The following books and other items are available to purchase from the station:

The EAST SOMERSET and CHEDDAR VALLEY RAILWAYS      The ‘Strawberry Line’                       £25

Signed copies by the Author Richard Harman

Everything about the line and associated activities – origins to the present day.  Wonderful archive photographs, diagrams and detail.

A MUST HAVE BOOK for anyone interested in our railway.



The Cheddar Valley Railway Walk         £6

By Douglas Kidder & Amanda Brading

The story of the creation of the Strawberry Line Path along the
disused Cheddar Valley Line and circular walks accessible from it.


A Parish and the Railway                        £10

By Peter Knight

Very detailed account of Winscombe  and Sandford Parish, its life, stations, businesses , people and characters.  Full of local colour.


 A Life on the Railway                              £6

By Colin Forse

A first-hand account of the life of a Fireman working
‘on the footplate’ on the Cheddar Valley Railway


Arthur’s Village                                       £6

By Arthur Westcott

A vivid account of childhood in Edwardian Somerset before
World War 1 by Arthur Westcott, last stationmaster in charge of
Congresbury station – born in 1900 at Railway Crossing Cottage, Hewish, where his father was signalman.

Post Card                                       £0.50

Split picture postcard of Sandford & Banwell Station at it now restored.