We visit a volunteer operated heritage railway in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire offering a round trip of 28 miles. It uses part of the route of the former Great Western Railway’s main line from Birmingham to Cheltenham which used to run via Stratford-upon-Avon. It now operates steam and heritage diesel trains between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds. The line commands wonderful views of the nearby sleepy hamlets and villages, with outstanding outlooks across to the Malvern Hills and beyond. We purchased Rover tickets that could be used throughout the day on any of the normal, timetabled services over the full length of the line. We started from Broadway but if we went again we would start from Toddington as it has a large free car park next to the station.
Recorded on 4 August 2021 with a DJI Pocket 2 camera.