The Engine House - Attractions
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The Engine House

Home to HUGE locomotives, interactive exhibits, friendly cafe and lots more!

A different discovery every trip . . .

The Engine House

The Engine House is our purpose-built Visitor Centre at Highley. It is home to our reserve collection of full-size steam locomotives, railway artefacts and other exhibitions.

The Visitor Centre is an ideal stopping off point for any group enjoying the experience of a day in the Severn Valley, and remember, entry is FREE with 'Freedom of the Line' tickets.

Attractions include:

  • Display of full-size steam locomotives, including the little red engine, Lady Armaghdale.
  • Experience the age of royalty on rails aboard King George VI's royal carriage (tours available on request).
  • Jump aboard the Travelling Post Office - try your hand at sorting the mail!
  • Interesting exhibitions.
  • Cafe with the best views in the Valley from the terrace, offering hot and cold food, Afternoon Tea, and lots more.
  • Well-stocked gift shop with branded merchandise.
  • Full access for the less able.
  • Outside picnic area and children’s railway-themed play area.

Afternoon Tea

Quintessentially British, afternoon tea is not only one of our most famous pastimes, but also offers a welcome break from the rush of everyday life!

Combine the romance of steam and a scrumptious afternoon tea at The Engine House, Highley.

£15.95 per person.

Served to your table; sample our scrumptious selection of sandwiches, followed by a fresh, warmed scone with strawberry jam and clotted cream. You'll also be treated to a selection of miniature cakes and French macaroons. Tea or coffee accompanies the tasty treats, all whilst seated in our restaurant overlooking the Railway and river.

What's included:
  • Admission to The Engine House
  • Afternoon tea for one

To book, please call The Engine House at least 24 hours before your visit: 01746 862387. Travel tickets must be purchased separately at least 5 days in advance, or on the day from our Booking Offices.

What a tasty treat...

Afternoon Tea Prices
Afternoon Tea
Adult / Senior
Child / Member £15.95
These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance. These tickets do not include 'Freedom of the Line' tickets for travel.
Rail tickets MUST be purchased separately.
The experience includes FREE admission to The Engine House, our Visitor Centre at Highley, and Afternoon Tea for one.

The Engine House
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