Pint Of Real Ale

Event Information

27/05/2022 - 28/05/2022
The Railway Station, Cheltenham GL54 5DT
01242 621405

Steam and Real Ale Festival on the GWSR


On Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May

We are delighted to once again team up with our friends from the North Cotswold branch of CAMRA to bring you the 20th Ale & Steam event. This will be our first event since 2019, so why not join us and relax with a pint of real ale while watching all the action on the rails.

Although full details are not yet available, we are anticipating:

Up to 30 ales will be available at Winchcombe and up to 20 ales at Toddington
Up to 10 ciders will be available at Winchcombe and up to 5 ciders at Toddington
Refreshments and soft drinks will be available at Winchcombe and Toddington
Free entry to the festival with a valid train ticket for the day of your visit.
Normal train fares apply including:Day Rover £25
Cheltenham – Toddington Return £16
Broadway – Winchcombe Return £18
Winchcombe – Toddington Return £7
Shareholder and members vouchers will also be valid
If you are not travelling on the trains, but wish to sample the beer at either station, we ask you buy a platform ticket priced at £2
To make purchases at the bar’s beer tokens must be purchased from CAMRA representatives. These will be valid at both bars and on all days of the festival. Unused tokens can be refunded or donated to charity at the end of your visit
You will also be required to purchase a glass from CAMRA representatives at £2 each
Tickets can be purchased from our GWSR website.

Bars at Winchcombe and Toddington will open between 1030 and 1800 (extended to 1815 at Toddington and 1830 at Winchcombe on Saturday)
An enhanced purple timetable will operate, with additional trains between Toddington and Winchcombe operated by our diesel railcar
A late train will operate back to Cheltenham Racecourse on both Friday and Saturday
On the Saturday there will be additional trains to / from Broadway