The Engine House - Attractions
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The Engine House

Home to some HUGE locomotives, other exhibits, comfortable restaurant and gift-shop.

A different discovery every time you visit!

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 and visit the footplate of our very own engine, Hinton Manor.
  • Experience the age of royalty on rails aboard King George VI's royal carriage (tours available at certain times).
  • 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 balcony, offering hot and cold food, hearty lunches and afternoon tea..
  • Well-stocked gift shop with branded  and SVR merchandise.
  • Full access for the less able.
  • Outside picnic area and children’s railway-themed play area.


The Engine House
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