Events and Experiences

Throughout the year the Railway has many special events. There are also a number of ‘Special Experiences’ such as Dining Trains and Footplate Experiences – click on the relevant button below to select which you would like to see – and don’t forget to pay us a visit…


14th & 15th February 2018

In the February 2018 half term holiday, the Railway will have a special visitor. Following the success of the Studiocanal feature film PADDINGTON™ and Paddington’s previous visit to the KWVR in 2015, the world famous bear from Peru will be making a return guest appearance on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th February 2018 to celebrate the release of his new

2018 Winter Steam Gala

3-day Winter Steam Gala

Join us for our big, noisy, three day festival of steam. Whether you’re a railway enthusiast or just looking for something a bit different to do – you’re sure to have a memorable day out with many locomotives in steam and operating at various times throughout the day.

50th Anniversary Gala

8 day Gala 24th June - 1st July 2018

So you don’t miss this once in a generation celebration, put the dates in your diary.