A journey on one of our steam trains through the glorious countryside and ancient woodlands, and through the longest tunnel on any 15 inch Railway in Britain!
With one of Whistlestop Valley’s Big Adventure tickets, visitors can travel in beautiful hand-painted wooden carriages behind one of Yorkshire's Great Little Steam Trains on the 15-inch narrow gauge Kirklees Light Railway.
Rides & Activities
The Clayton Flyer is our 71/4 inch gauge miniature ride on railway
Enjoy a lap of the duck pond and see if you can spot any of our resident ducks or newts on the way around...
All included in your Big Adventure or Little Adventure ticket.
The Clayton Flyer
Indoor activities for younger visitors
Let the kids have a play in one of The Shed’s small activity areas at Clayton West
All included in your Big Adventure
or Little Adventure ticket.
New for 2022! The Shedlet* - A mini version of The Shed at Shelley Station (BIG adventures only) *closed during special events
The Shed + The Shedlet
Serving a variety of fresh, seasonal produce, The Firebox is Whistlestop Valley’s main eatery and is located within the main building at Clayton West.
The Turntable is our takeaway ice cream/dessert parlour at Shelley Station. Serving a range of Grandpa Greene's Luxury Ice Cream, sundaes, waffles, and more!
have a picnic?
Should you wish to eat al fresco, or bring your own hearty packed lunch with you, picnic areas are available outside both Clayton West and Shelley Stations.
With an abundance of outdoor seating and tables, you can watch the world go by whilst satisfying those rumbling tummies. There is also additional space within The Shed and inside the marquees at Shelley Station for eating your picnic.
Please tidy up after yourself, use the litter bins provided
and do not leave any rubbish behind!