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East Somerset Railway

Cranmore Railway Station | Cranmore, Shepton Mallet BA4 4QP, England
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Afternoon train a steam train

We have a gift bought for Xmas to after afternoon tea on a steam train This experience was great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charley23marie
via mobile
Cream Tea

After visiting the East Somerset Railway at Cranmore we were delighted with way we were treated... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike194612
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average11%
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“signal box”(23 reviews)
“cream tea”(24 reviews)
“mendip vale”(17 reviews)
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A Trip Back In Time Come and meet our friendly staff and take a relaxing ride on our heritage steam train through the beautiful Mendip Countryside. The return journey takes approximately 40 minutes and is a 5 mile round trip. You pay once and you...more
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Cranmore Railway Station | Cranmore, Shepton Mallet BA4 4QP, England
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"signal box"
in 23 reviews
"cream tea"
in 24 reviews
"mendip vale"
in 17 reviews
"engine sheds"
in 15 reviews
"footplate experience"
in 9 reviews
"small museum"
in 7 reviews
"rolling stock"
in 7 reviews
"station building"
in 6 reviews
"mince pies"
in 6 reviews
"model shop"
in 5 reviews
"course meal"
in 5 reviews
"day ticket"
in 5 reviews
"mulled wine"
in 5 reviews
"picnic area"
in 5 reviews
"main station"
in 4 reviews
"short train ride"
in 3 reviews
"lovely trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a gift bought for Xmas to after afternoon tea on a steam train This experience was great fun the station crew were lovely A lovely station with lots more potential now funded with help if national lottery Great for family’s to spend morning...More

Thank Charley23marie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the East Somerset Railway at Cranmore we were delighted with way we were treated by all the staff working both in the café , station shop and the ones who work on the train to provide us with a cream tea to whole...More

Thank Mike194612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like steam this is worth a vist.The staff take a intrest in your vist and parking is close to station and the cafe is a must to vist on station and the cheese sandwitches are best ever.At present the train ride is short...More

Thank bishopdickburt
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We combined a steam railway visit with sight seeing in Bath and Bradford on Avon near-by. There was lots of information on this former branch line brought back into use by the animal artist; David Sheppard. We especially enjoyed a visit to the engine shed,...More

Thank 2weekenders
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

My friend paid for my 8 year old to drive a steam train for her birthday, she loved it! It wasn't just hop on then off she actually drove it up and down a track! Such an amazing experience she will never forget. There were...More

Thank Verrex
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We visited (4 adults and a nearly 3-year old) on Easter Saturday. The weather was not good - cold, windy and showery - but we enjoyed a few hours here. We arrived hoping to have lunch before going on the train but the cafe was...More

Thank AthomeinSomerset
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

This was a great day out and good value for money. You can ride on the steam train as many times as you like, although it was busy and it was hard to find a seat. You can get out and have a look around...More

Thank diannlloydthomas
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Visited last Saturday on probably one of the coldest days of the year. The cream tea treat was a gift. Unfortunately, it was quite disappointing as there was no heat in the train at all and it was sooo cold it really took any enjoyment...More

Thank Jan486
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Four of us went on the first steaming day this year. At £15 I was dubious but it was worth it, especially as it included limitless rides all day, plus they were fun. Riding in an old first class corridor coach. Memories. Only a few...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

We loved our ride on the steam train. Although I agree with a previous reviewer that Santa could have been a bit jollier, the presents were good and the children were pleased. The mulled wine and mince pies went down very well, along with squash...More

Thank ChrisBedfordshire
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Elaine F
December 28, 2015|
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Response from Susie J | Property representative |
Hello There I am so sorry for the very late response, I obviously missed it when you first posted it. The line is 2.5 miles long and the return journey takes approximately 40 minutes. It starts at Cranmore and goes to... More
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