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Dean Forest Railway

Attraction in or near Lydney -
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Take a magical 8.5 mile trip through the medieval forest to Parkend on The Dean Forest Railway. Experience the sight, sounds and smells of travel on a rural branch railway operated by steam trains - with some heritage diesel services.

There is free parking, cafeteria, museum and gift shop at Norchard station.  There are also stations at Parkend, Whitecroft, Lydney Town and Lydney Junction where it is possible to join the train.

You pay once & can ride all day – stations are near real ale pubs, park, shops, footpaths and cycle paths – with longer walks to the restored Lydney Docks and RSPB Nagshead.

  • Check the website for operating days and timetables. 
  • The Railway also runs family events and dining trains.

 

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Prices

Adults£11
Child (5-16yrs) £5
Child under 5 Free
Seniors (60+)£10
Family (2A+2C) £30
Prices are for all day rover tickets. Groups of 20+ may deduct 15%
Does not apply to some special events.

Detailed Information

Take a magical 8.5 mile trip through the medieval forest to Parkend on The Dean Forest Railway. Experience the sight, sounds and smells of travel on a rural branch railway operated by steam trains - with some heritage diesel services.

There is free parking, cafeteria, museum and gift shop at Norchard station.  There are also stations at Parkend, Whitecroft, Lydney Town and Lydney Junction where it is possible to join the train.

You pay once & can ride all day – stations are near real ale pubs, park, shops, footpaths and cycle paths – with longer walks to the restored Lydney Docks and RSPB Nagshead.

  • Check the website for operating days and timetables. 
  • The Railway also runs family events and dining trains.

 

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Please mention the Tourism Association Special Offer when making a booking

Upcoming Events at Dean Forest Railway

Day out with Thomas

Today - 2nd May 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

Day out with Thomas

19th August 2016 - 21st August 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Day out with Thomas

28th October 2016 - 30th October 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

Day out with Thomas

3rd December 2016 - 4th December 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Address
Forest Road
Lydney
Gloucestershire
GL15 4ET
Call: 01594 845840
O/S Ref: SO 629 043

Directions

From A48 Gloucester to Chepstow road, take B4234 from Lydney to Parkend. Dean Forest Railway is on your left after approximately 2 miles.

Note The above directions are to our main centre at Norchard Station. Similarly the marker on the map is at Norchard.

February to November plus Christmas time.  See website for details.