Bishops Lydeard Shop, Minehead Shop, Turntable Cafe and Readers Halt Bookstall Opening Information

With the easing of restrictions from Monday 12th April we are delighted to let you know that the West Somerset Railway Shops at Minehead, Bishops Lydeard and Watchet will reopen next week, along with the Turntable Cafe and Readers Halt Bookstall at Minehead Station.  

Minehead Shop along with the Turntable Cafe and Readers Halt Bookstall will be open all next week from Monday - Sunday between 10.00 and 15.00 and Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 to 15:00 thereafter.

Bishops Lydeard shop will re-open for business on Wednesday 14th April at 10.00 am. Their regular opening times will be Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10.00 to 15.00 until our excursion services start later in May.

Watchet Shop will be open every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 to 16:00 from Tuesday 13th April.

We will be continuing with social distancing in line with Government advice. For Bishops Lydeard shop a one way traffic system will be in place which has been used previously, therefore please enter through the booking office lobby and exit through the doors on to the platform. We are sorry that we are still unable to offer any cafe facilities at Bishops Lydeard at the moment.'

Hand sanitisation facilities will be available at all locations and we ask all visitors to please wear a face covering whilst in the shops or cafe. 

We look forward to seeing our regular customers as well as new friends upon our reopening. 

9th April, 2021
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