Fathers Day Footplate Rides


Give that special man in your life a treat on Fathers Day (Sunday 18th June) with a footplate ride on a steam locomotive, while his party enjoy a ride in the comfort of one of our period MkII coaches.  The rides take place as part of a normal scheduled service.

The lucky man will be able to watch how the driver and fireman operate the controls and experience the thrill of travelling in this unique and unusual situation.

Duration : 15 - 20 minutes

Price : Only £10 + normal £6 steam ticket.  

Members of the accompanying party pay normal steam service fares.

Maximum 2 persons on any one service due to space limitations

Minimum age limit 16+ years.  Minors taken on must be accompanied by a guardian & at the discretion of the loco crew.

No maximum age limit…………..as long as they can stand !