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Dinosaur Ranger Adventure

Ever wanted to meet a dinosaur?

Or, be taught the skills needed to

be a Dinosaur Ranger by real-life Jurassic experts?!


Join us for a ROARSOME adventure on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2023.

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Whats included? 

  • Return steam train ride (25 minutes each way)

  • Velociraptor Encounter show in The Shed at 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm

  • Brontosaurus Meet & Greet sessions in The Shed at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm

  • Unlimited rides on The Clayton Flyer miniature railway

  • Unlimited access to the outdoor adventure playgrounds

  • Unlimited access to The Pillow 

  • Meet & greet sessions with two baby dinosaurs at 20-minute intervals throughout the day

  • Face painting

  • Dinosaur craft activities

  • Unlimited platform rides on Tram No. 7

Event Information

You will be allocated a departure time and seat for your departure train to Shelley. Please keep an eye on your emails for this information once you have booked with us. If you wish to amend your train departure time please get in touch as soon as possible and we will try our best to accommodate your request. 


Don't panic! We have enough seats to accommodate everyone who has booked and trains depart every 40 minutes.




* we may be able to fit you on a later or earlier train if you require (subject to availability) 

** If you travel on the 15.20 departure train from Clayton West you will have limited time to enjoy all we have to offer at our Shelley station

**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).

You are welcome to stay with us until we close at 5pm. 


Trains depart Clayton West at the following times: 


10:00  10:40  11:20  12:00  12:40  13:20  14:00  14:40  15;20


Only one return journey is permitted at this event so please ensure you have completed everything you wish to do at Shelley Station before your return 


You may spend as long or as little as you like at our Shelley station. Seats on your return journey are not allocated and you will be on first come first served basis. PLEASE make sure you are waiting on the platform in good time if you want a specific departure train back to our Clayton West Station 


Trains depart our Shelley Station at the following times: 


10:40  11:20  12:00  12:40  13:20  14:00  14:40  15:20  16:00 16:40* 


*If you return on the 16:40 train the facilities will be closed at our Clayton West station 

Ticket Prices


Adult: £15.95

Child: (2-16 years): £15.95

Infant (under 2): FREE

Family of 4: £59.95

Carer/Max Card: £11.95

Cancellation & Refund Policy

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


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


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


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


Offers, promotions, free tickets & discounts are not valid for this event.

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