Events & Experiences

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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!

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All year round events

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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.

Bespoke Parties

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Children's Parties

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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.

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Dinosaur Ranger Adventure

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Ever wanted to meet a dinosaur?

Or, be taught the skills needed to

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

 

More information about the event will be released next year 

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Traditionally held on the second weekend of September.

More information about 2022's Gala will be released nearer the time.

Steam & Diesel Gala

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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.

Footplate Ride

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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.

Funeral Train

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PEEP PEEP!

Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at Whistlestop Valley. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement.

Day Out With Thomas tickets

are on sale now!

Day Out With Thomas

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Dragon Quest

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It’s time to take an amazing journey into the mythical Forest of Fantasy and Fables, where you’ll enrol in the legendary Dragon Camp and help these fantastic beasts and their friends complete a magical mission! 

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Seasonal Events

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Easter Eggspress ft. Whistlestop Wonderland

Have a cracking time this Easter as you hop aboard Whistlestop Valley's Easter Eggspress and join the wonderful Wonderland characters from our friends at the Fun Cast Character Company!

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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

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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?!

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Simply Santa

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Santa Express

This festive season, step aboard the steam-heated carriages of one of our Santa Express or Simply Santa services & be transported to the

magical North Pole.

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Mrs Claus' Christmas Adventure

There's a real treat in store for the young ones this Christmas as they join Mrs Claus for her Christmas Adventure!

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