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Gartell Light Railway

Common Lane, Yenston, BA8 0NB

Description

The Gartell Light Railway runs on 2-foot-gauge track and was first opened to the public in 1990. At present, the GLR is three quarters of a mile long, and half a mile runs along the track bed of the old Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway.

Gartell Light Railway
The Gartell Light Railway is owned and operated by three generations of the Gartell family. The railway runs on two-foot-gauge track and was first opened to the public in 1990. The line's principal station is at Common Lane, where there is a large car park, the NEW track-side refreshment room, ticket office and shop. The Visitor centre is located on platform 2 with various railway memorabilia. At present, the GLR is about three quarters of a mile in length, and half a mile runs along the track bed of the old Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway.

Outside of public open days, the railway is available for private bookings and the Pines Function Room is available to hire.
 

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Pricing

Adult

(Per Ticket)

£7.00

Child

(Per Ticket)

£3.50

Concession

(Per Ticket)

£5.50

Family

(Per Ticket)

£19.00

Facilities

ACCESSIBILITY

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        ESTABLISHMENT FEATURES

          LANGUAGES SPOKEN

            PARKING & TRANSPORT

              PET INFORMATION

                SPECIALIST FEATURES

                  TOURS & DEMONSTRATIONS

                    TRAVEL & TRADE

                      • Coach parking

                      • Conference facilities

                      • Dogs Accepted

                      • Educational Visits Accepted

                      • Event venue

                      • Family Fun

                      • Groups accepted

                      • Guide dogs permitted

                      • In countryside

                      • Marketed towards families

                      • Max group size

                      • Min group size

                      • No Smoking Attraction

                      • On site parking

                      • On-Site café/restaurant

                      • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

                      • Outdoor Attraction

                      • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

                      • Picnic Site

                      • Ramp/Level Access

                      • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)

                      • Toilets

                      • Toilets for disabled visitors

                      Public Transport Directions

                      Bus/Route No: 58
                      Route Description: Yeovil - Wincanton (Daily)
                      Yeovil - Shaftsbury (Mon-Sat, not public holidays)
                      Proximity to Bus Stop: Alight at Yenstone. 1/2 mile walk
                      Disability Access: Only on Sundays and Bank Holidays
                      Rail- Templecombe station (south west trains: Waterloo-Exeter line) 1 1/4 mile walk.

                      Contact

                      Gartell Light Railway
                      Common Lane
                      Yenston
                      Nr Templecombe
                      BA8 0NB
                      United Kingdom


                      T: 01963 370752

                      F: 01963 370752

                      E: charlie@gartell.co.uk

                      W: glr-online.co.uk/


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