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« on: June 07, 2008, 09:11:07 pm »



This is the garden / that joins the waiting area at the Bath Coach Station that's used by tours to the City.  Weary visitors, retruning early to the coach station, can sit in pleasant surroundings while waiting for their return transport.

OK - so this is a bus example .... but does anyone have a favourite waiting spot like this that they use when waiting for a train?
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2008, 09:30:31 pm »

Shirleys Cafe, Severn Beach :

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2008, 09:50:06 pm »

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« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2008, 12:14:26 am »

Wow, wish we had a caff like that at Taplow, but you are welcome to come and admire our flower beds.

There is no doubt about it that other amenities on a station do liven the place up and making waiting more pleasant.

I've always wanted to visit the CAMRA rated Stalybridge Station Buffet. Not FGW (First Great Western) but!

The caff on the island platform at Ely used to be pretty good haven't been for 15 years.
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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2008, 01:38:17 am »

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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2008, 10:06:29 am »

Wow, wish we had a caff like that at Taplow, but you are welcome to come and admire our flower beds.

There is no doubt about it that other amenities on a station do liven the place up and making waiting more pleasant.

I have to be fair and say that Shirleys Cafe is a couple of doors down from Severn Beach station, rather than being on the station itself.

Still very handy though, with a nice garden for the summer.
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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2008, 04:45:32 pm »

afternoon

That fry up looks the bis!!  I like my fry ups!!
Back to the original post, Penmere has a pleasent
floral waiting area, well, not when its got 25
chavs and chav'ess like it did last night behaving
like toshed up little toe rags; I'm find it difficult
not to swear.  Hopefully its still intact?!

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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2008, 11:34:09 pm »

I've been in that cafe myself, very friendly place, perfect for a hot choc on a cold day waiting for the next train  Grin  Grin

As for the original question...I like waiting at Warminster towards the end of p1 on a nice day, don't really know why but it's quiet and there's nice views of the town over that bridge Smiley
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