We enjoyed the steam train trip in the chutney valley. The outing was sponsored and run by volunteers. The tea room was lovely and had great food and coffee.
The Churnet Valley Railway, is a picturesque heritage Steam Railway that...
The Churnet Valley Railway, is a picturesque heritage Steam Railway that runs through Staffordshire’s Little Switzerland, the Churnet Valley. It meanders alongside the Caldon Canal and the River Churnet for a delightful nostalgic 11 mile return journey.
Kingsley & Froghall Station has ample parking and disabled access and is home to the award winning traditional Tea Room plus the railways Souvenir Shop, both of which are open on running days.
Consall Station has no public road access making it very quiet and isolated in its situation beside the weir on River Churnet where the canal splits from the river. Nearby are the Lime Kilns and the Black Lion Public House.
At Cheddleton Station you can visit the Railway’s Engine Sheds and its small Railway Artifacts Museum.
Trains run most Sundays from February to October, and full weekends from Easter as well as Wednesdays from June to September. Additional services run on all Bank Holiday Mondays and school holidays.