Bideford Railway Heritage Centre

Bideford Railway Heritage Centre

The Bideford Railway Heritage Centre is a volunteer-run museum located in the West Country of England

Visitors can explore over 100 years of local railway heritage, from artifacts such as early locomotives to interactive exhibitions and displays

The museum includes an old Signal Box that dates back over 150 years, where visitors can come and discover the rich history of the railways which are linked with the region, as well as learning more about how they continue to play an important role in Britain’s transport network today

The Museum also has a variety of model railways on display, along with medical and ticket offices, signal boxes and historic photos

There are also interactive activities related to train development and engineering, such as track laying demonstrations

The Centre also hosts fun family-friendly activities such as dress up days, model railway workshop sessions and other special events

Those interested in learning more about the past of England’s railways will enjoy a visit to the Bideford Railway Heritage Centre


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Visitor centre & museum devoted to Bideford railway history, with exhibits & tea in old rail cars.

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Address: 4 Station Hill, Bideford EX39 4BB, UK

Fenriss Wolfe avatarFenriss Wolfe
a year ago
Lovely place with wonderful people Very warm and friendly staff that couldn't do more to help Wonderful day trip Thoroughly worth a visit
Lewis Andrews avatarLewis Andrews
4 years ago
The Heritage Centre has been totally restored over the past 12 months. The Museum is open 10am-4pm daily which includes "Tea On The Train" which serves wonderful refreshments. The Museum is based in the railway parcels van and the Signal Van – both are open and free!
RF Shortwaves avatarRF Shortwaves
3 years ago
We went along the Tarka Trail on bikes and came across this amazing place. Had some food and a pot of Tea and the kids enjoyed the Gisto8of this place. Great place to visit in Devon.
Alan Cook avatarAlan Cook
2 weeks ago
Stopped for a drink and snack as part of our bike ride. Basic (no toilets)but quaint
Karen H avatarKaren H
5 months ago
One of Bidefords little gems, definitely worth a visit. It's kept looking lovely by volunteers and new members and volunteers are always welcome. I would recommend anyone to stop and have a breather here when passing through on the Tarka Trail.
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The address for Bideford Railway Heritage Centre we have is: 4 Station Hill, Bideford EX39 4BB, UK. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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