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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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A visit to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway will charm, inspire and captivate. Leaving you with memories to last a lifetime. Step back to a bygone era when steam was the order of the day. See a vast collection of powerful majestic steam engines and revel in the charm of quiet rural stations with traditionally uniformed staff.

For the family and casual visitor, the Railway offers a unique and exciting day out and is one of Britain’s Heritage Railways as well as a registered educational charity, but there's also much more.

Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and discover the idyllic view of the Island’s unspoilt countryside.

Explore Train Story and uncover the lasting impact the Railway has had on our lives with interactivities and stunning displays. Journey through the Island's locomotive history as far back as 150 years.

To complete your day out there are refreshments rooms, a shop, woodland walk, picnic area, museum and children’s play area. Don’t forget to visit Haven Falconry Bird of Prey Centre, home to the Island’s largest bird of prey centre, with over 24 species.

Plan Your Visit

Please book your Isle of Wight Steam Railway ticket(s) online to reserve a compartment on your chosen train, this will guarantee your seats and you’ll save money too!

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is an approximate 10 minute electric Island Line Train journey from our Ryde Terminal to Smallbrook Junction. You can buy your train ticket on the day with contactless card or alternatively online.

Once you have made your attraction reservation for your party, please separately book your Hovertravel ticket(s).





Please check the Isle of Wight Steam Railway timetable here


Isle of Wight Steam Railway Map

IOW Steam Railway
The Railway Station
Isle of Wight
PO33 4DS

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By Train - Island Line to Smallbrook Junction. Change there for Isle of Wight Steam Railway. By Bus - Service 9 serves Wootton Station (every 15 mins. operated by Southern Vectis). Train travel is included in package price.