Easter Eggspress
featuring Whistlestop Wonderland


Whats happening on the day? 

Hop aboard Whistlestop Valley's Easter Eggspress for a cracking time with Funcast Character Company's wonderful Wonderland characters!

Everything is included in your ticket price except food, drinks, items from the shop & the miniature funfair rides (payable to the owner operators).

You will be welcome to arrive at Clayton West from 9.30am & stay until 5pm BUT the time you select when you book is the time your train will DEPART for Shelley; it is NOT your arrival time!

You will NOT be booked on a return service fromShelley - you can leave on a train of your choosing.  Trains will depart every 40 minutes from 10.40am until the final departure from Shelley at 4.40pm.

Once you've completed all your activites & filled in your Eggspress Passport, you can head to the shop for a delicious prize!

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Whats included? 

  • Return steam train ride (25 minutes each way)

  • Meet & greet the Easter bunny

  • White Rabbit's egg & spoon race

  • Queen of Hearts' croquet

  • The Hatter's Easter bonnet making

  • March Hare's Easter hunt

  • Access to the outdoor playgrounds

  • Access to The Pillow (jumping pillow)

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

  • Platform rides on Tram No. 7

  • Rides on the Clayton Flyer miniature railway


**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).

Times & Ticket Prices

The event will take place on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th & Monday 18th April 2022. 


Visitors will book onto a specific train departure time, with trains departing every hour from 10am until the last service at 2.40pm. 

Visitors will not be booked onto a return service from Shelley.  Visitors can leave on a train of their choosing.  Trains will depart every 40 minutes from 10.40am until the final services at 4.40pm.

Ticket Prices


Adult: £13.95

Child: (2-16 years): £13.95

Infant (under 2): FREE

Family of 4: £47.95

Family of 5: £58.95

Cancellation & Refund Policy

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


If an event/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 event date 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 event/services. 


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


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

Please note

For the purpose of this event, a child is classed as aged 2-16 years.  It is assumed that children under the age of 2 will sit on laps on the train journey. 


Please note that this is a child-focussed event and adult-only bookings will not be permitted for safeguarding reasons. All adult tickets should be purchased alongside at least one child's ticket and vice versa.

See our other seasonal events: