VIP Exclusive Europe’s Steepest Steam Train Ride at Fawley Hill Rail & Museum with Sumptious Afternoon Tea Tour ( Henley on Thames)
Date of Tour: Saturday 13th July - 1 Day ONLY
Time: 11.30am- Outside Henley on Thames Railway Station
Group bookings available.
Groups of 5 or more gets 5% Ddiscount .
This exclusive 1 day private visit to Fawley Hill rail, provides you with an exciting experience to ride Europe’s steepest steam climb set in 250 acres of glorious countryside and animal sanctuary. You can enjoy a museum tour. Finally enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea and free time.
Book Now Group bookings available.
Description of Tour:
Be one of the exclusive guest this summer to enjoy the thrill of a Fawley Hill train experience over the glorious undulating rolling English countryside on a glorious English summer’s day.
The late Lord William McAlphine heritage rail at Fawley was built in the late 1960’s. and its survives today, it stands as a legacy to his passion for all things rail and travel!
Fawley Hill, set in the beautiful,grounds specially purchased to develop this heritage rail and to provide a sanctuary for birds. It is easy to feast your eyes on 250 acres of glorious summer English countryside as you enjoy this wonderful experience. As your tour progress, you come into contact and catch glimpses of the many rare breed of birds, who the sanctuary provides a home.
This exclusive VIP 1 day tour will enable you to experience the thrill of riding on the steepest hill climb steam train in Europe And then enjoy a guided tour of his heritage museum. Finally, enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea and some free time.
Fawley Hill is situated 15 minits from Henley on Thames.
11:30am: Meet your tour guide at Henley on Thames station. Trains from Paddington).
Guests will enjoy a 15 minutes drive through beautiful historic villages, rural landscape, before arriving at Fawley Hill.
12.00-Arrival and comfort break.
12.15pm: Exploration of Fawley Hill.
There will be the opportunity to enjoy the scenery as you enjoy the steam train rides.
Historically, the foundations for this great rail, began in the late 1960’s by Lord William McAlphine , the Scottish builder and rail enthusiasts during the hayday of his construction empire. Developed over the decades, and and lovingly maintained andd preserved.
The museum. Housed in a separate building, it overlooks the site, and from where, you can appreciate the wonderful countryside scene.
You can opt for a full guided tour of the museum, which takes 1 hour. The guided tour , will provide you with a fascinating adventure and history of all things steam and rail! A haven for any rail enthusiaste! Has the worlds largest collection of all things and artefacts related to rail, steam and railway travel.
Fawley Hill rail,is only opened 6 times a year. Visit is by exclusive invitation only.
After your steam ride, and guided tour of the museum,your delicious afternoon tea, will be provided by the famous Its Time for Tea enterprise. Enjoy a delicious meal set against a scenic back drop.
Finally, you will have free time to explore the site before departure.
5.00; Departure to Henley on Thames station for return trains to Paddington London.
End of tour.
Further details call Kate or Symone on +44 208 500 9912
Fawley Hill is a private heritage rail, runn by a dedicated group of staff and volunteers.The late Lord McAlphine family fortune continues to support and the running and maintenance of this amazing wonderful enterprise.