Featured Destination

May 2019: The North Cornwall Coast

For those who have decided for whatever reason – green conscience, the dreaded credit crunch, or maybe simple curiosity – to holiday in Britain this ...More
More Uk destinations

Attraction in Bodmin

Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Bodmin General Station
Bodmin
Cornwall

PL31 1AQ | View map
email
Website
Click for phone

Write a review
update this listing

Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Cornwall’s only full size railway still regularly operated by steam locomotives. Relax in style and enjoy a leisurely 13 mile return trip through beautiful countryside, taking in the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone age, as the era of a Cornish branch line in the 1950s reveals itself during the course of your journey. Passenger train services operate throughout the year, and run daily from mid May to early October. A varied and interesting programme of special events are held each year - Steam and Diesel Galas, Steaming Thru the 40s and several family-orientated events, including an Easter Egg-stravaganza and the visit of Fireman Sam, Postman Pat and Paddington Bear to Bodmin! The Railway also operates a number of steam-hauled special trains through the season – including ‘Murder Mystery Evening Specials’, ‘Steam Beer & Jazz’ trains, a Luxury Dining Train and, during December, our very popular Santa by Steam specials.

Trains operate from Bodmin General, the line’s main station where free coach and car parking is available, to both Bodmin Parkway station – where connections can be made directly with main line railway services – and Boscarne Junction, which is situated directly adjacent to the Camel Trail recreational footpath and cycle way.

The Bodmin & Wenford Railway looks forward to welcoming you. Come and discover Cornwall’s railway heritage at its very best – a great attracktion for all the family!

Details

Nearest UK Airport: Newquay
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes - (10% for Groups of 10-24, 25 for Groups of 25+)
Admission Price: FREEDOM OF THE LINE (All Day Rover) - Adult £11.50; Senior Citizen £10.50; Child £5; Family (1 Adult + 2 Children) £20; Family (2 Adults + up to 4 Children) £30
Catering: Café at Bodmin General and Bodmin Parkway Stations; Bar & Buffet on most services

More Attractions nearby

Courtroom Experience (0.11 miles)

Bodmin Town Museum (0.14 miles)

Military Museum (0.41 miles)

Lanhydrock House (2.12 miles)

Camel Valley Vineyards (2.63 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 5,167 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
My boat can sleep 6 people that know each other well or 1 prude - Peter Ustinov
More Quotes

On this day:
Captain Kidd Hanged for Piracy - 1701, Whipsnade Zoo Opened - 1931
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages