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Swindon & Cricklade Railway

Blunsdon Station Tadpole Lane | Blunsdon, Swindon SN25 2DA, England
+44 1793 771615
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A good day out

Although it is a short track, our day out was very enjoyable. you can have an many rides as you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Reginald D
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Nice day at a relaxing railway

Driven past this place a few times before but never had the chance to go. Visited on a Sunday with... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Matthew B
,
Worcester, 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 3 days ago

Although it is a short track, our day out was very enjoyable. you can have an many rides as you like. The little cafe is good for a snack and drinks. We recommend this.

Thank Reginald D
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Driven past this place a few times before but never had the chance to go. Visited on a Sunday with hot weather so was a perfect day. Due to the fact we were in a heatwave, there was no steam running due to fire risk...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Lovely home made Genoa cake and bread pudding cake served by Ann. Heritage Norwegian carriage with fresh flowers on the table and a well attended bird table outside. The cooked breakfast looked lovely too. It was Father's Day but there were no steam locos running....More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Really enjoyed riding up and down the line with my 2 grandchildren.The cafe is very good as well take a visit.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

If we hadn't already had breakfast we would have treated ourselves but will remember next time. Tea and cake lovely and friendly volunteers

Thank PoppyC3
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

One of the smaller heritage lines, but equally one of the friendliest. When we visited there was a single engine in steam but did not have to wait long for a ride. The station at Blunsden is well restored and a good example of a...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Paid my first visit here today and was immediately struck by how friendly everybody was. There is a great little 'Whistle stop' café, serving light bites, snacks and main meals in either a restored dining coach or at one of the numerous outside tables. The...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice experience. Especially for young children to show them how train look like 60 years ago. I woulf recomend to anyone.

Thank marcin g
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My father in law has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and everybody at the railway went well above and beyond to make his visit this morning truly memorable. It's a wonderful piece of history and well worth a visit!

Thank Paul N
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Fresh and tasty, what else do you need? Oh, and you can also go on a steam engine ride, with or without the kids.

Thank Walter K
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Karen L
22 February 2018|
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Response from Adbro | Property representative |
Greetings, The railway is generally wheelchair friendly, with ramps where needed, and a disabled toilet. We also have an all access carriage, especially converted for wheelchair use. Just needs the guard to put the ramp... More
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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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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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