Trains to Kidderminster

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Kidderminster is part of the Wyre Forest district and it is a large town located in Worcestershire. It is located approximately 15 miles (24 km) north of Worcester city centre and 17 miles (27 km) south-west of Birmingham city centre. The River Stour, Staffordshire and Worcester Canal flow through the town centre. The town is served by Kidderminster station that was first opened in 1852, passengers arriving travelling to this station will find a contemporary building which was erected in the 1960s to serve the local carpet industries. The station building lies next door to Kidderminster Town, a heritage steam railway still in operation. The two stations are located half a mile east of the town centre. Passengers travelling by train are advised to book train tickets Kidderminster station in advance to benefit from discounted rates. Visitors walking to the town centre will see some well-preserved 19th-century mill architecture, some new developments along the banks of the River Stour and visit The Swan shopping centre located in the shopping pedestrianised area. Kidderminster hosts a market on the High Street twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Kidderminster landmarks include two churches, St. George’s church located on Radford Avenue designed by Francis Goodwin and built in 1824, and St. John’s Church built in 1843, designed by Matthrew Stelele and situated on the Bewdley Road. The town hosts on the south by the River Stour, dating a 15th century single surviving tower belonging to Caldwall Castle, a former fortified manor house.

Kidderminster station entrance leads travellers directly on to platform 1, with an extra side entrance for step-free access. Platform 2 can be either reached using a footbridge or lifts from the station entrance on Comberton Hill. Trains for Birmingham and London depart from platform 1, whereas Great Malvern and Worcester are served from platform 2. The station offers travellers regular services to Worcester, Birmingham and Great Malvern, as well as several trains services connect Kidderminster to London Marylebone.

The station facilities include a staffed ticket hall with a shop and toilets. CCTV, Wi-Fi and accessibility services are in operation at this train station.

Next door to Kidderminster station travellers find Kidderminster Town, a Victoria-style station opened in 1984 serving the Severn Valley heritage running steam train services to Bridgnorth. There is a car park located in between the two stations offering 400 car parks to travellers. Book train tickets to Kidderminster station and visit all the attractions the town has to offer and hop on the Kidderminster Town’s heritage steam train.

The main attractions for visitors in Kidderminster include Harvington Hall is an Elizabethan and Georgian mansion and malt house showcasing wall paintings. The Museum of Carpet exhibits the history exhibits on the town's carpet industry, plus workshops, events and a gift shop. Hartlebury Castle museum exhibits historic artefacts, costumes, toys and crafts in one of the wings of the homonymous castle. Hikers and nature lovers should visit Bodenham Arboretum is a 134-acre park with more than 3,000 tree and shrub species, 15 pools and footpaths. Families should visit West Midland Safari Park, self-drive safari across 150-acre that contain a theme park and discovery trail and Severn Valley Railway a heritage railway with steam and diesel locomotives, restored stations and a modern engine house. Brinton Park offer trails, grass areas ideal for a picnic, a playground, plus athletic fields, a skatepark and a splash pad.

Book train tickets to Kidderminster to enjoy all the attractions that it has to offer. Cheap train tickets can be found online if booked in advance.