Ride all day through West Yorkshire on the light railway historic trains. Whistlestop Valley has events that are super for young children.
Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9XJ
Birthdays, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Outdoor Activities, Trips and Transport
Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Under 5s
(2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children)
Little railway, BIG adventures! At Whistlestop Valley you’ll find the real narrow-gauge steam engines of the Kirklees Light Railway, outdoor playgrounds, The Pillow jumping pillow, The Firebox café, The Clayton Flyer miniature ride-on railway, The Turntable dessert parlour, a gift/toy shop, The Shed indoor activity area and loads of good old fashioned family fun!
A return ride along the scenic 3.5 mile line in West Yorkshire can be completed in just over an hour, or you can extend your visit by hopping off for a bite to eat, a scoop of ice cream, a play in one of the two fabulous playparks or a bounce on The Pillow.
Whistlestop Valley is usually open to the public on weekends, Bank Holidays and local school holidays, with special toddler/pre-schooler days on selected term time Mondays and Fridays.
There are a host of special events throughout the year to keep your little ones entertained: from Dinosaur Ranger Adventures to The Wizard Express, from Halloween Ghost Trains to Mrs Claus’ Christmas Adventure, and not forgetting the sell-out Santa Specials in November/December.
Excellent value birthday parties are also available with a package that includes a train ride, food and party games for up to 20 children with an accompanying adult ticket provided for free charge for every party child attending.
There is a large free car park at Clayton West Station. Please check the attraction’s website for the most up-to-date opening times.
Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children) £27.95
Family PLUS (2 adults, 2 children + 1 other person) 31.95
We welcome the further easing of lockdown for all attractions on our website but recommend you always check COVID-secure measures before you travel and note changes to booking requirements.
We hope you and your children enjoy wonderful and safe days out this summer.