Events & Experiences
Fun for all the family!
Looking for something extra special for your trip to Whistlestop Valley?
We host a wide range of events and experiences all year round for both children and adults to enjoy!
From Dinosaur Days to Santa Specials.
Just remember to book online in
advance of your visit!
All year round events
Your bespoke party awaits!
We have the perfect venue to hold a bespoke party or event from a small adult birthday party to a full-on wedding reception.
Parties can be booked on most standard Saturdays and Sundays.
Including food, train journey and much more Whistlestop Valley fun!
Parties cost just £14.95 per child for a minimum of 12 children & a maximum of 20 children.
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?!
Coming back in 2022! Stay tuned for more details.
Traditionally held on the second weekend of September.
More information about 2022's Gala will be released nearer the time.
Steam & Diesel Gala
Have you ever wanted to ride on the footplate of a steam engine?
Purchase an experience today or buy the experience as a gift and we will provide a list of available dates along with the gift voucher.
One last train journey together...
Whistlestop Valley is proud to offer friends and families the opportunity to take a final train journey together with a loved one aboard a funeral train.
The Wizard Express
October half term brings The Wizard Express to Whistlestop Valley: a spectacular steam train express and Wizarding School!
Further details available nearer the time
Halloween Ghost Train
On the evening of your visit, you will be booked onto a specific train departure time which will transport you from Clayton West Station to... Who Knows Where?!
Two of Santa’s cheeky elves have missed the sleigh and failed to make it to the North Pole! So, Santa has set them to work, recruiting new elves into the festive ranks.