We've teamed up with the Dean Forest
Railway to offer a reduced rate combined fare for travel to Lydney
mainline station (on CrossCountry services only) and then
onto the Dean Forest Railway line. The combined ticket allows
unlimited travel on the Dean Forest Railway on the specified
The Dean Forest is a haven for walkers, cyclist and real ale
enthusiasts alike. The Forest Railway branch line takes visitors
through Lydney town centre, where you can visit St. Briavels
Castle, the harbour or take a stroll around the famous park
gardens. You can stop off at Nochard with its museum, cafeteria,
woodland and line side walks. Or you can visit Parkend which offers
a delightfully restored station, village with real ale pubs, forest
walks, a RSPB nature reserve and cycle ways.
The Dean Forest Railway's Lydney Junction is less than ten
minutes walk from Lydney station. You just exit Lydney station and
walk north up the road towards the signal box. You will see the
entrance to the Dean Forest Railway just before you arrive at the
signal box on your right.
Please note, unlimited travel is not permitted on the
CrossCountry portion of your travel ticket.
For further information on the Dean Forest Railway please
Book your combined train tickets to Dean Forest Railway QDF now
using the 'Find your train' panel at the top of the page.