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Swindon & Cricklade Railway

Blunsdon Station Tadpole Lane | Blunsdon, Swindon SN25 2DA, England
+44 1793 771615
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Santa special

Took the grandchildren to visit Santa on the train.We had a very enjoyable afternoon and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H
A secret on the doorstep

This little know place is worth a visit. Take the Grandchildern and your little ones. Pop into the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn C
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Blunsdon Station Tadpole Lane | Blunsdon, Swindon SN25 2DA, England
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+44 1793 771615
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the grandchildren to visit Santa on the train.We had a very enjoyable afternoon and the grandchildren loved it and were pleased with their gifts. Staff very friendly and helpful

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little know place is worth a visit. Take the Grandchildern and your little ones. Pop into the carriage for an old fashioned cuppa. The volunteers need your support. I had my tea there when I visited. A trip down memory lane with the Engines....More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I loved ken this place. It’s quite small and the train trips are short. It’s not too expensive but I wish they had more steam trains running

Thank damjac
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I took my two boys, 4 and 2 yrs old on a Saturday in October to see the place, it was a diesel day therefore no steam but they loved it anyway. There are cranes, carriage restoration, the station, train rides, etc to see and...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to the WW2 weekend, battle re-enactment, stalls, vehicles, got to hand it to all these weekend enthusiasts. Well done. Great event and riding on a steam engine was a real treat.

1  Thank jcrowderbarton
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This isn't just about the steam railway but the WW2 weekend event as well. And what an event it was. A first for us to both the railway and this type of event but it most certainly will not be the last. The railway itself...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We often visit, especially at Christmas, its got a lovely atmosphere, only drawback is parking, well worth a visit, staff all very friendly and involved.

Thank rinty186363
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a small preserved railway that has been about for some time and has made slow progress to where it is now. The journey is short behind a small industrial engine The station master is brilliant making us very welcome. A lot of the...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time as a family of 2 adults and a 3 year old. Although there's not huge amounts here, we were extremely fascinated by the amazing detail of what's available to view and ride on. Take a short trip on a...More

Thank ThornhillFamily1
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great day out on a fully restored steam locomotive with incredibly welcoming staff. It's well worth the money as a ticket gets you unlimited rides for the day and I recommend donating as all staff are voluntary and all locomotives restored by...More

Thank Home B
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CarlSibbons
30 September 2017|
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Response from Terence K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry for late reply but here are prices for 2017. For steam-hauled trains Adult £8, Senior £7, Child £6, Family (two adults + two children) £26. For diesel-hauled trains Adult £6, Senior £5, Child £4, Family (two... More
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Margaret B
28 November 2016|
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Response from Adbro | Property representative |
Most definitely. In the first instance, please send an email to the railway through/via the SCR website. This will be forwarded to the membership secretary. Kind regards, Adrian Brodie (Publicity Officer)
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Margaret B
28 November 2016|
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Response from Adbro | Property representative |
Most certainly. We can offer any (new) volunteer a variety of different jobs. Tell us what you like doing, or might like to try doing. Kind regards, Adrian Brodie (Publicity Officer)
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