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Steam Train Ride on the East Somerset Railway with Cream Tea in the Whistlestop Cafe for Two 11890973

4 out of 5 (based on 6 reviews)
£42
Location: Shepton Mallet - Somerset
For 2 people
Valid for 12 months
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Overview

Take a step back in time to the golden age of travel and enjoy beautiful views of the Mendip countryside on a relaxing ride on East Somerset Railway’s heritage steam train. After your steam train ride, relax in the Whistlestop Café and tuck into a delicious cream tea, including two scones, clotted cream, butter, jam and tea or coffee. Finish a fantastic day with a visit to East Somerset Railway’s engine shed, museum, gift shop, David Shepherd Discovery Centre, miniature railway and signal box – it’s a fascinating look behind the scenes of a working heritage railway.

What's included?
  • A steam train ride on the East Somerset Railway
  • Cream tea in the Whistlestop Café, including two scones, clotted cream, butter, jam and tea or coffee
  • Access to all the attractions and features at the East Somerset Railway, including the engine shed, museum, gift shop, David Shepherd Discovery Centre, miniature railway and signal box
What do I need to know?
  • All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences
  • Your voucher is valid for two people
  • Available on Saturdays and Sundays, with an additional Wednesday service in June, July, September and October and Thursday service during the peak summer holiday season
  • Valid during March–October, excluding August and major event days
  • The signal box and miniature railway are open on specific days, please enquire upon point of booking
  • Please let the restaurant know of any dietary requirements at the point of booking
  • All dates are subject to availability

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Customer Reviews
4 out of 5 (based on 6 reviews)
fantastic day out
07 February 2023
really enjoyable and nostalgic day out. Very well organised and wonderful cream tea would highly recommend
Dave
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Father's Day
Very good
07 February 2023
Lovely train ride and a very good cream tea overall an excellent day out
Dogend
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Worse present ever
22 June 2021
I bought this for my husbands 60th and we were both very very disappointed the train ride was shorter than we expected the cream tea was ok but definitely wouldn't do it again or recommend to any one
Response from Buyagift
By Lynsey, Customer Services, 29 Jun 2021
Hi there, thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience fully. I have passed your comments to our events team to ensure they are aware of your comments and future improvements can be made. Thanks again for taking the time to leave your feedback.
Sandra
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Birthday
Average couple of hours
12 June 2021
Okay but needs more length of train ride only around 15 minutes each way
Response from Buyagift
By Lynsey, Customer Services, 29 Jun 2021
Hi there, thanks for your feedback about your recent experience, I am sorry to hear this did not meet your expectations. I've passed your feedback on to the provider to make them aware of your comments and allow them to make improvements where possible in future. Thanks again for taking the time to leave us your review!
Mike
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Superb gift
11 November 2020
Excellent experience from start to finish. Very professional and attentive staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Aware of COVID regulations and made us all fe safe. Thank you
Marg
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Anniversay
Amazing day out
21 October 2020
Amazing place staff are ever so friendly and will do any thing to help, you can tell that they are passionate about what they do
J ford
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Anniversay
Steam Train Ride on the East Somerset Railway with Cream Tea in the Whistlestop Cafe for Two
£42