Holiday cottages for Railway enthusiasts

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The following holiday cottages have connections with railways and may be of particular interest to railway enthusiasts or anyone who would like to stay in an unusual cottage.

Visit a railway museum or watch trains go by. There is even an old house on a platform so that you can experience the real thing.

All accommodation is owned by people who can tell you about the railway association or train museum in their area.




Searching for a unique holiday house right by a Railway Line?

The Railway Carriage unique self-catering SomersetTake a look at the aptly named Railway Carriage in Somerset.  Sleeping up to 4 in unique accommodation right next to the West Somerset Railway line, along which steam trains chug along, train spotters will be in their element with a stay here.  Formerly a Railway Carriage and now a luxurious holiday home, not only can you stay in what was originally a train carriage but you can also watch steam trains go past, heaven for railway enthusiasts of all ages.









Stay Right Next to the Train Line in Somerset

Railway Cottage next to the trainline, SomersetSituated so close to the train line that this house could easily have been a station master's property, Railway Cottage is a fantastic place to stay for keen train spotters.  Holidaymakers young and old will enjoy watching the steam locomotives chug past whilst staying at this luxurious 3 bedroom Somerset holiday house.  The property is complete with its own private garden and hot tub for a truly relaxing stay. 







Unique Signal Box Style House next to a Train Line in the Cairngorms

Signal Box in the CairngormsWhat better place to stay in the Cairngorms for an avid train enthusiast than in a Signal Box?  Built in the style of a Signal Box but actually a stylishly presented holiday home, this quirky and unusual holiday cottage is located next to the station in the village of Newtonmore.  Considering its uniqueness and the stunning views out to the Cairngorms Mountains and the River Spey it should be no surprise this fantastic property was featured in the Times list of Best cottages in 2013.






Stay in a Former Station Master's House in Ceredigion, Wales

Former Station Master's House in CeredigionThis quirky cottage was originally the Station Master's House for the Strata Florida Railway Station.  Trains no longer travel past this disused station but plenty of the character of this former Station Master's house remains along with stunning views over the Cambrian Mountains and the Cors Caron Nature Reserve.  Nowadays rather than train-spotting, holidaymakers can enjoy cycling along the Ystwyth Trail cycle route which follows along the old railway line.









Holiday Chalet Let in Poland near a Railway Museum of steam trains

Self-catering near Train MuseumA comfortably furnished 5 bedroom chalet or ski chalet is available for weekly self-catering lettings in the south of Poland near a fascinating open air Train Museum in Chabowka which features an extensive collection of steam engines and old stock some of which features in hitoric films such as Schindler's List.


The house sleeps up to 10. Jacuzzi bath. Log Fire.

This is 1 hour south of Cracow, a very pretty hilly area in the foothills of the Tatra mountains. Hot summers, cold winters. Skiing.

Short steam train trips operate at weekends during the summer months at this train museum. Trains are also hired for pre-war film making.

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