Yeovil Junction railway station is the busier, but less central, of two railway stations serving the town of Yeovil. The station is 2 miles outside the town, being located in the village of Stoford.
You will find plenty to see and explore in Yeovil on a few hours’ visit for shopping and relaxation, or if you are coming as a business or leisure visitor for several days. In the heart of the town there are large and small shops and twice-weekly markets, a multi-screen cinema and indoor bowling, swimming pools and gym facilities and a large library.
Yeovil is proud of the Green Flag winning Country Park adjoining the town centre, with woodlands and grasslands, river and lakes to enjoy – all teeming with wildlife – and a children’s play area. You will also find a good choice of places to eat and drink.
The town has an 18-hole golf course and at Yeovil Recreation Centre an athletics arena, football pitches and artificial grass pitch, tennis courts, mini-golf and pitch-and-putt. The Flagship Playspace is an exciting place for children, with tree-house walkways with rope bridges, net tunnels and climbing walls, a zipline and a large sandpit. On the fringes of the town there is seasonal fishing, sailing and canoeing at Sutton Bingham Reservoir, the Community Heritage Access Centre with extensive local photo archive, archaeology and industrial heritage collections, and Yeovil Town Football Club – home of The Glovers.
At Yeovil Junction station there is a cafe on the main platform, and on the far side of the station, the Yeovil Railway Centre preserves the turntable, the transfer shed, a number of steam and diesel engines, and a coach and some railway wagons. ‘Regular open days are held March to October and also special events including Easter, Halloween and Santa Specials.
Cafe Opening Hours:
- Monday to Friday: 06:00 – 19:20
- Saturday: 06:00 – 19:20
- Sunday: 08:55 – 18:25
Little Barwick House
Little Barwick House is a privately owned Restaurant with rooms located in Somerset just 0.9 miles from South West Train Station at Yeovil Junction. Set in 3 1/2 acres with a delightful garden, our elegant restaurant with rooms, offers high quality dining in a comfortable, unpretentious and relaxing atmosphere. Run by Tim & Emma Ford with younger son Olly also in the kitchen, the restaurant at Little Barwick House provides high quality classical cooking, for lunch and dinner
We are also now the proud owners of a new Le Verre de Vin preservation system which will allow us to offer exceptional and rare wines by the glass including Krug Champagne – quite unique really for a small restaurant in rural Somerset. This new addition is something we know that guests will enjoy giving lots of extra choice off our wine list by the glass.