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Avon Valley Railway (AVR)

Bitton Station Bath Road | Bitton Station, Bristol BS30 6HD, England
+44 117 932 5538
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Kids loved it

Had s lovely couple of hours at Avon valley for my sons birthday. The kids thoroughly enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Trying their best

My comments are tempered by the fact that this is volunteer run. The train ride is quite short in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Bristol and Bath's heritage steam railway, offering a six mile round trip which takes passengers along sections of the old Midland Railway, providing a chance to see the magnificent River Avon Valley from a unique viewpoint.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bitton Station Bath Road | Bitton Station, Bristol BS30 6HD, England
+44 117 932 5538
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had s lovely couple of hours at Avon valley for my sons birthday. The kids thoroughly enjoyed it . Shop was well stocked. Staff were lovely and very reasonable price. Kids lunch Box's excellent value and we're really enjoyed ( under £5 choices were sausage/...More

Thank laumat2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My comments are tempered by the fact that this is volunteer run. The train ride is quite short in rather shabby (although clean) coaches, with not an enormous amount to see. I had been planning to go on a boat that was operating in conjunction...More

1  Thank Michael574
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter is a big Thomas fan . we came when desil was running. My daughter loved it . under 5 are free . cost me 7_8 pounds unlimited rides . Lovely friemdly staff . worth a few hours out. nice little cafe x

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable time spent on the train, you get to see the engine being uncoupled and re attached for the return journey. Not much scenery though.

Thank beeny90
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the avon valley railway, is not very long at all, but is amazing, they dont let the length get them down,they thrive, good days out for all the family, close to bristol, a short walk from Keynsham National Rail station, and a bus journey from...More

Thank Jackson M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We got to Avon Valley Railway at 30 minutes after opening, and it was already extremely busy. I believe we paid £4 per adult, and my daughter was free with a Teddy Bear for the special picnic. We think it was good value, especially as...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The weather was terrible, but that did not significantly detract from this charming adventure. The views from the train were rather enclosed by woodland and hedges. The steam engine hauling the train was I think from Poland which seemed rather strange. We had aimed to...More

Thank jobberdave
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I visit this delightful, peaceful, beautiful station every week with the little ones I care for. The children get so excited to come here and they get even more excited to see the toys available for them to play with. To see such joy on...More

Thank AmandaJane17
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I live locally and come her at least once a week with my 2 year old son. It's a lovely space with a few toys for the children to play with to keep the occupied whilst the adults can enjoy a cuppa. Food is nice...More

Thank Clarerl
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely visit today. I visited with a friend and 4 young children we care for. Such a lovely atmosphere, the staff and volunteers are really friendly and welcoming. Have to say the children love the train tables and Lego table. The railway...More

Thank lauralou54321
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28 July 2016|
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Response from TinLizzy | Reviewed this property |
Hi as others have said, yes and there is seating outside for food and drink so no issue
Pamela J
21 June 2016|
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Response from Efjf48 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Pamela Firstly apologies for not having responded sooner, so I hope your question is still valid! This particular railway is well suited to anytime visits by enthusiasts as I've never seen huge swarms of children... More
18 April 2015|
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Response from AvonValleyRailway | Property representative |
Sachin_Keyyoor thanks for your questions. Tickets for our steam train rides can be purchased on the day of travel from our booking office - you'll get old-fashioned card tickets for your journey. You can book for many of... More