We run steam trains on Sundays and Bank Holidays, also on some special event days.

Our first Sunday running day is 5th April (Friendly Engines Day) and the last 1st November (Children in Need Day).

We are open on these Bank Holidays:  Friday 10th April (Good Friday)

                                                                     Monday 13th April (Easter Monday)

                                                                     Friday 8th May

                                                                     Monday 25th May

                                                                     Monday 24th August

Our Event Days are shown below - special fares apply.

 First train 11.30

 then every 20 minutes

 Last train 4.30

 You can ride all day on your ticket!

 On Event days adult line side passes  are available for an extra £2 (£5 on  Gala Days).

 Fares (standard operating days)

 Adults:             £3.50

 Child (3 years+): £2.50

 Family (2 + 2):    £9.00

 Concession*:      £3.00


 *Concessions apply to over 60s, official      carers & Armed Forces in uniform or with ID

 On some days we have added attractions, including visiting clubs and societies.

 If you would like your club or society to visit the Railway, please contact us.


A special day for families - 2 engines in steam plus diesels, all with friendly faces!

Attractions include drive-a-diesel, children's fairground rides, traditional games and catering van.

Friendly Engines Day

Sunday 5th April

There's bound to be lots of surprises in the woods today!

Bring a bear for a reduced fare!

Click here to buy advance tickets, or just turn up on the day.

Teddy Bears' Outing

Sunday 17th May

Come and try us out!


Try your hand at (most of) the things we do, and see if you would like to join us.

Absolutely no obligation!

Volunteers' Day

Saturday 4th July

Our diesels have their day in the spotlight!

With visiting traction engines, stationary engines and vintage cars.


Working Engines Gala

Sunday 4th October

Two engines in steam - free train rides!

Please give generously to the BBC 

Children in Need Appeal.


Children in Need Special Sunday 1st November

Celebrate Easter and our new season!


Ride the train, spot the Easter eggs and enter the competition.


Two engines in steam, plus cake stall and burger van.

Click here to buy tickets, or just turn up on the day.

Great Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday 12th April

Fun for all the family!


Strawberries and cream, two engines in steam, plus Strawberry Shy, fairground ride and more.

Meet our very own Strawberry Maid!

Strawberries & Steam

Sunday 21st June

Intensive running with all available locos in steam, plus drive-a-diesel.


Ride-on steam railway, vintage vehicles, model railways, beer tent and live music!

Summer Gala Weekend

8th & 9th August

Pick your pumpkin on the Sunday and come along on the Saturday for a scary evening ride!

No need to book.

Pumkin Express

Sun 25th Oct/Halloween

Sat 31st October

Our most popular event of the year!

Children meet Santa and receive a present.

Free mulled wine and mince pies for the adults!

Advance booking essential.

Santa Specials

6th, 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th December