Events & Experiences

Sunset Special

Our sunset specials are back by popular demand, with our travel only and catering tickets available!

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West Somerset Railway
The summer nights and their gorgeous sunsets are back! To celebrate we will have a range of non-stop return journeys available throughout the summer. There will be the option of both catering and non-catering tickets. Your catering will be served on the outward journey, please ensure you let us know of any dietary requirements we should be aware of. 
 
30th of July: Bishops Lydeard to Blue Anchor 
Your train will depart at 19:00, and arrive in Blue Anchor at 20:00, for you to disembark and spend an hour in the beautiful surroundings. So why not take a stroll along the beach, you are also more than welcome to remain on the train at Blue Anchor.  Your return journey will leave Blue Anchor at 21.00 arriving back into Bishops Lydeard for 22.00.
 
The catering option for this service will be Fish and chips. 
 
The menu options for Fish and Chips are:
 
Standard Fish and Chips 
Gluten Free Fish and Chips 
Jumbo Sausage and Chips
Chicken and Chips
Vegetarian Burger and Chips
 
Upon booking your tickets, these options will appear in a tick box format. Please select one menu option for each person travelling. 
 
20th of August: Minehead to Watchet 19:00
Your train will depart at 19:00, and arrive into Watchet for 19:35, you will then have the opportunity to explore the harbour town. Your return journey will leave Watchet at 20.35 arriving back into Minehead for 21:10.
 
The catering option for this service will be Cheese and Cider. 
 
27th of August: Bishops Lydeard to Minehead 19:00
Your train will depart at 19:00, and arrive into Minehead for 20:20, you will then have the opportunity to explore the seaside town of Minehead with the beach on your doorstep. Your return journey will leave Minehead at 21.20 arriving back into Bishops Lydeard for 22:40.
 
The catering option for this service will be Cheese and Cider.
 
To pre-book a catering ticket please click on corresponding the link below. 
Please be aware there is no cream tea included with this service.
 
Fish & Chips (30th of July & 27th August): Book here 
 
Cheese & Cider (20th & 27th of August): Book here
 
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.
 
Dogs are permitted on the train, however they are not allowed in the coaches where our catering is being served.
 
By purchasing your tickets through our website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions listed below.
Please ensure you read these carefully.
 

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

If you or a family member of the same household is symptomatic of Covid, or you have received a positive test for Covid we advise that you do not travel. Please ensure that you cancel your tickets as soon as possible by ringing us on 01643 704996 and we will be able to advise you on your options which may include a change of date or voucher. 

 
Dates
19:00 Bishops Lydeard to Minehead Tickets available
Prices
Multiple Events are in this category

Prices for this event could vary from day to day, click the links above to see prices for your chosen date.