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The Engine House

The Engine House Station Road | Severn Valley Railway, Highley, England
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Great venue

If your'e a railway enthusiast this is a good place to visit (after you've travelled on the Severn... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Geoff O
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Great steam train museum

We stopped off for an hour or so when using a freedom of the line day ticket. Entrance using this... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
14darrelljm
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Southam, United Kingdom
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The Engine House Station Road | Severn Valley Railway, Highley, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If your'e a railway enthusiast this is a good place to visit (after you've travelled on the Severn valley railway).there is just enough to see and do to pass a pleasant couple of hours away.

Thank Geoff O
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We stopped off for an hour or so when using a freedom of the line day ticket. Entrance using this ticket is free. It's a modern building which is centred around two tracks of steam trains and carriages. It's clean, warm and welcoming with informative...More

Thank 14darrelljm
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We came here as part of a Severn Valley Railway ticket. Highley is lovely with a great playground for little ones and things to do inside if the weather isn't great to keep them occupied. We spent around 1 hour here and would definitely recommend...More

1  Thank CazzaWestMids
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A good stopping point if you are travelling in the SVR. Entrance is free if you have a day ticket for the steam railway. There is an interesting museum with good interactive exhibits (the mail train is fun) a shop and a cafe which has...More

1  Thank DudleyDawn
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you have purchased the SVR ticket you get entry here for free if not it was about £6 from memory, not too bad really, its a small museum with a few engines, like the one that acted as Thomas the Tank engine, a mail...More

Thank no1missmarple
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Not only is the a brilliant small museum It also houses a very good cafe/restaurant. It is certainly worth spending at least a couple of hours to learn about the development of the Severn Valley Railway.

Thank pauln690
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch in the café, sat on the balcony overlooking the valley and railway which was beautiful. Enjoyed seeing the passing steam trains. The engine house itself had some amazing machines in which were HUGE. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Café prices were reasonable...More

Thank serbat2264
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Can be seen separately or free as part of a ticket for The Severn Valley Railway. There is an excellent cafe and patio area with a great view of the railway and a children's play area. Inside there are loads of static locomotives to see...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wanted 3 cups of coffee, 3 elderly people plus a dog. I can understand no dogs in the cafe. However in order to have 3 coffees outside on the ground floor you have to go into the shop entrance, find the lift or the stairs...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A place for adults to reminise and kis to stare open mouthed. The engine house is home to a varied selection of locomotives and other railwayana that is well worth spending a couple of hours at. A fine restaurant is located in the buliding and...More

Thank Paul L
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