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“a grandsons delught”

Avon Valley Railway (AVR)
Ranked #36 of 194 things to do in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Bristol and Bath's heritage steam railway, offering a six mile round trip which takes passengers along sections of the old Midland Railway, providing a chance to see the magnificent River Avon Valley from a unique viewpoint.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“a grandsons delught”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

What a wonderful pre Xmas treat my grandson had, a ride on the steam train and a gift from Santa.
Throughout the year there are different events.
It doesn't matter what age you are, you will enjoy a visit
the staff work so hard to keep it running smoothly

Visited December 2012
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Winford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worth going just for the coffee & lemon drizzle cake!”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

Spent half a day enjoying several rides on the steam train, walking around & eating lovely cake & drinking very good coffee. Our surrogate grandchildren aged 5 & 7 years loved every minute ....

Visited April 2013
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London
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Not the longest of railways but worth a visit”
Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Went with our two young boys on a day with both steam and diesel engines running. Overall the track is not very long so you end up spending as much time waiting in the carriages at the station as you spend moving. Lovely passionate staff and a nice experience. Definitely worth a visit if you are nearby.

Visited April 2013
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Cumbria
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Love choo-choos? Go and see!”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

A great day out, especially if you have Thomas fan! My friend's two loved it and we all had a wonderful time.

Visited May 2012
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Avon Valley Railway”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

A great trip out from Bitton station on the old Midland main line, from Bath to Bristol You get the chance to go on the train in both directions down and up the line. Very friendly staff and a great ride behind a steam train. Great views from the window and a chance to go over the river.

Visited April 2013
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