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The West Express
Land Train

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We Purchased our Land Train in 2022 and has been enjoyed by many families.

Throughout 2022 & 2023 we ran various train events as per season.

The train will be running again in 2024 for trips around our grounds for events, subject to weather, If you are coming to go on the train specifically we would recommend booking tickets online below for events.

Any issues on event days please call 07896606697 or message our Facebook page.

See Upcoming Events Below

The West Express Nature Trail

See Event for details.
Click on a chosen date below in the calendar 8th -14th April

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Events Calendar

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Previous Events in 2023

Look out for these in 2024

The West Express Easter Egg Hunt Eggsperience




Chocolate Eggs (such as Cadbury Buttons) are the standard prize, however, if you would like the alternative of a Character Egg such as; Bluey, Paw Patrol or Peppa Pig, these are available to pre order to save disapointment on your eggsperience day.  (Limited availability)
 

The West Express Illumination Experience

for 11th - 24th Dec
27th - 29 Dec
Another sell out event.


Under 2 Year Olds DO NOT need a ticket for this event. Max 4 adults/children + 3 under 2 per carriage.

To avoid disappointment pre order your hot food via Impala Mobile Catering WhatsApp, or Facebook, Train time, Date Name & Order to.
07496831626
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091834868604
onsite 11th - 23rd dec

Pumpkin Patch 2023

The West Express Returns for a Train Ride to our Pumpkin Patch.

*SOLD OUT ONLINE 

30 Minute Return Trip All Aboard The West Express with a stop at our Pumpkin Patch where you can pick your own pumpkin and play our seasonal games with photo opportunities throughout the experience. 

 

Additional individually priced pumpkins can be purchased from our shop along with halloween decorations, carving kits & extras.

 

The West Express Departs sharply, see your event start time.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your departure time stated on your ticket's.

 

Pumpkin Return Ticket £8 (1 pumpkin included with free return train ticket)

Return Ticket £5 (return train ticket only no pumpkin included)

Under 2yrs Free Train Ticket (return train ticket only no pumpkin included)

The event is based around a 30 minute time slot, however you may have longer during weekday times. 

Pumpkin Patch After Dark 2023

New for 2023 Pumpkin Picking After Dark…

Visit Us This Halloween for Pumpkin Picking with a Spooktacular Twist After Dark.......

 

A thrilling ride Aboard The West Express will take you down to our Pumpkin Patch, where you can choose your Perfect Pumpkin by moonlight- just watch behind you, you never know what’s lurking in the dark, you’ll be running back to the Train for a boot shaking return. Hop aboard if you dare….

 

With Frights to make you jump, and sounds to make you squirm, remember- you never know whats around the next corner...

Hop Aboard The West Express This Halloween

  • Please Note we advise that this experience is for participants who are happy to be scared and made to jump- Its going to be frightfully fun!

  • However if you have a heart condition, epileptic, pregnant, asthmatic, or claustrophobic we request you do not purchase tickets to participate. 

  • There is the possibility of loud noises, smoke, flashing and strobe lights and overall scariness

Additional individually priced pumpkins can be purchased from our shop along with halloween decorations, carving kits & extras.

 

The West Express Departs sharply, see your event start time.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your departure time stated on your ticket's.

 

After Dark Pumpkin Ticket £8 (1 pumpkin included with free return train ride)

 

The event is based around a 30 minute time slot.

Easter Egg Hunt Train

Our Easter Egg Hunt Train 2023

See poster & event for details.

Mothers Day
Land Train


a trip around the garden to see all the daffodils.

Previous Events
look out for these in 2023

The West Express Christmas 
Illumination Train

The West Express Illumination Train

The West Express
Pumpkin Patch Train Tour

THE WEST EXPRESS JUBILEE TRAIN RIDE

 

In celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee we are running our train rides with a Royal theme. Our 15 minute train rides will take you on a tour through our woodlands and gardens whilst you spot our wildlife clues that will lead to your Royal answer

To Book the Train please message through our Facebook page or call 07896606697

This event will not take place in 2023

Strawberry Train

Bank Holiday Special.

A Train Ride passing our strawberry growing area, with views of the lake, lawn and woodlands.

This train does not stop one round trip

10-15 minutes long

(NO PYO strawberry picking)

Strawberries available to BUY from our shop after..

Prices

 0-2: FREE

CHILD 1-16: £3

ADULT 16+: £5

30th April - 2nd May

(May Bank Holiday)

PRE BOOKING RECOMMENDED

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Easter Egg Hunt

All aboard for a train load of fun, with 5 stops to get off and find an egg, at the end you will exchange your egg finds for a chocolate egg/bunny.

Please note only traditional chocolate supplied.

Prices

 0-1: Free (no gift)

CHILD 1-16: £5 (chocolate egg/bunny)

ADULT 16+: £3 (no gift)

9-24TH APRIL

PRE BOOKING RECOMMENDED

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Daffodil Train Ride

Jump on The West Express to be taken on a journey through the garden to see the daffodils out in flower. Booking is now recommended, however you can come along and we will fit you on next available space.

Departing every 30mins starting @10am

& last departure @ 4pm 

10% off Garden Centre Purchases

Prices:

0-2 - FREE

2-16 - £3

16+ - £5

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