Local Interest

All aboard the Hestercombe Express!

Fancy a nostalgic train trip? The West Somerset Railway and Hestercombe Gardens have teamed up to create an enjoyable relaxing day out.

From May to end of September - every Wednesday - The Hestercombe Express travels from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard with a coach to collect you at the station bringing you to Hestercombe Gardens.  

To book and for more details telephone The West Somerset Railway on 01643 704996.


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For less than £7.25 a day, choose from around 200 iconic heritage sites, Treasure Houses and hidden gems across England including HESTERCOMBE! Visit their pages on this link:

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