Whistlestop Valley

Sightseeing & Transport


Little railway, BIG adventures!  At the home of the Kirklees Light Railway. you’ll find real narrow-gauge steam engines, outdoor playgrounds, The Firebox cafe, The Clayton Flyer miniature ride-on railway, The Turntable dessert parlour, a huge jumping pillow, an indoor activity shed, a gift/toy shop and loads of good old fashioned family fun! 

You can choose from a BIG ADVENTURE which includes access to all facilities PLUS a return ride along the scenic 3-mile steam railway to Shelley where our dessert parlour is to be found; or a LITTLE ADVENTURE which includes access to the facilities at Clayton West Station (but no access to Shelley Station, steam train rides or dessert parlour).

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, and special events throughout the year. Please check the website for the most up-to-date opening times.



Type Price
Family (2A+2C + any one fare) £27.95
Family (2A+3C + any one fare) £31.95
Adult £7.95
Child (2-16 years) £7.95
Child (Under 2) FREE

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