All aboard the Party Express!

Take the hassle out of your child’s birthday party and book a party with a difference...

Have an exciting party lasting three hours, including a return journey aboard Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains.

You will have exclusive use of our Birthday Party Carriage as the venue for your party and we will also provide a Party Host to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible.

Parties can be booked on Saturdays and Sundays from mid-February until the end of November (excluding special event days) at 11:20, 12:40 and 14:00.

2018 Prices

Party Package - £150.00

The party package includes food, train ride and party games for ten children. Four complimentary adult tickets are also provided for the train ride.

Additional Children - £10.00

Additional Adults (train ride) - £5.00

Party Bags - £2.00


A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking. 

We can accommodate up to 20 children at our children's parties - this is due to the space available in the party carriage.

 Birthday Party Activities

  • Party food served in our Party Carriage at Clayton West - hot* or cold food option available

Cold Food Option - sandwiches, crisps, pizza, tomato/cucumber pieces, selection of cakes and biscuits, cordial

Hot Food Option* - pizza or hot dog served with chips

  • Ride on the Miniature Railway at Clayton West (weather permitting)
  • Return train ride to Shelley
  • Party games in our Party Room at Shelley
  • Dedicated party host for your time at Clayton West and Shelley
  • A complimentary family ticket for the birthday child (T&Cs apply)
  • A complimentary child ticket for each child attending the birthday party (T&Cs apply)
*additional charge of £2 per head for hot food option