Newton Abbot Travel Club

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A railway lovers weekend break experiencing return trips on both

WSR & SVR lines.

 

Sunday 

Depart Newton Abbot approx 08.30 to catch the 10.15 steam train from Bishops Lydiard to Minehead.  Time to look around and get lunch in Minehead before catching the 14.10 train back to Bishops Lydiard.

We make our way then to Swindon for our overnight stay at Hilton Doubletree.

 

Monday

After breakfast we plan on departing again at 08.30 making our way to Kidderminster, a chance to look around their museum before catching the 11.00 train to Highley where its a short walk to the Engine Room,

home to a reserve collection of full-size steam locomotives. The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre  takes you on a fascinating railway journey.  Marvel at the massive locomotives, delve into the intriguing history of Britain's railways, enjoy themed exhibitions of unique railway vehicles and meet Gordon, the blue engine! There is also a gift shop and  small restaurant, with its panoramic views across the Severn Valley.

We then catch the 13.10 train to Bridgnorth, a 30 min break to stretch your legs and photograph the engines etc before catching the 14.10 to Kidderminster arriving approx 15.30 where our coach should be waiting to bring  us home.

 

Included in the price of the break

 

Coach travel with pickups, Forde Park Newton Abbot, Railway Station (park side) B&Q, Greenhill Way route Kingsteignton & Exeter Services

Dinner Bed & Breakfast @ Hilton Doubletree Swindon

Return ticket Bishops Lydiard/Minehead

Return ticket Kidderminster/Bridgnorth

Visit to Engine Room @ Highley

 

£149 per person sharing

£25 single supplement (limited availability)

 

£25 non refundable deposit with booking

Balance by 12th September 2021

 

 

 

 

CHUFFING & PUFFING

SUNDAY 24TH/MONDAY 25TH  OCTOBER 2021