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Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Kingsley & Froghall Station Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 2HA, UK

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About Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, that operates along a part of the former North Staffordshire Railway's Churnet Valley Line. Regular services travel between the two main stations at Cheddleton and Kingsley and Froghall . There is an intermediate station at Consall. Some trains also head beyond Cheddleton to Leek Brook Junction and on to Ipstones, but Ipstones station is not in use.

Attractions Near Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Peak Wildlife Park
Peak Wildlife Park5.26km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

A beautiful willife park Set on the edge of the Staffordshire Peak District which offers a truly unique and immersive animal experience. It has over 200 species of bird and around 40 mammals and reptiles. It had large collection of cranes, pelicans, and waterfowl.

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure
Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure5.9km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure is a family roller coaster located in CBeebies Land at Alton Towers, Staffordshire. It opened on 21 March 2015. It is located next to Spinball Whizzer, in an area which was previously part of Adventure Land. It was one of the stunning attraction here and also it attracts a lot of tourists.

Spinball Whizzer
Spinball Whizzer5.93km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Spinball Whizzer is a Sit-Down Spinning roller coaster located at Alton Towers. First-timers and thrill seekers alike enjoy the unpredictable spins and speed of the winding track. This family theme park ride is a perfect gateway for first timers to experience a thrill ride sensation.

Oblivion5.99km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Oblivion is a steel roller coaster located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, England. The prototype Dive Coaster model from Bolliger & Mabillard opened to the public on 14 March 1998 and was marketed as the "World's first vertical drop roller coaster". With a maximum speed of 68 mph, it is the third fastest roller coaster in the UK, behind Stealth at Thorpe Park and the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

The Smiler
The Smiler5.99km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

The Smiler is the world’s first 14 loop rollercoaster. It’s twisting track combines the world beating 14 loops with a speed of 85 km/hr and a track length 3x longer than Oblivion. The Smiler holds the world record for most inversions on a roller coaster.

Coombes Valley RSPB reserve
Coombes Valley RSPB reserve6.02km from Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Coombes Valley in Staffordshire is a wonderful free place to go for nature rambles. See wildflowers including bluebells and migrant birds in spring. Spot basking lizards and colourful butterflies through summer and into autumn when the leaves turn colour. There are trails, regular children’s events and activities. It is also home to the nationally scarce argent and sable moth, a priority species in the UK's Biodiversity Action Plan.

Where is Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Discover More Attractions in Staffordshire, Where Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc Is Located

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Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.