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Great day out

Took the grandchildren who lived it. Highly recommended . Not a slick faceless multi national... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
JohnDarkins
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Oxfordshire
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A steam buffs delight

Super attraction for all the family, every thing so clean and neat. The staff so helpful and full... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
236RobertH
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning attraction is a true journey into nostalgia. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages provide a view of the...more
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The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton PO33 4DS, England
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Took the grandchildren who lived it. Highly recommended . Not a slick faceless multi national outfit. More quaint and interesting with family friendly leanjngMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnDarkins
IWSR, Manager at Isle of Wight Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Hello and thank you for your 4* review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day, our staff and dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to ensure ll of our visitors enjoy a magical and memorable Santa Special experience. I take this opportunity to wish you...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Super attraction for all the family, every thing so clean and neat. The staff so helpful and full of information, the locos are very interesting and the new exhibition hall is a fantastic visit on its own

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 236RobertH
Reviewed 16 November 2018

The railway is a great visit, but there is the bonus falcon centre in the same grounds, the Autumn bank holiday week you get free displays.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Isle of Wight steam railway was a lovely experience for everyone. There are a few different lines and if you have time it's a nice way to explore the island. The museum is also worth a look whilst you're there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LauraM534
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited this on a damp day, but our spirits were not. Superb early carriages and steam engine. We travelled along this pretty line and had a great journey. The main station at Havenstreet has a very good buffet, well stocked shop and a museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

For me £26 for 2 of us return equals pretty poor value for money. You sit on the train for approx 1 hour if you wish to do the entire route & you see sheep, horses & maybe a few rabbits if you're lucky. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Managed to make it for the last day of the season and had a great day. Loved looking at the train being restored and riding on the steam train. The kids loved it as well. Only let down was how busy he cafe was as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dreamer24524633070
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We decided to take a day out here while on a long weekend in Southampton, as a tribute to my Dad who loved steam trains, and we had absolutely loved it. The restoration is fantastic and the volunteers should be so proud of themselves. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ormer16
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We paid for first class and the day we visited the gloriously restored Victorian carriages were out, we loved riding first class, had a lovely trip up and down the track, would be amazing if they could get a longer track, the train story was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 192Richard
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable day going back in time. Excellent for all ages as lots to do and see. Lots of parking, good cafe, clean and tidy environment and friendly staff

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they need to buy a ticket for the dog as well.
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Response from Ginnelie | Reviewed this property |
Hi was there in the summer, so sorry can not help with Question, but it should be well worth the wait. If they have a suggestion box put your question down for them to read and they may well open a bit early,
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Take a rain coat or umbrella it’s England and research where you’re going I hope that was helpful
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