Severn Valley Railway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Severn Valley Railway
The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage railway in Shropshire and Worcestershire, England. The 16-mile heritage line runs along the Severn Valley from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, following the course of the River Severn for much of its route, and crossing the river on the historic Victoria Bridge.The railway is the sixth-longest standard gauge heritage line in the United Kingdom. Train services are hauled predominantly by steam locomotives, with vintage diesel locomotives hauling occasionally.
Attractions Near Severn Valley Railway
Bridgnorth Castle and Gardens
0.2km from Severn Valley Railway
Bridgnorth Castle was founded in 1101 by Robert de Belleme, the son of the French Earl, Roger de Montgomery, who succeeded his father to become the Earl of Shrewsbury. Parts of the great tower still remain, but because of the damage caused during the Civil War, it now leans at an angle of 15 degrees, four times the lean of the leaning tower of Pisa.
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway Bottom Station
0.28km from Severn Valley Railway
The Bridgnorth Cliff Railway, also known as the Bridgnorth Funicular Railway or Castle Hill Railway, is a funicular railway in the town of Bridgnorth in the English county of Shropshire. The line links the Low Town of Bridgnorth, adjacent to the River Severn, with the High Town, adjacent to the ruins of Bridgnorth Castle. It is one of the steepest railways in the country, and at least one source claims it is both the steepest and shortest.
1.21km from Severn Valley Railway
Daniels Mill and it’s impressive waterwheel have been carefully restored to it’s former glory. The watermill is virtually unaltered since the 18th Century and was in the ownership of the same family for over 250 years. It is now a Charitable Trust whose purpose is to operate and maintain the Mill for future generations.
National Trust - Dudmaston Estate
5.18km from Severn Valley Railway
The National Trust's Dudmaston Estate, Shropshire, is a beautiful 17th century house with wooded parkland and sweeping gardens. The gardens are maginifcent with beautiful lakeside vistas leading the eye across the Shropshire countryside and a walk through the Dingle is a must. One of the iconic location where you can enjoy the architectural legacy of ancient time as well as the beautiful nature.
5.55km from Severn Valley Railway
Dudmaston is a 17th-century country house in Queen Anne style, built by Sir Thomas Wolryche (1672-1701) and filled with a superb art collection, including ceramics and Dutch art. It comprises the main hall, the landscaped gardens, parkland, managed woodlands, lakeside, farmland and the estate cottages, for example at Quatt, a model village designed by London architect John Birch in 1870 for the workers and tenants of the estate.
Coalport China Museum
9.7km from Severn Valley Railway
he Coalport China MThe Coalport China Museum is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums administered by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. It was home to the famous firm until 1926 and is filled with the finest examples of their work. The factory's unusual buildings contain colourful displays depicting a history of china-making, as well as demonstration workshops where, during school holidays, you'll be able to have a go yourself.useum is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums administered by t
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