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Enjoy a great day out at West Somerset Railway in Minehead.

If you are planning a holiday in Somerset and are looking for ideas for things to do in the area then a day out to West Somerset Railway in Minehead is well worth considering. You will find more details about West Somerset Railway together with contact details and a map. If you have not yet booked your holiday in Somerset then take a look at just some of the great holiday cottages in Somerset available shown at the bottom of the page.

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The Railway Station
TA24 5BG

Phone: 01643 704 996

Website / Tickets

Enjoy a steam train ride through 20 miles of glorious Somerset coast and countryside. Travel all the way to Minehead to visit the Minehead Winter Festival including ice rink, trampolines, inflatable slide and a kiddies roundabout.

New for 2013: Family Character Meet and Greet Days including Peppa Pig, Fireman Sam and Scooby Doo.

Pre-book Dining Train specials available including cream teas, cheese and cider lunch, fish and chips, Real Ale and Murder Mystery.

Fulfil a childhood dream and undertake one of our Driver Experience Courses for both Steam and Diesel Locomotives.



Holiday cottages in Somerset in the area of West Somerset Railway

Holiday cottages in Somersetas a base for visiting West Somerset Railway and all that Taunton and The Quantocks and Somerset has to offer.


Image of Sweet Briar Cottage Sweet Briar Cottage in Taunton and The Quantocks - Sleeps 2
This holiday property is located on the edge of the Quantocks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Image of Periton Park Court - Garden Retreat Periton Park Court - Garden Retreat in Minehead - Sleeps 2
Surrounded by 30 acres of grounds, this charming cottage offers direct access onto the Exmoor National Park, ideal for walkers.

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Image of Burcott Cottages - Old Orchard Burcott Cottages - Old Orchard in Wells - Sleeps 2
Ideally located between the Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills, this cottage offers great opportunities for nature lovers.

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Image of Hopedene Cottage Hopedene Cottage in Cheddar - Sleeps 4
This characterful farmhouse annex, with views overlooking Axbridge and Cheddar Gorge, is perfect for couples and families to explore the many attracti... [more about Hopedene Cottage]

Image of Harbour Cottage Harbour Cottage in Watchet - Sleeps 8
This 400 year old cottage is ideally located close to the ancient harbour in the picturesque, coastal town of Watchet.

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Image of The Stables The Stables in Bath - Sleeps 6
Try your hand at tennis or relax in the large garden whilst staying in this pretty bungalow, within 5 miles of Bath.

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Image of Hillview Hillview in Minehead - Sleeps 10
Spend your day on the beach or enjoy a barbecue in the enclosed garden, this property is perfect for a family holiday by the coast.... [more about Hillview]

Image of Wellington Farm - Ramscliff Cottage Wellington Farm - Ramscliff Cottage in Wells - Sleeps 2
Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge (and just 3 miles from Cheddar), these three attractive barn conversions make an ex... [more about Wellington Farm - Ramscliff Cottage]

Image of Thickwood House Garden Cottages - Orchard View Thickwood House Garden Cottages - Orchard View in Bath - Sleeps 2
Retaining some original features, this period cottage offers comfort and stunning views over the magnificent garden and orchard.

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Image of Down House Cottages - West Down Down House Cottages - West Down in Glastonbury - Sleeps 4
This holiday cottage is set in an excellent location to explore and enjoy the wealth of attractions and abundance of wildlife.

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