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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
+44 1983 882204
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An excellent way to while away a day.

Right, lets us start with the obvious. If you do not like Steam Trains, Nostalgia, or History, this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Fantastic afternoon

I booked this trip as I knew my mother would recall her days of travel by steam train. The staff... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anne A
Lower Kingswood
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Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning attraction is a true journey into nostalgia. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages provide a view of the Island's unspoilt countryside. Your ticket includes unlimited day travel and access the NEW Train Story Discovery Centre. With the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund this £1.2 Million project opened in April 2014. Packed with interactive activities and fascinating displays, journey through the Island's very own Train Story. For details of the days trains run and timetable you can save money by booking online in advance.
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The Railway Station Station Road | Havenstreet, Wootton Bridge PO33 4DS, England
+44 1983 882204
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Reviewed yesterday

Right, lets us start with the obvious. If you do not like Steam Trains, Nostalgia, or History, this is NOT the place for you. But then again, the name should really have given you those hints you needed before you decided to visit. However, if...More

Thank Jolyon1968
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked this trip as I knew my mother would recall her days of travel by steam train. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, from the lady I spoke to on the phone to make an enquiry about wheelchair facilities, to the lady where...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends for a steam train ride and it was great, the lovely old carriages were well kept and comfortable we also went in the cafe there and everything was freshly cooked or and made. We had a quick look round the shop...More

Thank Lynnette C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Norwich to the Isle of Wight for a few days, along with our two bedlington terriers. It was a truly wonderful day and even the weather was lovely. The staff are so helpful and kind. The station and its grounds are kept...More

Thank jem0192017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I traveled to the Isle of Wight for the weekend to celebrate our 2 year marker. We decided to go to the Steam Railway on the sunday and I booked us First Class tickets. From a family of train enthusiasts, it was...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Preserved steam railways do vary quite a bit, in terms of what they offer and the quality of experience. The IoW Steam Railway is up there with the very best. Offering a lovely ride through beautiful scenery, in vintage carriages being pulled by a steam...More

Thank AmpenSpekersohn
Peter V, General Manager at Isle of Wight Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Such feedback is greatly appreciated and makes it all so worthwhile!

Reviewed 1 week ago

was very good see birds of pray and steam train information you can go on steam train and go inside old trains to see first class and second class spent 4 hour here on that was not going on steam train ride. nice cafe with...More

Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 1 week ago

No trains running the day we went. Just went in case it was open to get a post card as a friend always buys one from every steam railway for her brother. What a lovely surprise the shop was open and the working area and...More

Thank newpastures
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to have a ride on a Victorian Steam Railway. I've been going to this attraction since there was only Havenstreet station and the train went to just outside Wooton Station before returning to Havenstreet. Things have improved every year that I've visited since...More

Thank Hassy049
Reviewed 1 week ago

This preserved railway is a testament to all the volunteers who keep it going. The train ride was very enjoyable and I particularly enjoyed the platform volunteers who looked so smart in their uniforms. There were lots of other things to do on site including...More

Thank CM_Visitor
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
I would call and explain your circumstances see what they can do, they are very helpful 😀
23 July 2017|
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Response from 771colin | Reviewed this property |
About 10 to 15 mins depending where n traffic
16 July 2017|
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Response from RioDean1999 | Reviewed this property |
there is loads to do, a full enjoyable day