Events & Experiences

The Watchet Afternoon Explorer

Save up to 50% on our afternoon special service to Watchet.

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West Somerset Railway
Ian Brodie

The Watchet Afternoon Explorer offers passengers a chance to leave Bishops Lydeard by the 14.15 steam train, arriving at the old harbour town at 15.12. The return is by the 16.50 steam train due back at Bishops Lydeard at 17.43 (or if preferred the 17.50 when the yellow timetable is in operation due back at 18.30).

Valid on Red, Green, Blue and Yellow Timetables only. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or special event.

When purchasing your ticket, you must select the date of travel.

Tickets can be purchased online up to the midnight before you travel. Your ticket will then be emailed to you. Please either print your ticket to bring with you, or bring your email on a mobile device to be checked by the ticket inspector. Please note: you might not get a mobile signal at the station, and it is therefore advised to screenshot your ticket to present upon request by a ticket inspector. If you do not have a printer or a mobile device, please contact our main office on 01643 704996 where we will help you. Further tickets will be available to purchase on the day too. 

From To 31st December 2018 Various dates in 2018 Tickets available
Ticket Price
Adult/Senior Return £9.00
Child Return £4.50
Watchet Explorer Adult £9.00
Watchet Explorer Child £4.50
Dog Ticket £2.00
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