Bucks Rail Tour: Steam Train and Afternoon Tea
Tour Days: Sundays Time: 11- 4pm
2019 Dates of Tour: April 7th, 14th and 28th, May 12th, June 9th and 23rd, July 7th and 28th, August 11th, September: 1st, 15th and 29th
Description of Tour:
Step back in time and experience the romance of travel from a time gone by as you soak up a stunning Buckinghamshire steam train ride on this immaculate ride as part of this tour.
The Bucks Rail is a Heritage train, operated by a dedicated staff team of steam and rail enthusiast and passionate volunteers, passionate about the rail and keen to share their knowledge of yester year rail travel..
Your day begins at the Rail centre Quainton Buckinghamshire.
After registration, and short comfort break,guests will be met and given an informative guided tour of the centre and the museum( This is optional but highly recommended.
As part of the tour, guests will Visit the beautiful glass-roofed visitor centre with more to see, including meticulously restored engines and carriages from times past.
Guests will Visit the carriages and test their knowledge.
Rail enthusiast will have plenty to occupy their time.
Guests will then have the opportunity to explore the miniature rail way centre,the museum shop and the picnic area weather permitting.
The highlight of the tour, will be the unlimited steam train rides followed by an afternoon tea.
Visit the beautiful glass-roofed visitor centre with more to see, including meticulously restored engines and carriages from times past. hot and cold
Visit the carriages and test your knowledge.
The tour includes unlimited steam train rides ; an opportunity to travel on the miniature rail.
Take a peek at the coach repair centre and enjoy the picnic area.
After your tour of the site and completion of your steam journey, you will be served your afternoon tea at the restaurant.
To enhance your experience and add value to your Bucks visit, there is local working Windmill to visit.
Waddesdon Manor, the amazing French Chateau and originally owed by the Rothchilds, there a the opportunity to visit the large and extensive grounds of this Manor; close by 7 mins ride away if self driving.
Your ticket allows you to enjoy the museum; explore the miniature mini railway; travel extensively the steam train and enjoy your afternoon tea at the restaurant\cafe.
This is a self guided tour with option for guests to have a guided tour of the museum. ; Customers can have unlimited steam train rides.
11am- Arrival at the Bucks Railcentre ticket office and collect their tickets from the office.
- 15 Comfort Break
11.30am – Optional Guided Tour of Museum.
12.30 Explore the grounds
1.00- 3.00;Steam train Rides and explore the miniature railway.
3.00; Afternoon Tea )restaurant\cafe).
4.00 End of Tour.
Travel to Bucks Rail, Quainton, Bucks
Train: Marylebone station train to Aylesbury Vale Parkway (last stop). Local taxis to the rail centre pre booking essential.
Address of Bucks Rail:
Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury Buckinghamshire
from the Visitor Centre towards the train rides.
SatNav postcode: HP22 4BY
Guided tour of Museum, is approx. 1 hour.
There is ample car parking at rail centre.
Afternoon Tea Option
The afternoon tea menu served on this tour is below and it is a variation of the traditional afternoon tea. It is a substantial meal all the same.
Selection of Sandwiches – with vegetarian option.
Tea or Coffee.
All customers with valid vouchers will be provided with details on how to redeem their vouchers by Chigwell Tours.