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Gather your group and climb aboard for an outing with a difference!

Here at the Bodmin & Wenford Railway we can offer group outings, private parties on board, in carriages and on the platform, and educational visits with something to write home about!

Group Visits

We are delighted to offer special visits for pre-booked groups of ten people or more, which can be tailored to your requirements and budget. Get in touch to discuss how we can make your visit an unforgettable journey back in time to the glorious era of steam.

Make your group visit extra special

Great news! Travelling as a pre-booked group provides a discount on your ticket price for our standard train services and includes reserved seating.

Discounts are available for pre-booked groups of ten or more people, on all trains with the exception of Dining Trains and Santa by Steam. Contact us to discuss rates.

Parking for coaches can be reserved at Bodmin General by pre-arrangement and groups arriving from the national rail network may join our trains at Bodmin Parkway.

Catering: Delicious, locally sourced Cornish Cream Teas can be arranged for groups at the Cornish Rail Coffee Co Café. Other food and drink options, including an on board bar, are available either on-board or from our Cornish Rail Coffee Co Café. We are delighted to cater to most dietary requirements with advance notice, including gluten free and vegan options. Please contact us to discuss your catering and dietary requirements.

Guided tours of Bodmin General Station including ‘behind-the-scenes’ visits to the locomotive shed and maintenance workshops are available subject to access.

To plan your visit, first, take a look at our timetable page, and click on the date to see the timetable for the day. If we are not running on the day you require don’t worry, we may be able to run a train especially for you. Next, get in touch with us and we’ll be delighted to assist in the planning of your visit.

Special Occasion?

Why not sit back and enjoy an afternoon tea with sparkling wine surrounded by your nearest and dearest, over a gentle two hour journey by steam?

Not your cup of tea? How about an atmospheric evening of live music, cocktails and canapés on the vintage station platform as the sun sets over Bodmin General?

As well as our trains and vintage carriages, the 1950’s style station platform at Bodmin General serves as the perfect alternative venue for all kinds of special events or occasions.

Whatever you think constitutes the perfect event, the Bodmin & Wenford Railway has it all!  Get in touch, we’d love to discuss your ideas with you.

Educational Visits

Students of all ages will benefit from a visit to Bodmin General, and we can cover a wide range of subjects from history to engineering.

Students can visit the Victorian station, the locomotive shed and maintenance workshops and can journey on a heritage steam or diesel train.

To find out more, read our School Bookings Sheet, our contact us to discuss and book!

Why not ask us about a joint visit with our neighbours at Bodmin Keep for a WW1 Trench or WW2 Evacuee Experience? Click here to visit the Cornwall’s Regimental Museum website.

Group Tours of Bodmin General

New for 2021, we’re offering Behind the Scenes Tours of Bodmin General to groups of 30 or more during the evenings or days we’re closed. Tours take you round the Station, Signal Box and our Workshops, giving you the chance to get really close to most of the behind the scenes areas most passengers don’t!

Read our Group Tours Leaflet to find out more! To book, discuss rates or any further questions please contact us.

Ready to plan your visit?

Get in touch!

If you have questions or would like to discuss your requirements, please get in touch, we will be delighted to assist you. You can contact us during usual office hours, by telephone: 01208 73555 or email: [email protected]