Footplate Experience

This is a day's experience on all aspects of preparing a Steam Locomotive, and driving it on our one and a quarter mile track.

Courses starts at 8.30am until about 4.00pm and Include Lunch and Refreshments.

When you book online you will receive your voucher in the post with details of who to contact to arrange a date for your course.

Please allow at least 3 weeks for the voucher to arrive with you and please allow atleast 1 month advance notice to fit in the course - the days avaialble are well booked

Minimum age 21 years old.

This is a voucher purchase which is valid for 12 months.

The price includes inviting your family (max. 10 people) to come for the afternoon, around 2.30pm and give them a free ride with you driving.

For one to one courses your locomotive will usually be either Sir Arthur Heywood or Ernest Henry Upton depending on availability.

Please see our Terms and Conditions relating to Footplate exerience days