The Gin Train

2024 sees the return of the Gin Train to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. 

Chinking, clinking and serving some of the most delicious Gins and other spirits by the Award Winning sustainable Isle of Wight Distillery ‘Mermaid’

In collaboration with Kathryn Thornton (The Burnt Bear) & team, this fantastic event is back with gusto and will be better than ever, and we can’t wait to welcome you onboard!

Experience the vintage steam train whilst tasting a carefully matched set of Gin and tonics from UK favourite distiller Mermaid Gin.

Your ticket includes unlimited access to the KWVR for the day alongside a slot on our Gin Train train.

DATES

Friday 29th March
Saturday 30th March

MERMAID GIN

EVENT INFORMATION

Oxenhope Station
The Tea Room situated at the station will be open, serving hot & cold drinks and sandwiches, pies and sweet treats. The unique tearoom is the perfect viewing spot for trains arriving & departing into the station while looking out over the yard full of our historic carriages,

The On-Train Bar
While on the move, enjoy refreshments from the Restaurant Miniature Buffet Carriage, hauled by the steam service. You’ll be able to enjoy a pint of hand-pulled real ale, hot & cold drinks and snacks. Valid Local Resident Card Holders can enjoy a 10% discount.

Keighley Station
On the platform at Keighley Station, there is a well-stocked refreshment bar serving hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, pies and sweet treats.

The Gin Train

The first Gin Train departs Keighley Station at 12:30 at Keighley Station and takes two round trips, returning to Keighley Station at 15:40
The second Gin Train departs Oxenhope Station at 16:45, takes two round trips and returns to Oxenhope Station at 19:15.

The 18:15 departure from Oxenhope Station is only for Gin Train customers and not for other passengers.

  Notes:
Oxenhope d
1000
1050
1140
1230
1335
1425
1515
1600
1645
1815
Haworth  d
0916
1006
1056
1146
1236
1341
1431
1521
1606
1651
Oakworth d
0919
1009
1059
1149
1239
1344
1434
1524
1609
1654
Damems d
0923x
1013x
1103x
1153x
1243x
1348x
1438x
1528x
1613x
1658x
Ingrow West d
0926
1016
1106
1156
1246
1351
1441
1531
1616
1701
Keighley a
0935
1025
1115
1205
1255
1400
1450
1540
1625
1710
1835
  Notes:
Keighley d
1000
1050
1140
1230
1335
1425
1515
1600
1645
1730
1850
Ingrow West d
1006
1050
1146
1236
1341
1431
1521
1606
1651
1736
Damems d
1010x
1100x
1150x
1240x
1345x
1435x
1525x
1610x
1655x
1740x
Oakworth d
1016
1105
1155
1245
1350
1440
1530
1615
1700
1745
Haworth d
1020
1110
1200
1250
1355
1445
1535
1620
1705
1750
Oxenhope a
1025
1115
1210
1255
1400
1450
1540
1625
1710
1755
1915

£49.95 per person – Tickets are sold in multiple of two only

Your ticket for The Gin Train includes:

  • A Day Rover for the day of your booking, with unlimited travel on all passenger services running.
  • Two-round trips on The Gin Train with a knowledgeable gin expert.
  • Four full servings of gin, with hand-picked garnish and quality mixers.
  • Delicious Canapes served to your table.

This experience is for people aged 18+ only.
Dogs are not allowed on the Gin train, except for Assistance Dogs.

Car parks are available at five of the KWVR stations, and for the benefit of satellite navigation system users, the KWVR station addresses & postcodes are:

  • KEIGHLEY – Keighley Railway Station, Station Bridge, Keighley, BD21 4HP
  • INGROW – Ingrow Railway Station, South Street, Ingrow, Keighley, BD21 5AX
  • OAKWORTH – Oakworth Railway Station, Station Road, Oakworth, Keighley, BD22 0DZ
  • HAWORTH – The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth, Keighley, BD22 8NJ
  • OXENHOPE – Oxenhope Railway Station, Station Road, Oxenhope, Keighley, BD22 9LB

You can find more information about getting the railway in the dedicated travel section.