West Somerset Railway


  • What time should I arrive?

    It is advised to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure time.

  • Is Car Parking available?

    Car parking is available at key stations, some of which are pay and display. We have limited free parking at Bishops Lydeard, Crowcombe Heathfield, Stogumber, Williton, and Dunster. There are pay and display car parks at  Watchet and Minehead.

  • Can I make group bookings online?

    To ensure that all your group requirements are met, we require all group bookings to be made by telephone on 01643 700398. Group bookings must be made no later than 7 days in advance of travel.

  • Can I purchase a ticket in advance or on the day.

    You may purchase tickets on the day however we do offer some discounts for advanced bookings online bookings.

  • Do you have Toilets available?

    Toilets are available at most stations and on some of our services.

  • How can I get in contact with you?

    Please phone us on 01643 704996 or email [email protected]

  • Can dogs travel on the West Somerset Railway?

    Dogs are permitted to travel on standard West Somerset Railway services however are not permitted to travel in the buffet car, or in any carriage where catering is being served by the company. Dogs are not permitted to travel on any of the seats and must remain on the floor at all times. Dogs are not permitted on Dining services which include Steam and Cream, Cheese and Cider and Murder Mystery Specials. If you are unsure of whether your four legged friend can join you, please contact the railway to double check.