West Somerset Railway

Evening Dining Ticket Information

WE HAVE NOW SOLD OUT FOR ALL EVENING EXCURSIONS

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Travel behind the Flying Scotsman this September on one of our dining specials. This will be your only opportunity to travel behind the Flying Scotsman on a return journey. Combine your travel with one of our set menu options which are listed below.

Enjoy either a Flying Scotsman Vintage Tea, Flying Scotsman Fish & Chip Supper or a Four Course Quantock Belle  Dining experience whilst journeying behind this iconic locomotive. We are also offering a travel only option.  If you have a special occasion to celebrate, or you want to treat someone or perhaps you just want to enjoy the ride book your tickets now. There’s only a few so please be quick!

Please note:

  • Each menu choice will be served in their own specific coach.  
  • Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any accessibility or dietary requirements.
  • Unfortunately children are not permitted on the Quantock Belle Dining Experience.   

Quantock Belle Dining Experience 9th & 10th September

Enjoy a four-course meal aboard the Flying Scotsman on Saturday 9th or Sunday 10th September leaving at 7pm. You’ll be seated in our beautiful Quantock Belle coaches for the return trip via Blue Anchor. Available to book in pairs only, we have very limited seats, so please book your tickets as soon as possible. Price per pair: £220

Your menu will be provided by Claire’s Kitchen.

Menu

On arrival: Canapes and bubbles

 

Starter: Wild venison carpaccio on a bed of baby leaves with a blackberry and raspberry dressing

Main: Slow-cooked Scottish Aberdeen Angus beef with a rich red wine reduction, Rumbledethump potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert: Raspberry and white chocolate Cranachan with thyme shortbread

Coffee: With homemade Scottish tablet

 

Vegetarian option: 

Starter: Cock-a-leekie soup with warm artisan bread and micro-herbs

Main: Vegetarian haggis and mushroom Wellington, with a rich red wine and wild mushroom reduction, served with Rumbledethump potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert: Raspberry and white chocolate cranachan served with thyme shortbread

Coffee: With homemade Scottish tablet

 

Flying Scotsman Evening Fish & Chip 6th, 9th, 10th, & 11th September

A round trip boarding either Coach A or B leaving Bishops Lydeard at 7pm, travelling to Blue Anchor and return. Choose to dine on Fish & Chips, Chicken & Chips or Vegetarian Burger & Chips plus a glass of wine, bottle of beer or non alcoholic alternative.

Tickets are sold in 2’s and 4’s. Price per pair: £130.00 

There are no concessions on these tickets any child travelling will receive a West Somerset Railway goody bag.  

 

 

Flying Scotsman Vintage Tea 6th & 11th September

This is a Vintage tea in true steam style! Board Coach H for return travel from Bishops Lydeard at 7pm. Travel to Blue Anchor and back while enjoying a scrumptious tea of finger sandwiches, cakes and tea or coffee, leaving Bishops Lydeard at 7pm. 

Vintage tea
 
A selection of sandwich triangles
-smoked salmon and cream cheese
-roast beef, horseradish and watercress
-ham
-cheese and pickle
-tuna mayonnaise
-cucumber
-egg mayonnaise
 
Miniature ricotta and red onion tartlets
 
Home made scones with clotted cream, home made jam and fresh strawberries
 
Earl Grey tea cake
 
Home made chocolate brownie squares
 
Selection of Miles teas and coffee`

 

Tickets are sold in 2’s and 4’s. Price Per pair £130

There are no concessions on these tickets any child travelling will receive a West Somerset Railway goody bag.  

Flying Scotsman Evening Travel Only 6th 9th 10th & 11th September

We have a very limited number of travel-only return tickets, departing from Bishops Lydeard steaming to Blue Anchor and back. This service leaves at 7pm on 6th and 11th September in Coaches C, D, F and G. On 9th and 10th September there are limited seats in Aries .

Tickets are

£45 per Adult

£30 per child