Admission to visitor centre is free.
£2 charge to tour the signal box.
BRADING STATION HERITAGE EXHIBITION & VISITOR CENTRE:
Brading station forms the gateway to the wonderful historic town of Brading. It remains an operational railway station on the Island Line Railway with direct connections to the Wightlink ferry at Ryde Pier Head and stops at Ryde, Smallbrook, Sandown, Lake and Shanklin. The railway station buildings with Victorian ironwork, now fully restored and known as the Brading Station Visitor Centre, include a Vintage Tea Room, station masters office, railway memorabilia shop and small rail museum. The non-operational signal box has also been fully restored as it would have been during the steam era.
The Railway Exhibition Centre with Signal Box Tours and Tearooms are open:-
The Beginning of May until the end of October - On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 11-5
DRIVE LESS SEE MORE EXPERIENCES:
Hop aboard the Island Line’s quirky 1938 Underground trains to visit the most beautiful station on the Island. Visit the wonderful Vintage Tea Rooms and have a slice of Homemade Cake and a Cup of Tea - Meet the Manager and the Volunteers who bring the station alive everyday.
The RSPB Reserve is nearby and there are a number of walks for you to enjoy from the station.
* Island line http://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/plan-your-visit/travel-information/island-line-p145701
* Bus Route - 2,3 or Downs Breezer. More info - http://www.islandbuses.info/
Map & Directions
|Opening (1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)|
* The visitor centre and signal box are open from May till the end of October on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 - 4 Sunday from 11 - 5.