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July 2019

July Open Day

July 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
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£2.50

Steam locomotive Soony will visit Thorpe for our July running day (subject to transport from its home in Gloucestershire being arranged). Come along for a ride behind this lovely little steam engine, which last visited us in 2016. Drinks and tasty snacks will be available to buy from The Barista…

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August 2019

August Open Day

August 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£2.50

Looking for something to do with the family in the summer holidays? What could be better than a picnic and a train ride on a narrow gauge railway? Just bring your picnic and buy a freshly-brewed Italian coffee or an ice-cold drink from The Barista Sisters coffee wagon. We will…

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September 2019

September Open Day

September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£2.50

Our final open day of the 2019 season. Come and visit Thorpe Light Railway before we close for winter maintenance. The locomotive will be our regular diesel Severn Lamb Rio Grande. Once again, drinks and light snacks will be available to buy from The Barista Sisters. PLEASE NOTE - Whorlton…

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Our 2019 Running season is now finished, please keep checking back for 2020 dates

September 16, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Our 2019 running season has now finished. Thank you to everyone who supported us. We'll be open again in spring 2020, keep checking this website for details

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April 2020

CANCELLED – April 2020 Open Day

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Unfortunately, due to the current Coronavirus situation, we have cancelled our April open day. We hope to resume our open days later in the year; keep checking the website for updates. We are sorry for any disappointment caused and hope to see you in the near future.

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May 2020

CANCELLED – May 2020 Open Day and Mini Steam Engine Gala

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Unfortunately we have had to cancel this open day due to the coronavirus situation. However, we hope to bring the mini steam engines to an open day later in the year - keep checking the website for details.  

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June 2020

CANCELLED – June 2020 Open Day

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Unfortunately, due to the current Coronavirus situation, we have cancelled our June open day. We hope to resume our open days later in the year; keep checking the website for updates. We are sorry for any disappointment caused and hope to see you in the near future.  

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July 2020

CANCELLED – July 2020 Open Day with Land Rovers

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Unfortunately we have decided to cancel this event due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, and apologise for any disappointment caused. We are currently reviewing the situation to see if we will be able to open later in the season, and will post updates on this website. The Friends of Thorpe…

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August 2020

Friends of Thorpe Light Railway Members Only Open Day

August 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

Our first open day since lockdown will be for members only, to thank them for their continued support and to keep visitor numbers to a safe level to allow us to operate within current safety guidelines. If you're not a member yet, why not join us?  

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September 2020

September 2020 Members Only Open Day

September 13 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

Our September open day will be for members only. We only have a small volunteer group to run the railway, some of whom are in vulnerable categories or have vulnerable family at home, so have taken the decision that unfortunately we cannot open to the wider public this year. We…

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