platform when the train stops before returning to Kidderminster is on the whole good given the circumstances. The station itself was decked out beautifully and there were carol singers and a lovely big...More

Thank June L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took out grandson who is crazy on Thomas tank so thought he would enjoy it. We weren’t wrong. He had a fantastic day. We all really enjoyed it too. We got off at Highly station and looked around museum had a bite to eat...More

Thank jls145
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time at the steam railway and what a beautiful station! It was like stepping back in time and I loved it! The trains were amazing, we felt like we were going to Hogwarts! We took a 3 year old and he's never been...More

Thank kittycat999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our grandson to see Father Christmas on the Santa special, The staff certainly go out of there way to make the Santa experience very special from arriving at both Kidderminster and Arley Station with Father Christmas has landed for the day to meet all...More

Thank Gordon E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to the railway mans arms Quite regular But I have to say I went this afternoon I am so upset at an outburst from an old lady about children in the bar The kids where very well behaved But one of them spilt...More

Thank Ianporky23
SVR-SJ, Public Relations Manager at Severn Valley Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're really sorry to hear about your experience. We have passed this on to the relevant manager and will take action as required. Best regards, Severn Valley Railway

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic, we took our 2half year old grandson today, he really enjoyed it. He has never been on a train before so he was fascinated by the sounds, smells and the tunnels. Santa was really amazing, very patient holding him on his lap whilst...More

Thank Dunroe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife and I went on a Carol singing train ride from Kidderminster to Highly stopping at Arley. Our trip started at the Severn Valley station at Kidderminster where carol singers sang lovely Christmas carols. They were a choir I believe from Stourbridge. We boarded...More

Thank Robert W
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August 1, 2017|
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Response from Zenawio |
Hi Lazzy-Mou30 Well, I'll be honest, the strong gusts of wind are the least of your problems. It's the flying badgers you want to watch out for! 😵 From personal experience, more experienced rail travellers would describe... More
January 14, 2017|
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Response from pilotwoo | Reviewed this property |
At bridgenorth there is parking for larger vehicles on the slope up to the station. Get there early though as it's limited.
November 27, 2016|
Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the Severn Valley railway directly on their web site or by phoning them, but you may find it sold out now