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Dean Forest Railway
Forest Road

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The Friendly Forest Line
Standard Gauge Heritage railway operating mainly steam hauled passenger trains between Norchard and Lydney Junction and Parkend through the Forest with intermediate stations at Lydney Town and St Mary's Halt. Allow 2 hours for a round trip of 9 miles.

Norchard is the headquarters of the railway and has a large free car park, riverside and forest walks, gift shop, museum and Platelayers’ Buffet which is open on running days. Disabled facilities available.

On selected Sundays throughout the year the railway operates 'The Royal Forester Luncheon Dining Train', as well as steam and main-line diesel loco driving experience courses. Special events are staged throughout the year including Days out with Thomas and Santa Specials.


Months Open: Open all year for viewing
Running dates: March - Oct & Dec
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £10
Seniors: £9
Children: £5 (Under 5 - Free)
Family (2 + 2): £28
Prices may vary for special events
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café/Dining Car Train

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Lydney Park Gardens (1.82 miles)

Go Ape! (3.35 miles)

Jenner Museum (3.99 miles)

Dean Heritage Centre (4.05 miles)

Berkeley Castle (4.12 miles)

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