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Cotswold Festival of Steam 2024

25 May

to

27 May

Welcome to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway's Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala.

Steam Gala 2024

Diesel Locomotive

Steam Locomotive

For Enthusiasts

GWSR Behind Closed Doors: Lifting The Curtain

1 Jun

to

1 Jun

This is a unique opportunity to visit our Loco Shed, Signal Box and Carriage & Wagon departments with your own tour guide in a group of 6.

Carriage & Wagon

Loco Department

Steam Locomotive

Special Events

For Enthusiasts

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Special

8 Jun

to

8 Jun

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Lunchtime Special

11 Jun

to

11 Jun

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

Real Ale Festival

14 Jun

to

16 Jun

Get ready for a journey back in time, where vintage locomotives and the finest brews come together in perfect harmony.

Diesel Locomotive

DMU / Railcar

Steam Locomotive

Food & Drink

For Enthusiasts

GWSR Behind Closed Doors: Lifting The Curtain

19 Jun

to

19 Jun

This is a unique opportunity to visit our Loco Shed, Signal Box and Carriage & Wagon departments with your own tour guide in a group of 6.

Carriage & Wagon

Loco Department

Steam Locomotive

Special Events

For Enthusiasts

Gold Footplate Steam Driving Experience

21 Jun

to

21 Jun

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

Afternoon Tea

23 Jun

to

23 Jun

Enjoy Cream Tea as you travel through the Cotswolds Countryside on a Steam hauled locomotive.....

Food & Drink

Special Events

Silver Footplate Steam Driving Experience

28 Jun

to

28 Jun

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

The Cheltenham Fryer - Murder Mystery Special

29 Jun

to

29 Jun

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

Diesel Driver Experience Class 45

5 Jul

to

5 Jul

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

Diesel Department

Diesel Locomotive

For Enthusiasts

Diesel Gala

12 Jul

to

14 Jul

Get ready for a weekend of thrilling locomotives, nostalgic journeys, and unforgettable experiences at the heart of the scenic Gloucestershire countryside. Our annual Diesel Gala promises a unique blend of vintage charm and modern power, celebrating the rich heritage of railway transportation.

Diesel Gala 2024

Diesel Locomotive

Diesel Department

For Enthusiasts

GWSR Behind Closed Doors : Lifting The Curtain

16 Jul

to

16 Jul

This is a unique opportunity to visit our Loco Shed, Signal Box and Carriage & Wagon departments with your own tour guide in a group of 6.

Carriage & Wagon

Loco Department

Steam Locomotive

Special Events

For Enthusiasts

Silver Footplate Steam Driving Experience

19 Jul

to

19 Jul

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Special

20 Jul

to

20 Jul

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

Teddy Bear Thursdays

25 Jul

to

8 Aug

Come along in August see the Teddy Bears come out for a picnic on Teddy Bear Thursdays.

Childrens Events

Afternoon Tea

25 Jul

to

25 Jul

Enjoy Cream Tea as you travel through the Cotswolds Countryside on a Steam hauled locomotive.....

Food & Drink

Special Events

Gold Footplate Steam Driving Experience

26 Jul

to

26 Jul

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

The Cheltenham Fryer -Chicken or Scampi & Chip Lunchtime Special

30 Jul

to

30 Jul

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying either Scampi or Chicken & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

The Cheltenham Fryer - Evening Fish & Chip Special

3 Aug

to

3 Aug

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

'Double Up Sunday' Class 47 - A celebration of 47105 and featuring 47376

4 Aug

to

4 Aug

Join us to celebrate 30 years to the day of 47105 running on the GWSR for the first time.....

Diesel Locomotive

Diesel Department

For Enthusiasts

Go Wild at Winchcombe - Free Childrens Craft Activities

10 Aug

to

26 Aug

Prepare for an enchanting journey through time and imagination at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. As you embark on a scenic voyage, make sure your little ones are all aboard the excitement with our Free Children's Craft Activities at Wild at Winchcombe! This is delivered in conjunction with Larkswold.

Childrens Events

Steam Locomotive

Diesel Locomotive

'Double Up Sunday' Class 37

11 Aug

to

11 Aug

The sound of a 1750hp English Electric 12CSVT diesel engine rumbling through Greet Tunnel is hard to beat, especially when there’s two of them!

Diesel Department

Diesel Locomotive

For Enthusiasts

Afternoon Tea

15 Aug

to

15 Aug

Enjoy Cream Tea as you travel through the Cotswolds Countryside on a Steam hauled locomotive.....

Food & Drink

Special Events

The Cheltenham Fryer - Evening Fish & Chip Special

17 Aug

to

17 Aug

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

The Cheltenham Fryer - Evening Fish & Chip Special

31 Aug

to

31 Aug

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

'Double Up Sunday' Class 47

1 Sep

to

1 Sep

The sound of a 2,580 bhp Sulzer 12LDA28-C diesel engine rumbling through Greet Tunnel is hard to beat, especially when there’s two of them!

Diesel Locomotive

Diesel Department

For Enthusiasts

Diesel Driver Experience Class 47

6 Sep

to

6 Sep

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

Diesel Department

Diesel Locomotive

For Enthusiasts

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Lunchtime Special

8 Sep

to

8 Sep

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

The Cheltenham Fryer - Evening Murder Mystery Special

14 Sep

to

14 Sep

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

Silver Footplate Steam Driving Experience

20 Sep

to

20 Sep

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

Afternoon Tea

22 Sep

to

22 Sep

Enjoy Cream Tea as you travel through the Cotswolds Countryside on a Steam hauled locomotive.....

Food & Drink

Special Events

Gold Footplate Steam Driving Experience

27 Sep

to

27 Sep

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

Young Engineers

28 Sep

to

29 Sep

Run by volunteers, The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway, is very unique. We want to inspire the next generation of Young Engineers .....

Childrens Events

For Enthusiasts

Civil Engineering

Diesel Department

Steam Locomotive

The Cheltenham Fryer - Evening Fish & Chip Special

28 Sep

to

28 Sep

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

'Double Up Sunday' Class 37

29 Sep

to

29 Sep

The sound of a 1750hp English Electric 12CSVT diesel engine rumbling through Greet Tunnel is hard to beat, especially when there’s two of them!

Diesel Department

Diesel Locomotive

For Enthusiasts

Diesel Driver Experience Class 37

4 Oct

to

4 Oct

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Diesel Locomotive

Diesel Department

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Lunchtime Special

5 Oct

to

5 Oct

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

Gold Footplate Steam Driving Experience

11 Oct

to

11 Oct

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing - but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

Autumn Showcase 2024

26 Oct

to

27 Oct

Our last hurrah of the main operating season, this event sees the GWSR at its very best.

Autumn Showcase 2024

Steam Locomotive

Diesel Locomotive

The Cheltenham Fryer - Fish & Chip Lunchtime Special

16 Nov

to

16 Nov

Join us for a journey through the Cotswold Countryside enjoying Fish & Chips onboard one of our vintage trains.

Food & Drink

For Families

Santa Express

23 Nov

to

23 Dec

Are you ready to embark on a magical journey this holiday season?

Childrens Events

Mincepie Special

27 Dec

to

1 Jan

Get ready to embark on a magical journey this holiday season with the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Mincepie Special.

For Families

For Enthusiasts

Steam Locomotive

Diesel Locomotive

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