Events & Experiences

Meet the Gruffalo

Join us at the West Somerset Railway for a great family day out.

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Meet the Gruffalo


Join us at the West Somerset Railway for a great family day out.  

Come and see The Gruffalo on Saturday 15th April 2017 at Minehead Railway Station.  The Gruffalo will be making personal appearances at intervals between 10am and 4pm.  

Entertainment on the day will include:

  • Enjoy a 20 mile steam train ride to Minehead Station from any of our stations along the line.
  • Woodland themed Easter Egg Hunt
  • Free vintage bus ride trips round Minehead and sea front from Minehead Station.
  • Free Face painting.
  • Free Crafts
  • Entertainer on the platform
  • Helter Skelter and Bouncy Castle (additional charge applies, subject to weather.)
  • Buffer Stop Shop
  • Turntable Cafe
10:20 Tickets available
Ticket Price
Adult Rover (18-59) £18.00
Senior Rover (60+) £16.20
Young Persons (5-17) £9.00
Family * 2 adults and 2 Young Persons £44.10
Infant (0-4) £0.00

The prices quoted above are for advance tickets only. On the day prices will be slightly higher. 

Access to Minehead station is free, however you are able to enhance your visit by travelling on the railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and the following prices will apply. Book your train ticket online today or contact us on 01643 704996.