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Visitor information and directions to the West Somerset railway and mining sites




The sites open to the public are clustered around the two end points of the former West Somerset Mineral Railway tracks (11 miles/17.7km long): the start the Exmoor National Park on the Brendon Hills and the finish in the port of Watchet. 


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For site details and travel instructions click on the site icon or to the map key below or choose a destination on the left hand menu. 



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Bearland Ventilation Flue Langham Hill Engine House Burrow Farm Engine House The Incline and Winding House (Incline gradient is 1 in 4) Beulah Chapel Watchet to Washford Trail Watchet Market House Museum Watchet West Pier WSMR at Watchet

See also

Tips for visitors

Watchet Market House Museum - is the ideal starting point for exploring the Mineral Line…


The West Somerset Railway – connects several Mineral Line locations


Exmoor National Park Centres – provide informative displays, maps, publications and advise for your visit on Exmoor


Ralegh's Cross Inn is an old coaching inn close to the Brendon Hill sites