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Steaming Days at Didcot Railway Centre - Enjoy Unlimited Steam Engine Rides, Up to 38% off

Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire

Unique summer day out

Saturday 30th June - Sunday 2nd September 2018

Suitable for 0-100 years

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All Aboard for a wonderfully timeless family experience. Be transported back to the golden age of locomotives as you enjoy stunning locomotives, coaches and wagons from 1930s and beyond. Plus discover the interactive Science, Learning and Railways Exhibition and explore the impact of the railway.

  • Ticket valid for any weekend steaming day over the summer!
  • A fun family day out during the school summer holidays.
  • Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind Great Western steam locomotives, Steam Railmotor or Diesel Railcar.
  • Unlimited rides so you can travel in style as many times as you like! 
  • Why not take a picnic? Enjoy the fresh air and take in the full view of the trains as they pass by! 
  • Learn the important science and history behind rail travel with the Science, Learning and Railways Exhibition
  • See a fully restored WWII Air Raid Shelter
  • Mementoes can be purchased at a gift shop and appetites sated at a refreshments room.  
Dates and Prices


Your ticket can be redeemed as admission on any of the steaming days specified below.

Opening times are from 10.30am to 5.00pm

  • Saturday 30th June
  • Sunday 1st July
  • Saturday 7th July
  • Saturday 14th July
  • Sunday 15th July
  • Saturday 21st July
  • Sunday 22nd July
  • Saturday 28th July
  • Sunday 29th July
  • Saturday 4th August
  • Sunday 5th August
  • Saturday 11th August
  • Sunday 12th August
  • Saturday 18th August
  • Sunday 19th August
  • Saturday 25th August
  • Monday 27th August
  • Saturday 1st September
  • Sunday 2nd September

Price Information: 

  • £5 for Child Steaming Day Admission (3-15yrs), 38% off
  • £6.50 for Concession Steaming Day Admission (over 60s), 35% off
  • £7 for Adult Steaming Day Admission, 36% off
  • Under 3s ride free! 
Need to Know
  • Your ticket can be redeemed as admission on any of the steaming days specified in the Dates and Prices tab. 
  • No booking required. Present printed Little Bird ticket on arrival. 
  • Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Step-free access available.
  • Ticket can only be used once but can be used for any of the given dates. 
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the Centre but they should be kept on a lead. To ensure the comfort of all visitors please remove any ‘mess’ that your pet may leave behind.
  • Hot and cold snacks are available in the Refreshment Room and the gift shop will be open. Further admission tickets are always available on the gate but will be sold at the regular admission prices.
  • No booking for a specific date required.
  • Step-free access available.
  • No refunds available
How to Redeem
  • Please print your LittleBird e-Ticket and take it with you to the entrance.
  • You will receive your LittleBird e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Didcot Railway Centre
OX11 7NJ

Nearest Park: Smallbone Recreation Park
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