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Christmas By Rail - Dunster by Candlelight  


                A unique festive night with the stunning medieval village lit by candlelight.  The event includes a firework display, stilt walkers, fire spinners, hog roast and live music.  On Friday (7th) there is a Lantern Lighting Procession and on Saturday (8th) the Sutton Household Soldiers march through the village with flaming torches and Drums.  The atmosphere is both traditional and exciting and WSR will be running trains into Dunster for anyone wanting to travel in style, or just avoid the stress of parking.  All trains depart from Bishops Lydeard station only and stop at Dunster and Minehead Station only. 

‘Fish and Chips seats’ are available as part of the 5pm service and a separate Quantock Belle Dining train leaves Bishops Lydeard at 5.20pm, serving a menu including Braised beef in red wine with crispy roast potatos; Bread and butter pudding and Pear and ginger crumble.  Check website for varying prices, tickets from £10.  Quantock Belle dinner train table for two - £140 and table for four - £260.00.

Earlier Event: December 7
Dick Whittington, Lighthouse Poole
Later Event: December 8
Sleeping Beauty, Bournemouth Pavillion