The West Somerset Railway Heritage Trust WSRHT


The Schools Programme

Browse through our collection of Themed Lessons, Loans Boxes and Digital Resource Packs.

Planning a School Visit

Supporting information and documents to help you plan your visit

Family and Community Events

From exhibitions to events and family fun days, click here to find out what’s happening in our museums
Visit Us!

The Heritage Trust is committed to providing high quality learning opportunities for all visitors to our museums. Since 2019, we have been developing a programme of taught sessions, events, workshops, loan collections and digital resources to help learners of all ages find out more about the history of our wonderful railway. Whether you are a school, planning to arrange a structured visit, or a family, looking for ways to enhance your day, click on the pictures to find out more about what we can offer.

Our Learning Programme

@ West Somerset Railway Heritage Trust WSRHT

Please look around this page, if you are a family wishing to visit our Museum or a school planning to take some children to see us! We welcome everyone who wants to get involved understanding the history of our line. Please contact us using the form below, if you have any enquiries or questions.

Helen Anson

Heritage Trust Learning Officer

School Information Leaflet

Information from our Learning Officer for primaries and secondaries interested in our Learning Offer. Winter 2020 version.
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Teachers' Information Pack

Information to any teacher's regarding our WSRHT Education Service.
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Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work

Please read our Risk Assessments before visiting us
Read Here

Enquire about the Trust's learning involvement

Learning Gallery

These pictures are subject to copyright from the West Somerset Railway Heritage Trust. We seek parental permission before publishing pictures of children on any of our public platforms and complies with the regulatory and statutory guidance surrounding pictures of young people. If you would like to talk to us about it – fill in the contact form above.  These pictures will periodically change over the course of the year. 

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School Resources Login

Remembering the End of Broad
Gauge Railways - FREE RESOURCE!

This year marks the 130th Anniversary of the end of the broad-gauge railway.  To commemorate this historic change, the WSRHT Learning Team would like to offer schools the chance to download a copy of Brunel’s Broad-Gauge STEM challenge from our website COMPLETELY FREE until the end of the year!

Simply click on our learning tab, select digital resource packs and download either the KS1 or KS2 version of the learning pack and PowerPoint.