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Afternoon Tea

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...or call Wirksworth Station on 01629 823076 Tuesday - Friday 09:30 - 16:00

This experience must be pre-booked more than 24 hours in advance and is subject to availability.

Back for 2018

Join us for our popular luxury Afternoon Tea experience on a Tuesday and travel back in time to the golden age. Enjoy a grand traditional Afternoon Tea in our 1950s dining car between Wirksworth and Duffield through the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.

Following a fizz reception, you will be invited to board the 14:10 service from Wirksworth to Duffield where we shall begin the service of the afternoon tea. Stay on the train for the 15:05 return to Wirksworth as we continue to serve you at your seat. The tea includes a selection of freshly made sandwiches, delightful scones with jam and clotted cream, French fancies, pastries and more delightfully presented on a traditional stand at your seat. Follow up with as much tea as you can manage!

The experience includes a full day rover ticket so that guests can enjoy freedom of the line on the day and explore the local towns and villages. Guests may use the day ticket to start at Duffield before the dining train and return there afterwards if they wish, on the last train of the day


Tickets are sold in pairs only at £59.00 for two people and include one return journey in our dining cars for the luxury Afternoon Tea and an all day ticket each.

Points to Note
  • Tickets are sold in pairs and you may be seated with another couple.
  • We are unable to take bookings for individual passengers at this time.
  • Parties of more than four passengers will be split across compartments.
  • The dining train has been built inside railway vehicles which are approaching 60 years old. Due to this, the compartments are not suitable for wheelchair passengers.
WyvernRail PLC, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. DE4 4FB. 01629 823076. © 2017