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Didcot Railway Centre
Home of the Great Western Society

Visitor Information

Page last updated:
21-Jun-2017
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For details of days when locomotives are in steam
& special events see our “Calendar of Events”
Enjoying the ride
 
On the footplate

Admission Charges

Gift Aid Admission Prices - 2017

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family
(2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Exhibition Only Days £5.50 £4.50 £5.00 £18.00
Running Days (Steam Days & Heritage Diesel Days)
£10.00 £8.00 £9.00 £30.00
Didcot 50 Gala (29 April - 1 May) and Rails on the Western Front (19-20 August) £15.00 £11.00 £13.00 £43.00
Day Out With Thomas (4-5 March/7-8 October)
£14.00 £11.00 £12.00 £42.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £15.00 £16.00 £13.00  

Admission prices are inclusive of all regular attractions including free train rides on running days.

# Child prices apply to children aged 3 to 15, except for 'Day Out With Thomas' events where they apply to children aged 2 to 15, and 'Thomas and Father Christmas' events where they apply to children aged 1 to 15.

Special admission offers including child free, money off, 2 for 1 and Tesco Clubcard vouchers may not be used for Galas or for 'Day Out With Thomas' or 'Thomas and Father Christmas' events.

Family membership cannot be purchased in lieu of admission fee on Day Out With Thomas days.

Gift Aid

Our price for all events (other than Thomas events) includes a voluntary donation of at least 10%. This will be put towards the restoration and upkeep of our Collection. If you are a UK taxpayer we can claim an extra 25% from the government on your total payment. You will be asked to pay the Gift Aid price unless you request to pay the standard price. We are very grateful for your donation and extra support when you pay the Gift Aid price.

Great Western Society Members

Great Western Society Members are admitted free of charge on open days, except where considerable additional expense has been incurred in providing additional attractions. Charges are as follows:

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family
(2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Day Out With Thomas (4-5 March/7-8 October)
£5.00 £3.00 £4.00 £12.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £5.00 £16.00 (see below) £4.00  

Great Western Society membersí children and children who are members will be charged £16.00 to visit Father Christmas.

See our Calendar of Events for details of running days and special events.

Standard Admission Prices - 2017

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family
(2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Exhibition Only Days £5.00 £4.00 £4.50 £16.00
Running Days (Steam Days & Heritage Diesel Days) £9.00 £7.00 £8.00 £27.00
Didcot 50 Gala (29 April - 1 May) and Rails on the Western Front (19-20 August) £12.50 £10.00 £11.00 £39.00
Day Out With Thomas (4-5 March/7-8 October)
£14.00 £11.00 £12.00 £42.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £15.00 £16.00 £13.00  

 

 

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