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Children's Birthday Parties

All aboard the Party Express at Kirklees Light Railway

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 steam train journey at the home of 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 mid-November (excluding special event days) at 11.20am, 12.40pm and 2pm.
CLICK HERE to view our Birthday Party leaflet.

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 (additional charge)
  • Ride on the Miniature Railway at Clayton West (subject to availability)
  • 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 (Ts&Cs apply)
  • A complimentary child ticket for each child attending the birthday party (Ts&Cs apply)


Party Package - £160

  • The party package includes the cold food option, train ride and party games for ten children
  • Four complimentary adult tickets are also provided for the train ride
  • Additional children are £11 per child
  • Additional adults (train ride) are £5.25 per person
  • Party bags are £2.50 per bag
  • Hot food option is £2.50 per head
Catering packages for the adults attending the party are also available.  Please CLICK HERE for more information.

To make a booking, please call the railway on 01484 865727 or pop into the railway during operating hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking
  • We can accommodate a maximum of 20 children per party due to the size restrictions of the Party Carriage
  • The party organiser must call the railway at least seven days in advance of the party to confirm numbers and any special requirements

If you would like to book please contact us