TGV Visit to Blunsdon Railway

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are invited to an exclusive behind the scenes visit to Blunsdon Station on Sunday 5th August.

Part of the Swindon & Cricklade Railway, Blunsdon Station is located just a mile from Tadpole Garden Village – with this event a great way to find out about one of the closest attractions.

Here is the itinerary for the visit:

9.15am – Arrive

9.30am – Depart to Hayes Knoll for a behind-the-scenes tour. On arrival there will be a 30-minute stop, including time for a guided tour around the shed and signal box before the train returns down the line to Blunsdon.

10.30am – Depart to Taw Valley on with a guide to answer questions en-route.

11.11am – Arrive 11.11am for a cup of tea and a piece of cake (included in ticket price)

Ticket prices:

Adult £12

Children (16 and under) £8

0–5 years (free, max two children per paying Adult)

Tickets are limited in terms of numbers, so booking in advance is essential.

Payment can be made in person at Blunsdon Railway – Saturday and Sunday, 9.30am-5pm or email Community Mobiliser Chris Tanner for further information.