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Step back in time

A good, value day out. Staff were very helpful, lots to see and very good value food in the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
WheelyWoman
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Ely, United Kingdom
excellent value

What a day. Well worth the trip to the Island. Great value for money (£16) includes both electric... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Colin G
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Farnham, 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 13 October 2018

A good, value day out. Staff were very helpful, lots to see and very good value food in the restaurant. My husband and I aren't railway buffs but we appreciated the dedication and love spent on this lovely place and it was a relaxing day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WheelyWoman
Reviewed 12 October 2018

What a day. Well worth the trip to the Island. Great value for money (£16) includes both electric and steam trains all day, hop on hop off. The quality of the trains, both loco's and carriages were excellent, best heritage railway that I have been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin G
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I have been before with my husband. Asked permission to scatter some ashes. Staff organized for him to be dispersed through the funnel. A long blast on the whistle told me that he was gone. Everyone was so helpful and checked to make sure I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Took the steam train from Haven street and travelled the length of the track and back. Lovely scenic route. Haven street station has so much to do with lovely woodland walks, a great cafe with home cooked foods and a birds of prey centre with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine R
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We all enjoyed this nostalgic steam railway journey. We had our own carriage which was beautifully restored and reminded us of a bygone era. All the staff we spoke to were very friendly, knowledgeable and happy to share. We would all thoroughly recommend a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RushnaM2
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the railway whilst on holiday from Berkshire and my partner booked a footplate ride on one of the steam engines. He thoroughly enjoyed his trip, Driver Dave Smith and his fireman Harrison Sell both appeared to be very welcoming as well as professional...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here on the 6th of August 2018, the staff are lovely and there’s so much to do, we wondered up to train story and met a young lad ( think his name was Harrison but not sure if that’s his first or last name)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KingJamesvII
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Brilliant day out for us, including the dog, lovely trip on the train. We watched the falconry display at the station and visitied the bird centre which was included in the price of the ticket. We spent the whole day in the sunshine at this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BORBUFF
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely couple of hours on the Steam train here....we bought our tickets online £11.50 each for an all day rover ticket 3rd class, there isn't a 2nd class, for a 1st class it's £17.50. We decided to pick the train up at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cazz0109
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A fantastic day out. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his ‘footplate experience ‘ which we had bought for his Christmas present. Steve Smart, the driver, was extremely knowledgeable and made the trip a memorable experience. We spent the afternoon riding up and down on the beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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I am sure I saw dogs there, I would ring to check would highly recommend it though
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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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