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How to find us
The station lies about 1/4 mile south of Midsomer Norton town centre. The approaches are shown on the map. We encourage visitors to travel by sustainable transport wherever possible. We occupy a small site with space for disabled visitors plus a limited number of customer parking spaces; at busy times you are welcome to drop off passengers at or near the entrance gates and use the extensive free public parking on nearby sites as indicated above.
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By rail
Nearest stations – Frome, Bath, Bristol, Trowbridge.
National Rail online timetable

By bus
Services from Bath: First Bus: 173, 177, 178, 179 (via Timsbury & Paulton), 184, 379. From Bristol: 178. Less frequent services are also run from smaller surrounding towns. More information from First bus or call 0871 200 2233. (Service 178 evening services are operated by Wessex Connect).
Additional services from Bath by Somerbus: numbers 175 and 757, Trowbridge to Midsomer Norton - service 185, Bristol to Midsomer Norton: service 668. More details from the Somerbus website. A public transport journey planner is available here: South West Traveline.

On special event days, we aim to provide a shuttle bus from the town centre and parking areas.

On foot/cycling
Public footpaths and pavements approach the main entrance. Follow the National Cycle Network Route 24 from Bath or Frome to Radstock and then the Norton-Radstock Greenway and Five Arches route to Midsomer Norton station on Silver Street.

By road
The station is beside the B3355. Parking – South Rd., town centre (anytime); Somervale School, Redfield Rd. (weekends, holidays); Norton Hill School, Charlton Rd. (weekends except Sun. mornings, holidays). Please refrain from parking near the station on Silver Street and Charlton Road (which are unsafe and will be coned off on event days) or on local residential roads, as this will upset our neighbours.
National Cycle Network (Sustrans - South West.)
Opening

Open Sundays 10.00 to 16.00 for viewing, museum, wartime pillbox, buffet coach, gift shop and second-hand bookshop.

Open Mondays, but for viewing only, rather than full facilities, shop open from 13.00 to 16.00.

Buffet coach open Sundays (09.30 - 16.00) and Mondays (commencing April 13) from 10.00 until 16.00. With all day breakfasts available on Sundays (09.30 - 11.30) and Mondays.

For forthcoming special events and operating days, see far right.

The Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust
Midsomer Norton Station,
Silver Street,
Midsomer Norton BA3 2EY
Telephone 01761 411221.
Please note, due to limited opening days, phone messages may not be checked daily, email is the best form of contact.



Special events diary

March 4th & 5th (Sat & Sun)
S&D Gala, including railway film show on the Saturday evening

April 16th & 17th (Sun & Mon)
Easter Bunny Easter Egg Hunt

May 14th (Sun)
Real Ale Day

June 17th & 18th (Sat & Sun)
Midsummer @ Midsomer Home Guard theme

July 8th & 9th (Sat & Sun)
Vintage Vehicle Day

August 13th (Sun)
Family Fun Day

September 16th & 17th (Sat & Sun)
50's Heritage Weekend

October 29th (Sun)
Halloween Pumpkins on the Platform

December 3rd (Sun)
Santa + Mince Pie Specials

December 10th (Sun)
Santa + Mince Pie Specials

December 17th (Sun)
Santa + Mince Pie Specials


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As usual, we really do look forward to meeting one & all.


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