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July 2020

CANCELLED – July 2020 Open Day with Land Rovers

July 12, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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April 2021

April 2021 Members only open day

April 18, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

For members of Thorpe railway. Come and join us for our first open day of 2021. Enjoy a ride on the railway behind our regular steam-outline diesel locomotive the Severn Lamb Rio Grande. Enjoy real Italian coffee, a variety of teas, delicious hot chocolate, cold drinks and snacks will be…

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May 2021

16th May Open day (pre booking required)

May 16, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

Fill out the form below to pre-book. To keep numbers to a safe level, entry will be restricted to those who have pre-booked an arrival time slot (you will be able to stay as long as you like once you have arrived on site). Bookings will be required for all…

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June 2021

20th June 2021 (pre booking required)

June 20, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pre booking required - please see below. Come and enjoy a ride on the railway behind our regular steam-outline diesel locomotive the Severn Lamb Rio Grande, or (subject to confirmation) visiting steam locomotive Cagney No.44. Enjoy real Italian coffee, a variety of teas, delicious hot chocolate, cold drinks and snacks…

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July 2021

18th July 2021 (pre-booking required)

July 18, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a ride on the railway behind our regular steam-outline diesel locomotive the Severn Lamb Rio Grande or visiting steam loco Cagney no.44, or both! Enjoy real Italian coffee, a variety of teas, delicious hot chocolate, cold drinks and snacks provided by locally-based family business The Barista Sisters.…

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August 2021

15th August 2021 (pre-booking required)

August 15, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

Come and enjoy a ride on the railway behind our regular steam-outline diesel locomotive the Severn Lamb Rio Grande, or visiting steam engine Cagney No44 from Rhyl. Enjoy real Italian coffee, a variety of teas, delicious hot chocolate, cold drinks and snacks will be provided by locally-based family business The…

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September 2021

19th September 2021 (pre-booking required)

September 19, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thorpe Light Railway, Whorlton Bridge,
Yorkshire, Whorlton, DL12 8XG United Kingdom

For our last open day in the railway's 50th anniversary year we'll be celebrating with two visiting steam engines! Come and join us for a ride behind Cagney No.44 from the Rhyl Miniature Railway or Smokey Joe from the Sherwood Forest Railway, or both! Enjoy real Italian coffee, a variety…

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We’ll be re-opening in 2022, keeping checking the website for dates

September 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - January 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who visited and supported us this year - we hope you enjoyed riding on our little railway! Our 2021 running season has now finished, and we are closed for winter maintenance. We'll be reopening in spring 2022, and hope to see you then. 2022 open day…

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