Footplate Experience

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

Courses starts at 9.00am until 4.00pm.

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.

We would appreciate at least 1 months advance booking please.

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 or bring a friend courses your locomotive will usually be either Sir Arthur Heywood or Ernest Henry Upton depending on availability.

For The Ultimate Footplate Experience you locomotive will either be Channel Packet or Cunard White Star.  A Uniqie opportunity to drive one of these unique locomotives.


(completion of the day does not constitute any formal qualification)