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Events, Parties & 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 Character days to the Santa Express. 

Just remember to book online in

advance of your visit!

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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 £17.95 per child for a minimum of 12 children & a maximum of 20 children.

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Standard Afternoon Tea Experience

Our standard Afternoon Tea can be purchased as an add-on to Big Adventure tickets. Afternoon Tea includes a delicious selection of fresh finger sandwiches, scones served with butter, fresh cream and fruity jam, sweet treats and cakes, served with your choice of freshly brewed tea/coffee. 

 

 

Hungry Engineers Afternoon Tea:

Are you visiting on one of our Young Engineers days? Will you have a Hungry Engineer with you by lunchtime? We've got the perfect solution: our Hungry Engineers Afternoon Tea!

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Standard Afternoon Tea Experience

Our standard Afternoon Tea can be purchased as an add-on to Big Adventure tickets. Afternoon Tea includes a delicious selection of fresh finger sandwiches, scones served with butter, fresh cream and fruity jam, sweet treats and cakes, served with your choice of freshly brewed tea/coffee. 

 

Hungry Engineers Afternoon Tea

Are you visiting on one of our Young Engineers days? Will you have a Hungry Engineer with you by lunchtime? We've got the perfect solution: our Hungry Engineers Afternoon Tea!

Afternoon Tea Tickets 

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The Friends of Kirklees Light Railway will be hosting their annual Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend.

Stay tuned next year for more updates about our Steam and Diesel 2024 Gala!

Steam & Diesel Gala

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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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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 Party

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Have you ever wanted to ride on the footplate of a steam engine? 

 

Book a footplate ride today or buy the experience as a gift voucher & the recipient can book their experience at their own convenience!

Footplate Ride

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PEEP PEEP!

Thomas & Friends will be back at Whistlestop Valley in 2024!

 

Tickets are on sale now!

Day Out With Thomas

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Paddington™

 

THE NATION'S FAVOURITE MARMALADE LOVING BEAR IS COMING TO WHISTLESTOP VALLEY ON SATURDAY 17TH AND SUNDAY 18TH 2024!
 

Come along to plenty of Whistlestop fun and appearances from Paddington™ at intervals throughout the day.

Train tickets for Paddington™

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BRAND NEW for 2024!

Book your tickets for our Tea, Trains and Classic Vehicles.

 

WEDNESDAY 5TH JUNE & WEDNESDAY 3RD JULY 2024 FROM 3PM-8PM

Facilities include - steam train ride, hot drink and cake or scone, adventure playground & classic vehicle show.

CLASSIC VEHICLE DRIVERS CAN ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE

Tea, Train and Classic Vehicles

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Bluey and Bingo are coming to Whistlestop Valley! 

Book our train tickets below 

Train tickets for Bluey and Bingo

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PAW Patrol are coming to Whistlestop Valley 

Book your tickets now!

Train tickets for PAW Patrol

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Duggee is coming to Whistlestop Valley 

Book your tickets now!

Train tickets for Hey Duggee

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Seasonal events in 2024 

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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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Story time with Santa 

Bring your little ones on selective Thursdays throughout December and enjoy a Magical story with Santa!

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Santa Paws - New for 2024!

Bring your four legged friend along for a festive treat with all the family! 

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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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Santa Express & SEND train 

This festive season, step aboard the steam-heated carriages on one of our Christmas Experiences 

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May Half Term Hoedown 

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Grab your Cowboy hats and join us for May Half Term Hoedown fun!

Facepainting, Cowboy Games Line Dancing (WED-FRI) Hobby Horse Racing And lots more...

 

Simply book a Big Adventure ticket for a date between Tuesday 28th May - Friday 31st May 2024

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