Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Type:Steam Railway

The Railway Station
GL54 5DT

Tel: 01242 621405

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket prices are available on the website, discounts for groups over 10 booked in advance.



  • Gift Shop


  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Free travel
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop
  • Tea Rooms - Tea room at Winchcombe Station


  • On-Site café/restaurant - At Toddington Station & on-train buffet
  • Picnic Site - At Toddington & Winchcombe
  • Restaurant - The Flag & Whistle Cafe as Toddington Station provides a variety of hot and cold food and if notified in advance can cater for birthday parties, themed evenings, wedding anniversaries and other special occasions. See our web site for details.

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - We have a dedicated play area for children at Toddington Station.

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - A ticket is required for dogs to travel on the train
  • Event Venue - Stations at: Broadway, Toddington, Hayles Abbey Halt, Winchcombe, Gotherington and Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Shop - Shops at Toddington and Cheltenham Racecourse Stations
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - Please note there are no Toilet Facilities at Gotherington Station.

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2.5 hours
  • Film or TV location - Father Brown and some episodes of Doctor Who have been filmed on our line. Other programs such as Escape to the Country have also featured our railway.
  • In countryside - Superb views
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking - at Toddington and Cheltenham Racecourse
  • On site parking - No on-site parking at Broadway until late 2018
  • Parking (free) - Free parking is available at Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham Racecourse Stations.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Any group wishing to have a guided tour of the Toddington site must make that clear when making the Group Booking to see if it can be arranged.

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - The minimum size for a Group is 10 people. Please contact our Group Travel office, see our web site for further details.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Opening (7 Mar 2023 - 3 Jan 2024)

* Check website for full timetable details. Open weekends, bank holidays & selected weekdays April to October.


Road Directions

The GWSR is based in the area known as the Cotswolds, and is not far from Cheltenham and the City of Gloucester. It is approximately 40 miles from Oxford, 45 miles from Birmingham, 50 miles from Bristol, and 15 miles from the picturesque town of Stow-on-the-Wold.  Cheltenham Race Course – GL50 4SH – the station and car park are within the grounds of the race course, accessed from the main race course roundabout. Folow the signs once inside the race course to park next to our station. Toddington – GL54 5DT - 10 miles east of M5 junction 9, at the junction of the B4077 and B 4632. 5 miles from Broadway, follow B4632 Winchcombe and brown signs from the village. Winchcombe – GL54 5LD - the station is in the village of Greet on the B4078 Winchcombe to Evesham road. Gotherington halt – is off Granna Lane in Gotherington. There is no public car parking, access on foot only please. 

Hayles Abbey Halt - is on Slater's Lane, Hailes, about 1 mile from the Abbey. THere is no parking at the Halt 

Broadway - WR12 7DF - is on the B4632 Station Road/Evesham Road, Broadway, about 15 minutes walk from the centre of the vilage. Car parking is available in the public car park off Childswickham Road (Pay and Display). 

Public Transport Directions

By Coach: Stagecoach buses run from Cheltenham town and mainline rail station on the service D to the race course park and ride stop. From there you need to walk alongside the car parks to the rear of the grandstands to our station which is signposted, just 500 yards north from the A435 roundabout. To confirm bus times please call Glos County Council 01452 425 610.

Marchants Coaches operate a service which stops near to Winchcombe station from Royal Well in Cheltenham – please note our station is in Greet not Winchcombe itself. This service also operates to Toddington station and some buses run through from Evesham. Please call Marchants Coaches on Tel 01242 257714 for details. 

Broadway station is served by the NN Cresswell’s Rural 4 bus service from Evesham Bus Station (Stand E), Mondays to Saturdays, Johnsons Excelbus Service 1, and Marchants Coaches 606S Service from Stratford-Upon-Avon and Chipping Campden. Further details of bus services in Broadway are available on the Visit Broadway Bus Services web page. Please check the bus companies’ timetables for details. By Rail: The nearest mainline station to the south is Cheltenham. This is about 3 miles from our Race Course station – bus details as above or the walk is signposted. Evesham Railway Station is about 10 minutes walk from the bus station in the centre of Evesham, then bus to Broadway (as above) for the north end of the line.   


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