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The Whisky Train

Your first class whisky tasting experience . . .

August 25th

The Whisky Train

The Severn Valley Railway in partnership with Hay Wines are delighted to welcome you aboard The Whisky Train!

Book: Kidderminster departures   Book: Bridgnorth departures


Join us for a beautiful Summer's day on the Railway! This is a truly unique experience; travel through the spectacular Severn Valley in our 1936-built luxurious first class carriage (once hauled by Flying Scotsman), whilst sipping a selection of whiskies and enjoying our informative, yet informal, overview of the drinks you are tasting by professional staff. A journey fit for any whisky lover.

Hay Wines is a family owned & independent wine merchants based in the medieval market town of Ledbury, Herefordshire, founded in 2009. The company is managed by Jane and Chris, together with their enthusiast team of wine professionals. With over 75 years experience in the wine merchants trade, the Hay Wines team brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and expertise to its customers and experiences.

Your tasting experience will include:
  • Tasting sequence of four whiskies, offering a wide spectrum of tasting notes. 
  • Brief but informative overview of each whisky and the tasting experience. 
  • Professional staff will run the event, giving an overview of each whisky and explaining the flavour profile and answering any questions as they are sampled. 

The package includes:
  • Reserved, first class travel on a single journey from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth, or Bridgnorth to Kidderminster.
  • Full day 'Freedom of the Line' ticket permitting travel before or after the tasting experience on our public service trains, so you can spend a whole day on the Railway. This ticket permits FREE entry into The Engine House at Highley if you have time. And remember, we have pubs at both Bridgnorth and Kidderminster too!
The Whisky Train
Kidderminster departures
(arriving 12.23pm)
(arriving 4.35pm)
Bridgnorth departures 1.30pm
(arriving 2.48pm)
(arriving 6.47pm)

Important Information:
  • There are 30 seats available on each tasting experience. Your seats will be allocated around tables of two, or tables of four - so you have the bonus of meeting new friends and whisky enthusiasts alike! Every seat will be filled.
  • Passengers must be aged 18 or over.
  • Unfortunately, there is no disabled access into the vehicle.
  • You will be required to arrive 30 minutes before your selected departure time to check-in and be seated by our Steward.
  • If you are travelling on the 5.40pm service from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, there is no service train back to Bridgnorth.
Adult (travel ticket included)
Adult (travel ticket NOT included - 'Freedom of the Line' ticket must be purchased seperately)
Other information
These tickets must be purchased, at least five working days, in advance of your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1). These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance.
All pre-booked tickets are subject to a £1.75 booking fee.
Unfortunately, there is no disabled access to the vehicle.

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