Children's Parties

Parties can be booked on most standard Saturdays and Sundays (excluding special event days)


Please email our team at to check availability.

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Whats included? 

  • Party food served in our Party Carriage at Clayton West (see below for food options)

  • Return train ride to Shelley on allocated & reserved service

  • Birthday headboard on train

  • Access to the Clayton Flyer, The Shed, the playgrounds & The Pillow

  • Whistlestop Valley invitation PDF template

  • One free adult per child on the train (all other additional adults/siblings will be charged at full price)

  • A complimentary family ticket for the birthday child to return (Ts & Cs apply)

  • A complimentary child ticket for each child attending the birthday party to return (Ts & Cs apply)


Per Child: £14.95

for a maximum of 12 children & a maximum of 20 children.

Party food options

Please pick 5 items of food from the choices below:

  • Chicken goujons

  • Chips

  • Vegetable sticks

  • Crisps

  • Buns

  • Biscuits

  • Mixed sandwiches

  • Margherita pizza slices

Unlimited juice & water is included.

Extra food choices can be added at a cost of £1 per item per head (so for a party of 12 children, each additional item of food would cost £12).

A £50 non-returnable deposit is required at time of booking and final numbers and food choices are required a week in advance. The balance of the party is to be settled at the close of the party.

Party bags include:

Ready made party bags are available for £2.50 and include:

  • Balloon

  • Bouncy ball

  • Party blower

  • Pencil

  • Eraser

  • Plane or Unicorn Glider

  • Small age appropriate toy (e.g. slap band, wind up mouse, superhero mask, flashing ball etc.)

Food and refreshment packages are available for the adults at an additional cost:

Additional item for adults

Tea/filter coffee (self-serve in take-out cup)

Hot chocolate (self-serve in take-out cup)

Bowl of chips (for 2 people)

Sandwich platter

Tea/filter coffee (self-serve in take-out cup) & tray bake slice

Cost per head

£1 (minimum 10 people)

£1.50 (minimum 10 people)


£2.50 (minimum 10 people)

£3.50 (minimum 10 people)

For 10 adults or less, there is the option to pre-order items from the café menu. Items must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of the party & items will be charged at café prices (no discount)

Terms & Conditions

A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking

The minimum number of children for a party is 12 (therefore the minimum cost will be £14.95 x 12 = £179.40)

We can accommodate a maximum of 20 children per party due to the size restrictions of the Party Carriage

The party organiser must call or email Whistlestop Valley at least seven days in advance of the party to confirm numbers, food options and any special requirements. If the party organiser fails to do so, we cannot guarantee food choices or any special requirements

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