Dinosaur Ranger Adventure

Whats happening on the day? 

On the day of your visit, you will be booked onto a specific train departure time which will transport you from Clayton West Station to Shelley Station where you'll take part in a roarsome Ranger School.


The time you select when making your booking is the time your train departs from Clayton West Station - don't be late or you might end up as T-Rex fodder!


You will be welcome to arrive at Clayton West Station to use the facilities from 9.30am, with the facilities closing at 5pm sharp on both days.

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Whats included? 

  • Return steam train ride (25 minutes each way)

  • A roarsome 20 minute Ranger School + meet & greet with a host of baby dinosaurs

  • Access to the outdoor playgrounds

  • Access to The Pillow (jumping pillow)

  • Access to The Shed with craft activities (subject to COVID restrictions)

  • Dino-themed trail

  • Platform rides on Tram No. 7

  • Rides on the Clayton Flyer miniature railway


Plus, there will be two children's fairground rides at Clayton West Station (small additional fees apply to be paid direct to the operator).

Times & Ticket Prices

The event will take place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August 2021.


Visitors will book onto a specific train departure time, with trains departing every hour from 10am until the last service at 3pm. Visitors will spend 40 minutes at Shelley Station before their return train ride, but can spend as long as they like at Clayton West Station before/after their journey.

Ticket Prices


Adult: £9.95

Child: (2-16 years): £11.95

Infant (under 2): FREE

Family of 4: £40.95

Family of 5: £50.95

**Please note that any infant under 2 who will be taking part in the Ranger School will require a full price child's ticket**

**Please note that all children must be accompanied by at least one adult at all times** 

A £1.80 booking fee will apply to all transactions (per transaction, not per ticket).

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable unless the service is cancelled by Whistlestop Valley.  


If a service operates as scheduled but a ticket holder is unable to attend/use their tickets for whatever reason, no refund will be given.


If you find yourself unable to travel due to COVID government restrictions or because of COVID self-isolation, please email us at least 48 hours before your date of travel and we can offer you some options.  After that cut-off time, we regret that we will be unable to offer you any alternatives.


Whistlestop Valley will do its best to operate the advertised services. 


Should the Whistlestop Valley cancel an advertised service, tickets may be transferred to an alternative service (subject to availability) or a full refund may be given.


Vouchers, offers, promotions, discounts & Groupons are not valid for this event.

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