The cafe is open Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 4pm and Sunday 9am to 5pm.

Why not stop off for a break at Shepherdswell and visit our splendid Colonel’s Cafe? Named after the iconic railway engineer Colonel Holman F Stephens.

The Colonel’s Cafe has a wide selection of food and drinks available, including homemade meals, cakes and snacks.

We have an outdoor BBQ which is in operation during the summer’s special events. An outside patio and picnic area complete the cafe, as well as ample parking for visitors. The cafe is decorated for special events so there is always something new to see!

Please note, the cafe & site is open six days per week from Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 4pm and Sunday 9am to 5pm.. The woodland walks are open and available during cafe opening hours.

During high winds or stormy weather, the woodland walks may be temporarily closed. You are also able to walk the grounds and see the heritage trains and other items on display 6 days a week.

The cafe can be booked for private parties please call 01304 832042 for details.