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The Rum Train

Your first class rum tasting experience . . .

Saturday 13th July

The Rum Train

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! If you're a serious rum connoisseur or a Captain Jack Sparrow nut, our rum tasting experience is an absolute shiver me timbers for all!


We're bringing a Caribbean Fiesta to the Severn Valley! This is a truly unique Rum tasting experience in a stunning setting; travel aboard our 1936-built luxurious first class carriage (once hauled by the Flying Scotsman), whilst sipping rum cocktails and enjoying a relaxing day out with friends. A journey fit for any rum lover!

Your tasting experience will include:
  • Welcome cocktail to get the tasting session started and the rum flowing.
  • Tasting sequence of three rums to offer a wide spectrum of tasting notes. All three rums on the tasting menu will be served with paired nibbles.
  • Professional staff will run the event, giving an overview of each rum and answering any questions you may have as they are sampled. 
  • Following the tasting sequence, guests can choose their favourite rum and have it served as a full cocktail or drink.

The package includes:
  • Reserved, first class travel on a single train journey from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth, or Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, on a steam or heritage-diesel hauled train.
  • Full day 'Freedom of the Line' ticket permitting travel before or after the tasting experience on our public service trains, so you can spend a whole day on the Railway, and then return to your starting Station by rail. And remember, we have pubs at both Bridgnorth and Kidderminster too!
  • FREE entry into The Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley if you have time.
July 13th
Kidderminster departures 11.10am
(arriving 12.13pm)
3.30pm
(arriving 4.38pm)
Bridgnorth departures 1.25pm
(arriving 2.53pm)
5.40pm
(arriving 6.55pm)

Important Information:
  • There are 30 seats on each tasting experience. Your seats will be allocated around tables of two, or tables of four. Every seat will be filled, so you have the bonus of meeting new friends and rum enthusiasts alike!
  • Passengers must be aged 18 or over.
  • There is no disabled access into the vehicle.
  • You will be required to arrive 15 minutes before your selected departure time to check-in and be seated by our Steward.
  • If you are travelling on the 5.40pm service from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, there is no service train back to Bridgnorth.
Prices
Ticket
Adult / Senior
£50.00
Other information
Annual Family Pass not valid. Any discount schemes, concessions or complimentary tickets/vouchers are not valid on The Rum Train.
These tickets must be purchased in advance of your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1). These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance.
All pre-booked tickets are subject to a £1.75 booking fee.
Unfortunately, there is no disabled access to the vehicle.
TICKETS WILL BE DISPATCHED BY POST BY POST.


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