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May 2019

May Open Day

May 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Steam locomotive Mountaineer will be visiting us from the Windmill Farm Railway in Lancashire. Come and join us for a ride behind this steam locomotive which started its working life in Tasmania. May often sees the railway resplendent with Rhododendron flowers – a sure sign summer is on the way!…

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June 2019

June Open Day

June 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom
£2.50

Fathers’ Day Special. Kids, why not bring your dad along to the railway for a Fathers’ Day treat? Dads go free – just download the PDF voucher here, present it at the gate and dad’s ticket is free! (Limit - one voucher per family). You can also treat him to…

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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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