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Churnet Valley Railway

Froghall, Staffordshire, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel on a lovely rural line that passes right through beautiful countryside known as Staffordshire's "Little Switzerland".

Right from when you arrive at the picturesque station you will feel as though you’ve travelled back in time, then get everyone set with a little snack before you climb aboard the train. Aboard your magical 11 mile journey, you’ll see breathtaking views of the countryside that stretches off as far as the eye can see.

During the summer holidays, the station put on great family events where your young ones can become little train drivers as they meet the drivers, station master and hear the fascinating story of the family who once lived there.

  • Relaxing steam train ride
  • Magical views of the countryside
  • Summer family events


  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available

Getting There and Contact Information


KIngsley and Froghall Station, Staffordshire Moorlands, Froghall, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA, England


Click here to visit Churnet Valley Railway's website
01538 750755

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round services with seasonal restrictions and variances. Check out the timetables by using the link!


Adults: £12

Seniors: £10

Children 4 to 14 years: £6

Children under 4: Free

Family Ticket (2 adults + up to 2 children or 2 adults + 1 senior): £30

Dogs or Cycles: £1.50

First Class Compartment Supplement (per person): £2

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Eating information

From a pot of tea to light meals, the dedicated staff in the tea rooms at Kingsley and Froghall will be delighted to cater for your every need and will make your visit special and memorable. A wide variety of food and drink is always available including seasonal items and home made specialties. Spoil yourself, savour the surroundings and watch the trains come and go.


Toilet facilities at Kingsley and Froghall, Consall and Cheddleton stations.

Gift shop

The enlarged souvenir shop is located at Kingsley and Froghall Station and offers a wide variety of gifts including Thomas and Chuggingtons. There is also a good supply of gifts for both Mum and Dad.

Baby food facilities

Baby changing facilities are available at both Cheddleton and Froghall stations.


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