Dean Forest Railway Museum

Dean Forest Railway Museum
Dean Forest Railway
Norchard Railway Centre
Forest Road
Lydney
Gloucestershire
GL15 4ET
England

Website

railway & museum information

www.dfr.co.uk

E-mail

dfr.museum@virginmedia.com

Telephone

General Enquiries

01594 845840

24 hour recorded information line

01594 843423

Fax

01594 845840

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Spend a moment of your visit to the Dean Forest Railway to look around with artefacts from the former Severn & Wye Joint Railway and associated Great Western & Midland Railways.

Venue Type:

Museum, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

10:30-17:00 March 1st to December 31st
11:00-16:00 Jan and Feb.

Admission charges

Free entry to museum

Getting there

By road: Large free car park at Norchard on the B4234 just north of Lydney. Easy access from M48, M4 and M5 to Lydney on the A48

By train: nearest station Lydney( allow a 10 min walk to DFR Lydney Junction Station). Direct trains from Cheltenham and South Wales with connections to Birmingham, London and Bristol.

By bus: Stagecoach service from Gloucester(allow 5 min walk to DFR Lydney Town Station)

Additional info

The museum is located through the shop at Norchard, and being on ground level is accessible to all visitors, elderly and wheelchair users included.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Social History, Land Transport

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Santa Specials

  • 20 — 21 December 2014 11am-5pm
  • 24 December 2014 From 11am

Worthwhile presents from Santa who visits the children in their seats.
Adults are not forgotten, they receive a miniature and a hot mince pie

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Where

Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Lydney, Glos

Admission

See dfr website for details. Book early- book on line

Website

http://www.dfr.co.uk

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New Year Mince Pie Specials

  • 28 December 2014 9:30am-5pm
  • 31 December 2014 — 1 January 2015

Steam trip through the winter Forest

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Lydney, Glos

Admission

See DFR Website

Website

http://www.dfr.co.uk

Getting there

By road: Large free car park at Norchard on the B4234 just north of Lydney. Easy access from M48, M4 and M5 to Lydney on the A48

By train: nearest station Lydney( allow a 10 min walk to DFR Lydney Junction Station). Direct trains from Cheltenham and South Wales with connections to Birmingham, London and Bristol.

By bus: Stagecoach service from Gloucester(allow 5 min walk to DFR Lydney Town Station)

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