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Dino Day & Ranger School

12 August 2020

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Ever wanted to meet a dinosaur? Or, learn how to become a Dinosaur Ranger from real-life Jurassic experts?! Well, now's your chance at the KLR's Dino Day on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Please read the information below carefully & in full to make the most of your day!



DINO DAY EXPERIENCE (does not include Ranger School)*

Tickets MUST be purchased in advance by selecting 12 August 2020 on the BUY TICKETS page.

🦖 Return train ride
🦖 Meet a baby dino at intervals throughout the day
🦖 All day access to the outdoor playgrounds at Shelley and Clayton West
🦖 Dino-themed trail
🦖 Reptile handling (additional charge applies)
🦖 Sand art activities (additional charge applies)
🦖 Clayton Flyer miniature railway (additional charge applies)

Standard fares apply for the standard Dino Day activities: Adult £8 / Concession £7 / Child £6 / Family £26 / FamilyPLUS £29

*Does not include entry to Dino Ranger School - see below for Ranger School info & booking




Tickets MUST be purchased in advance by clicking the yellow/orange button at the top of this page.

🦖 Enjoy a roarsome 20 minute interactive Dinosaur Ranger School led by a team of experts + all of the standard Dino Day activities mentioned above (additional charges apply for face painting, reptile handling, sand art & the Clayton Flyer)

🦖 Ranger School participants will have a reserved seat on their selected outbound service

🦖 Ranger School prices: Child (2-16yrs) £10 / Accompanying Adult/Concession £8 / Under 2s who wish to participate in the Ranger School will need a £10 child's ticket. 

🦖 Ranger School places are strictly limited & once they're gone, they're gone!  

🦖 Please note: there are no discounts/offers/promos available for Ranger School Experience tickets as this is a special ticketed event

**Ranger School tickets (child or adult) MUST be purchased in advance
**Under 2s who would like to participate in the Ranger School Experience must pay £10 for a child's ticket
**All Ranger School participants must be accompanied by at least one adult paying full fare
**A maximum of two adults per child is allowed for the Ranger School Experience (the adult tickets must be purchased in advance at the same time as the child ticket(s))



Food & drink will be available to purchase on the day from the Bufferstop Cafe at Clayton West Station, snacks & drinks from the Tea Room at Shelley Station & freshly cooked food from the barbecue at Shelley.

We anticipate that this pop-up event will be VERY popular so please book your tickets in advance whether you are attending the Ranger School or not.

Please note that dogs will NOT be allowed to travel on services on Wednesday 12 August 2020 (assistance dogs will be welcome as usual).

Annual Passes, Groupons, vouchers & promo tickets WILL be valid for the standard Dino Day Experience but NOT VALID for the Ranger School Experience. All tickets for the Ranger School Experience must be purchased in advance at the £10 per child/£8 per adult rate.  If you wish to use a voucher or promo for the non-Ranger School tickets, please call 01484 865727 to book your slot (please have your voucher/promo details to hand).

Once booked, tickets are non-refundable unless in the event of service cancellation. 

Please note that all visitors over the age of 11 years will be required to wear a face mask/covering when on the trains on inside the station facilities (unless seated and eating in the cafe) until further notice.  This is a UK Government directive.

For our Ticket Sales Terms & Conditions, please click here.

Each booking transaction will incur a £1.80 booking fee regardless of the method of booking.


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