Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre
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Visitor Information

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Coach & Group Visits

Parties are welcome on any day of the year (except at Christmas) but arrangements must be made in advance for visits when Didcot Railway Centre is not otherwise open, and is advisable on other occasions.

Didcot Railway Centre’s admission prices depend on the event and range from £5 to £12 (adults), £4 to £10 (children) and £4.50 to £11 (over 60s).  There is a 10% discount on normal admission prices for groups of 10 or more who book in advance.  Group visits are not available on Days Out With Thomas or Father Christmas.

Summary of Group Travel Options

Entry only (all days) 10% off normal admission charge Admission to Didcot Railway Centre
Entry plus a guide (all days) 10% off normal admission charge plus £1 per person for the guide Admission to Didcot Railway Centre, guide
Entry plus Railwaymen’s Lunch (Open days only) £20.50 per person Admission, guide, tea or coffee on arrival, and two course lunch with tea or coffee
Entry plus Cream Tea (Open days only) £13.00 per person Admission, guide and afternoon cream tea

All options include free admission and refreshments for the coach driver.

Groups may pay in advance or on entry.  If you have ordered food, we ask for a deposit of £30 per booking.

To make a booking please E-mail, 'phone 01235 817200 or download the Group Booking Form (113kb .pdf file)






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