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Minehead Explorer from Bishops Lydeard Red timetable Days

Explore on the West Somerset Railway by purchasing your Bishops Lydeard to Minehead return ticket…

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Minehead Explorer from Bishops Lydeard Red timetable Days

 

Explore on the West Somerset Railway by purchasing your Bishops Lydeard to Minehead return ticket on one of our excursions. 

The excursions are as follows: 

Excursion 1 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 10:15 to Minehead, your return from Minehead will depart at 14:10 (bus transfer) to Dunster departing Dunster by train at 14 40 and will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 15:58.

Excursion 2 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 12:35 to Minehead, your return service from Minehead will depart at 16:15 (bus transfer) arriving in Dunster for the departure by train at 16.40 the service will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 17:50. 

Excursion 3 - Depart Minehead at 11:50 (bus transfer) arriving in Dunster for the departure by train at12.30 to Watchet, your return service from Watchet will be depart at 15:43 and will arrive back in Minehead at 16:16

Before purchasing your ticket, you will need to know the date and time you would like to travel, as this will be required when purchasing your ticket. 

Please print your ticket and bring this with you on the day, or bring your email on your mobile device to show to the ticket inspector.

If you do not have a printer or a mobile device, please do not purchase your ticket online - contact our main office on 01643 704996 where we will be able to help you.

If you require your tickets to be printed by us, and posted out to you or sent to a station for collection, there will be an administration fee of £2.00 for this service.

 

By purchasing your tickets through our website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions listed below.

Please ensure you read these carefully.

 

Dates
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
10:15 Tickets available
12:35 Tickets available
Prices
Ticket Price
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Table of 4 £100.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Table of 2 £50.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Table of 4 £80.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Compartment of 6 £150.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Table of 2 £40.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Compartment of 6 £120.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Adult Individual £25.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Child Individual £12.50
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Under 5 £0.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Adult Individual Return £20.00
Dog ticket £3.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Child Individual Return £10.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Watchet) Under 5 Return £0.00
Minehead Explorer (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) Family Ticket Return £62.50
Terms and Conditions

Please note that terms and conditions may change due to Government advice nearer the time. We will update the website with any changes as soon as they are received. Those that have purchased a ticket will be contacted via email with changes to any information. 

Seating will be assigned to you one week before you travel, this will be sent via email. It will highlight which coach you will be sat in, and which compartment or table has been reserved for you. 

It is vital that we have your personal details for track and trace, please ensure that you complete all fields to assist us with this when booking your tickets. 

It is compulsory to wear a mask when in communal spaces on the railway, therefore you must wear a mask in line with government advice on site and on the train. We ask that children also wear a mask if possible. 

Please ensure you follow all guidance whilst on site, this is there for your safety. We will have one-way systems in place and plenty of staff to advise you if you are not sure what to do.

Refund Policy: 

In the event that we cancel the service due to unforeseen circumstances or due to the effects of coronavirus, you will be contacted and offered options regarding your ticket. These will include ticket transfers, donations, and refunds. 

In the event that you or a family member of the same household is symptomatic of Covid, or you have received a positive test for Covid you must isolate in line with Government advice, you must not travel and can cancel your tickets, we will only be able to issue a refund if we are able to resell your tickets, in the event where we cannot resell your tickets, we will offer a voucher to be used on our services next year. Please ensure that you cancel your tickets as soon as possible by ringing us on 01643 704996. 

Please ensure you wear a face mask whilst on site and on this service, we advise that children wear masks if at all possible. Masks can only be removed in the compartments or when catering has been served.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly up to the date of your booking, as this will be how we update you with any changes to the procedure due to any Government changes.  

The excursions are as follows: 

If you have purchased a ticket and the timetable is red on your day of travel your excursion information is below: 

Excursion 1 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 10:00 (stated on your ticket) to Minehead, your return from Minehead will depart at 14:15 and will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 15:35, The ticket to book for this service is the Minehead Explorer. For ticket holders time stamped 10:00, on red timetable days you must travel home on this designated service, we will not be able to accomodate you on any other services this day. 

Excursion 2 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 12:05 (stated on your ticket) to Minehead, your return service from Minehead will depart at 16:45 and will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 17:57. The ticket to book for this service is the Minehead Explorer. For ticket holders time stamped 12:15 on red timeatble days, you must travel home on your designated service, we will not be able to accomodate you on any other services this day. 

Red timetable days are: 

1st, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 25th,26th & 30th July 2021.

1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 27th, 29th, 30th & 31st August 2021. 

1st, 2nd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 28th, 29th & 30th September

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th, 31st October 2021

27th, 28th, & 31st December 2021

1st & 2nd January 2022.

If you have purchased a ticket and the timetable is blue on your day of travel your excursion information is below: 

Excursion 1 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 10:00 (stated on your ticket) to Minehead, your return from Minehead will depart at 15:15 and will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 16:30,  to book your travel only ticket please book via the Minehead Explorer event. For ticket holders time stamped 10:00, on blue timetable days you must travel home on this designated service, we will not be able to accomodate you on any other services this day. 

Excursion 2 - Depart Bishops Lydeard at 12:15 (Stated on your ticket)to Minehead, your return from Minehead will depart at 16:45 and will arrive back in Bishops Lydeard for 18:00,  to book your travel only ticket please book via the Minehead Explorer event. For ticket holders time stamped 12:15 on blue timeatble days, you must travel home on your designated service, we will not be able to accomodate you on any other services this day. 

Blue timetable days are: 

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th & 31st July 2021.

3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st 24th, 25th, 26th & 28th August 2021.

4th, 18th & 19th September 2021.

 

Prices
Ticket Type Price
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead Return Adult Individual £25.00
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead Return Child Individual £12.50
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead Return Under 5 Free
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead Return Compartment of 6 £150.00