Charters and Special Functions with the Severn Valley Railway
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Every journey ends with a memory.

Afternoon Tea Experiences

That extra special treat . . .

Wine, dine & relax in style

Afternoon Tea Specials . . .

What could be better than gazing at the English countryside aboard our newly-restored coach hauled by a steam locomotive whilst enjoying an English Afternoon Tea?

Our English Afternoon Tea Specials offer a welcoming sparkling reception on arrival, followed by a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches and fruit scones, clotted cream preserve, alongside handmade cakes served with choice of tea or coffee.

On selected dates throughout the year, the luxurious 1936-built LNER restaurant car No. 7690 is attached to certain trains for our English Afternoon Tea specials for a single journey from Kidderminster or Bridgnorth.

Running dates: June 17th*, 20th & 21st. July 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th. September 5th, 6th, 26th & 27th. October 13th & 27th.

Departures from Kidderminster are available at 2.15pm. Departures from Bridgnorth are available at 12.05pm & 4.05pm. Please note, those travelling on the 4.05pm departure from Bridgnorth will need to start their day at Kidderminster as there is no return service train back to Bridgnorth.

*Father's Day Afternoon Tea price is £26.50.

Homefront 'Best of British' Afternoon Tea . . .

It's time to dig out your glad rags and join our Homefront 'Best of British' Afternoon Tea!

Step back in time to the 1940s as you take a trip along the line behind a classic steam train, sampling the finest British classic, afternoon tea. Our Stations are dressed for the occasion, and your beautiful carriage awaits, themed with wartime music and decorations and the very best vintage crockery.

On selected dates, out Homefront 'Best of British' Afternoon Tea offers a welcoming glass of Pimms & lemonade or raspberry lemonade, followed by a traditional selection of sandwiches accompanied by root vegetable crisps. Our delicious sandwiches include; egg mayonnaise, salmon & cream cheese, coronation chicken, cheddar cheese, and gammon ham. A classic selection of cakes is served alongside, including mini victoria sponge, Bakewell tart, lemon drizzle cakae, egg custard tart, honey comb tiffin slice, mini fruit tart and home-made sultana scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, with a choice of tea or coffee.

Running dates: July 5th & 6th.

Departures from Kidderminster are available at 2.15pm. Departures from Bridgnorth are available at 4.05pm. Please note, those travelling on the 4.05pm departure from Bridgnorth will need to start their day at Kidderminster as there is no return service train back to Bridgnorth.

Prices
Afternoon Tea
Train Fare
Total Cost
Adult / Senior
£23.50 £19.50 £42.50
Child / Member £23.50 £13.00 £36.00

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The Wizard Express Afternoon Tea . . .

Grab your wands to join the battle against he who shall not be trained as you take a trip along the line on board a classic steam train from Kidderminster to Highley and return.

Our Stations are dressed for the occasion, and your mystical carriage awaits, themed with decorations and the very best vintage crockery. Be sure to dress to impress!

Departing from Platform 92/4, you'll be served a selection of every wizard's favourite treats whilst you travel through the enchanted Severn Valley. Do you dare take a swig of the magical potion? Those who are brave enough will be treated to a selection of sandwiches, including locally source gammon ham, smoked salmon and cream cheese, lightly seasoned egg mayonnaise, and cheddar cheese, accompanied by hand cooked vegetable crisps and salad garnish. A classic selection of magical munchies follows, from herbology muffins to proper steak pies, and mini beef & Yorkshire puddings, half giant rock cakes, treacle tart, exploding candy, broomsticks & wands, popping cauldrons and mini beer tankards, with a choice of tea and coffee.
 

Running dates: August 1st & 15th.
 
Departures from Kidderminster are available at:
  • 11.00am & 1.40pm - Afternoon Tea is served on the outward trip to Highley, before mesmerizing Magicians amaze you with unbelievable acts of the unknown right in front of your eyes as the train returns to Kidderminster. You can then make a whole day of it by travelling on our public services before or after your Afternoon Tea Experience.
  • 4.20pm - Afternoon Tea is served on the outward trip to Highley. On arrival at Highley, you can visit The Engine House as Wizard School takes place. As the train returns to Kidderminster, mesmerizing Magicians join you on board to amaze you with unbelievable acts of the unknown right in front of your eyes.You can make a whole day of it by travelling on our public services before your Afternoon Tea Experience.
Prices
Afternoon Tea
Train Fare
Total Cost
Adult / Senior
£23.00 £19.50 £42.50
Child / Member £23.00 £13.00 £36.00

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Morning Coffee . . .

The perfect way to start your day on the Railway, and all-new for 2018; morning coffee aboard our newly-restored coach hauled by a steam locomotive whilst gazing at the Severn Valley as it awakens.

Our Morning Coffee Specials offer a warming mug of tea or coffee, followed by a choice of orange juice, finished off with your very own tier stand of Danish Pastries, Pain au Chocolat and Brioche Swirls.

On selected dates throughout the year, the luxurious 1936-built LNER restaurant car No. 7690 is attached to certain trains for our Morning Coffee Specials, departing Kidderminster at 10.15am. 

Running dates: June 17th, 20th & 21st. July 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th. September 5th, 6th, 26th & 27th. October 13th & 27th.

Prices
Morning Coffee
Train Fare
Total Cost
Adult /  Senior
£11.00 £19.50 £30.50
Child / Member £11.00 £13.00 £24.00

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Please note, dogs are not permitted to travel on any Dining Experience.
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