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Churnet Valley Railway

Kingsley and Froghall Station
ST10 2HA

Tel: 01538 750755

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Churnet Valley Railway

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Road Directions

The Churnet Valley railway is accessible from either Cheddleton or Kingsley & Froghall station. Cheddleton is 3 miles south of Leek or 3 miles north of Cellarhead along the A520. Froghall is situated on the A52, Stoke to Ashbourne road. Follow the brown and white tourist signs for either the railway or Alton Towers.  

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Stoke-on-Trent station is 12 miles away.



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      • Disabled access
      • Disabled toilets

      Booking & Payment Details

      • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


      • On-site catering - We have an interesting variety of food available from each of our stations making sure all of our visitors don't go hungry or thirsty! Sit back and relax, take the weight off your feet and enjoy a snack or meal at one of our Stations or toward our bespoke Dining Train.
      • Picnic site


      • Baby changing facilities
      • Children welcome


      • Facilities for educational visits
      • Facilities for groups

      Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

      • Facilities for corporate hospitality


      • Free Parking

      Property Facilities

      • Dogs Accepted
      • Gift shop
      • Public toilets
      • Smoking not allowed


      • Description of route - In addition to the 11-mile return journey along the valley from Cheddleton to Froghall, there's a taste of contrasting moorland scenery on the 9-mile round trip over the steeply graded Cauldon branch to Ipstones Loop
      • Typical duration of route - Return journey approx 1hr 20mins for 9 mile route

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      • Accepts groups
      • Coach parties accepted


      • CVR Coronavirus safety measures

      Opening Times

      * Please check the website or contact our office for opening times and details of our special events .

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      Signals Tea Room at Churnet Valley Railway, CheadleThe Churnet Valley Railway traditional tearoom serves a range of hot and cold food, including morning coffee, light lunches, homemade soup, afternoon tea and cakes. Cosy surroundings include a real coal / log fire during the cooler months.

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