Afternoon Teas on a Steam Train

Afternoon Teas Information

From March 9th 2024, trains will operate on most Saturdays throughout the year and will Leave Rowsley South station at 14.15 for a full round trip though the beautiful Derwent valley whilst you enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea.

Our Afternoon Tea consist of a selection of sandwiches and a piece of homemade quiche followed by a homemade scone served with clotted cream, butter and strawberry preserve, fresh strawberries and a selection of homemade cakes all served with a choice of either tea or coffee.

We also have a Special Afternoon Tea operating on 31st March (Easter Sunday) to book please follow the link.

Prices are as follows:

£45 for Adult and Senior Citizens.

£28 for Children aged 5-15 years.

£21 for Children under 5 (Excludes food).

Seat reservation price is inclusive of the meal and train fare and a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

If you would like to book which is essential, or if you are unsure of the service we can offer, please fill in the form below.

Important Note

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    General Notes

    Menu & dietary requirements: All our afternoon tea trains have a fixed menu and food must be pre ordered at least 5 workings days prior to the date of travel. Due to catering constraints, we are unable to offer an alternative to the menu with the exception of a vegetarian option. Please fill out the form above.

    Please note that it is impossible for us to provide an alternative to the fixed menu if we are only advised on the day.

    Dogs: No dogs except assistance dogs are allowed in the dining coach.

    Children: Children must always be supervised and remain seated during the service.

    Cancellations: Cancellation or rearrangement of dates must be made at least a minimum of seven days prior to the Afternoon Tea.  No refunds made if less than seven days notice is given.

    Wheelchair access: We regret that owing to historic design of the dining coaches, wheelchair users cannot be accommodated. Please note that passengers with mobility difficulties will need to climb up or down one step. (A ramp is available, please state if required at the time of booking).

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