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Crowcombe Heathfield

The first sod on the original West Somerset Railway was lifted as part of the cutting at the tranquil wayside station which is a perfect spot to relax and watch the world go by, or for the more energetic to start or conclude a walk in the Quantock Hills.

The Diesel Railcar in the sunshine at Crowcombe Station The station is not close to any major settlement and this has made it popular with film crews in the past. Sequences that feature Crowcombe Heathfield include Ringo Starr riding a bicycle down the platform in A Hard Days Night and in the opening sequence of Land Girls. The main station building dates from the 1860s whilst the wooden building on the opposite platform is a replacement for an earlier structure demolished by British Railways.

Similarly the signal box dates from the preservation era. Its brick built base was built new by the West Somerset Railway whilst the wooden top comes from Ebbw Vale in South Wales.

Crowcombe Heathfield in the snow

We do not sell tickets at this Station; please purchase them on the train from the Guard or Ticket Inspector. Please see the Fares Pages to find out more about fares from this Station. There are Toilets and Disabled Facilities at this Station.

Visit the Crowcombe Heathfield Station Website by clicking here

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For more information please call: 01643 704996 or email us