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Steam Railway, £3-£12

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Contact

Enquiries

01782 396210

Address

Caverswall Road,
Blythe Bridge,
Stoke-On-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST11 9BG

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 27 - Sun 28 Sep Autumn Steam Gala
Sun 5 Oct Steam Cream Land Cruise Train
Wed 29 Oct Halloween Steam Cream Land Cruise Train
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Nov Santa Specials
Sat 6 - Wed 24 Dec Santa Specials

Details

A nostalgic 5.5 mile round steam train ride, through the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands countryside and visitors can travel all day on the same ticket. The railway is home to over 40 steam, diesel, electric locomotives with a 1 mile extension soon to open, so the train can go all the way to the colliery in Dilhorne. Enabling visitors to travel on the steepest standard gauge preserved railway in the UK (1:19 gradient).

For further details see www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Opening times:
April to October, weekend and Summer Wednesdays
December, weekends
Please note: Closed November, January, February and March

Prices

Adult Ticket from £7.50 - £12.00
Child Ticket from £3.00
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) from £15.00 - £25.00
Concession (OAP) from £5.50 - £9.00
Free car parking

Location

Directions

See location of Foxfield Steam Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 956420  Lat: 52.97554 Long: -2.06647

Foxfield Steam Railway is located off the A50 between Uttoxeter and Stoke at Blythe Bridge (Please follow the brown tourist signs off the A50)
The railway is located 0.5 miles away from the Blythe Bridge main line station. Approx 10-15 minutes easy walking distance away (slight up hill walk)
Bus routes stop near to the Blythe Bride main line station (Phone First Bus Company 08708 500868)

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 km from Blythe Bridge station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
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