Until social contact restrictions are lifted, please only book for your immediate household/social bubble.
Until further notice, visitors will be permitted to gather in groups of not more than two households or within the 'rule of six' when OUTDOORS at the KLR but not when on the trains, where social distancing must still be maintained until social contact limits are eased.
A £1.80 transaction fee will be added per booking (not per ticket)
Bookings for this service are e-ticket only. Please bring your e-ticket/email confirmation with you on the day (on your phone is fine!)
Enjoy some weekday fun with your Little Engineer(s) at one of our toddler/preschooler sessions!
The Young Engineers experience is a scaled down version of a day at the KLR with your mini-me in mind:
Return steam train ride to Cuckoo's Nest only (total journey time of 25 minutes) - can travel unlimited times if availability allows
Unlimited platform rides on Tram No.7
Unlimited rides on the Clayton Flyer miniature railway
Unlimited access to the playground at Clayton West
The shop will be open for those pocket money purchases
The Buffer Stop Cafe will be open serving a reduced, cold menu, drinks & snacks (hot food will NOT be available)
Treat yourself to a Hungry Engineers' Afternoon Tea, available to pre-order only for collection & enjoyment on the day. If you wish to book, please add Young Engineers tickets to your cart and then click on the Hungry Engineers link beneath the 'checkout' button
Access to our outdoor picnic areas (please note your own food cannot be consumed inside the cafe)
Reduced capacities with strict hygiene, cleaning & social distancing measures in place
All this is available for just £3.95 per person for visitors aged one & above (babies under the age of 12 months go FREE).
So, you can spend a day out with us without spending a fortune.
The session time you choose is the time you should ARRIVE at Clayton West Station. Please do not arrive earlier!
Trains to Cuckoo's Nest will depart at quarter past & quarter to each hour from 10.15am until 2.45pm. Journeys & seats will be unallocated & you may travel as many times as you like throughout the day depending on socially distanced availability on each service. As such, if a service is full to capacity, you may have to wait to take the next service instead. Seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
The station & facilities will open at 10am & close at 3.30pm sharp
Tickets must be booked online in advance at www.kirkleeslightrailway.com & are available to book right up to the session start time (subject to availability)
Only those with tickets will be allowed to use the KLR facilities & activities - wristbands will be issued to identify ticket holders
Face masks/coverings must be worn by law by ALL visitors over the age of 11 when inside our facilities & when riding on our trains unless exempt or unless seated to eat/drink in the cafe
Until social contact restrictions are lifted, please only book for your immediate household/social bubble
Until further notice, visitors will be permitted to gather in groups of not more than two households or within the 'rule of six' when OUTDOORS at the KLR but not when on the trains, where social distancing must still be maintained until social contact limits are eased
Shelley Station will NOT be open & train rides will only go as far as Cuckoo's Nest
Annual Passes ARE valid for these sessions but you will need to book in advance
All bookings attract a £1.80 booking fee
Please see our Ticket Sales Terms & Conditions here.