We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Severn Valley Railway

Number One 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
+44 1562 757900
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Birthday outing.

Birthday present for a 70 year old and throughly enjoyed every moment. Travelled from Bridgnorth to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
artherwebb
,
Wst Midlands
Great Afternoon Out

Travelled from Kiddiminster to Bewdley and back, Wonderful period architecture at both stations in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DaveBAmersham
,
Amersham
via mobile
Read all 2,066 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Severn Valley Railway offers a fantastic heritage steam and diesel service between Kidderminster, Worcestershire and Bridgnorth Shropshire. We operate over 200 days a year and offer a perfect day out that includes a superb visitor centre at Highley Station called The Engine House.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“engine house” (201 reviews)
“severn valley” (150 reviews)
“return journey” (67 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Number One 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1562 757900
Write a ReviewReviews (2,066)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"engine house"
in 201 reviews
"severn valley"
in 150 reviews
"return journey"
in 67 reviews
"murder mystery"
in 38 reviews
"hampton loade"
in 31 reviews
"steam engine"
in 35 reviews
"kidderminster station"
in 98 reviews
"rover ticket"
in 41 reviews
"beautiful countryside"
in 36 reviews
"day ticket"
in 22 reviews
"sunday lunch"
in 40 reviews
"rolling stock"
in 52 reviews
"lovely trip"
in 22 reviews
"line ticket"
in 33 reviews
"step back in time"
in 34 reviews
"the cliff"
in 26 reviews
"flying scotsman"
in 35 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 2,057 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Birthday present for a 70 year old and throughly enjoyed every moment. Travelled from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster and then returned stopping at Bewdley and Highley to see the visitor centre. It certainly bought back all sounds and smells from when I was young. A PERFECT...More

Thank artherwebb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelled from Kiddiminster to Bewdley and back, Wonderful period architecture at both stations in keeping with the bygone age of steam including old tin signs and beautiful flower arrangements. All the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and clearly passionate intent on providing a great service. Bewdley...More

Thank DaveBAmersham
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago

A small group of were staying in Kidderminster for a family event, and decided to take The Scenic Evening Tour. Unfortunately due to risk of fire, steam engines could not be used but we travelled in an original 1960's DMU. The stations are all maintained...More

Thank SteveL_Canterbury
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wanted a surprise day out for my girlfriend on her birthday. Bought 2 tickets for the railway, the option I opted for was return from Kidderminster to Bridgenorth and included entrance to the visitor centre at Arley which we visited on return journey. There are...More

Thank DaveVBrown
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited for one of their two weekends in July that concentrates on the 1940’s. What a wonderful experience from sirens and bombing with Anderson shelter. A black market stall, old style sweet shop, local grocery shop showing everything for sale during the war including...More

Thank Honora575
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on the 1940s historic reanactment and it was a great day.the attention to detail amazed me.we had lunch at the pub at Arley,very picturesque. The train staff were really helpful and the stations had made a great effort to make it authentic

Thank Sandra T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether you are a railway enthusiast or just have a passing interest, there is something for everyone on the Severn Valley Railway. Even if you are not into trains, it is still a great way to view the scenery, and plenty to see at towns...More

Thank markH8236GX
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Severn Valley Railway runs trains most days of the year up the beautiful Severn Valley. Most trains are diesel hauled, but on the right day you can have the pleasure of being hauled by one of their heritage steam locos. The staff wear railway...More

Thank dickybirdta
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a memorable day out travelling on the locomotives, Each station has its own exhibits,and if you plan your day you can get off and on at most station. We got off at Bewdley and was lucky enough to climb on the steam engine as...More

1  Thank 203Magic
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

was a fantastic day the weather was fantastic the atmosphere was over whelming and the relation to the 1940s was just like being there. there was a lot of things going on to a wedding, a battle re-enactment, churchhill etc I got to meet Laurel...More

1  Thank balawaya
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Kidderminster
Premier Inn Kidderminster Hotel
775 reviews
.76 km away
Travelodge Kidderminster
494 reviews
1.03 km away
Gainsborough House Hotel
556 reviews
1.79 km away
Hogarths Stone Manor
980 reviews
3.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Petite Gare
241 reviews
.13 km away
Cafe Mia
19 reviews
.21 km away
The Station Inn
315 reviews
.21 km away
Sher-E-Punjab
491 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of Carpet
145 reviews
.33 km away
Kidderminster Railway Museum
48 reviews
.08 km away
Brinton Park
10 reviews
1.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
slj60
30 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Flying_Brummie |
Hi Kidderminster (Town) is probably the nearest, but it's not much further to Bewdley which is a little quieter.
1
Vote
scareypants
28 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SilverNomad04 | Reviewed this property |
Hi scareypants, In my opinion there is no “best” way to do it. Parking at Kidderminster is going to be pretty chaotic I’m sure. If you go on their website they give you three postcodes for parking, so the earlier the better... More
1
Vote
KKMA1
27 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from mikefre3 | Reviewed this property |
The Engine House at Highley is a must. Trains, lovely cafe, shop and playground. Then on to Bridgnorth where there is a funicular railway up the cliff. We went in Feb with nephew and had a great full day. Nice bars at Kiddy... More
2
Votes