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Driver Experience - Steam
Under expert tuition you’ll be given an introduction to one of our steam locomotives together with a safety briefing before taking to the footplate to learn the skills involved.  Then, you’ll take the controls and drive and fire the locomotive yourself.
 
At the end of your time with us you’ll receive a commemorative certificate and gift pack of information about the railway.  You’ll also receive a year’s membership to the Avon Valley Railway.

Suitable for 18+
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
05/06/2020 to 03/10/2020
Driver Experience - Diesel Multiple Unit
Under expert tuition you’ll be given an introduction to the railway and a safety briefing before taking to our Class 107 DMU to learn the skills involved.  Then, you’ll take the controls and drive and the vehicle yourself.  You’ll also act as secondman and guard.
 
Refreshments will be provided.
 
At the end of your time with us you’ll receive a commemorative certificate and gift pack of information about the railway.  You’ll also receive a year’s membership to the Avon Valley Railway.
 
You are welcome to bring up to two additional people who will be able to view your progress and enjoy the journey along the line.
Suitable for 18+
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
06/06/2020 to 04/09/2020
Murder Mystery Dining Train - Murder by Illusion
This is a Murder Mystery event.  Guests will gather on the platform for the first part of the performance before boarding the train.  During the main course the actors will divulge clues and aid in your deliberations.  The second part of the performance will either take place on the train or the platform (depending on weather conditions) and dessert will be served.  Finally you will dis-embark and reveal who you think did the crime.
 
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 15’s not permitted.
 
Guests to arrive 6.30 for prompt 7pm departure.
 
 
Menu (2 Course)
 
Mains -
Beef chasseur
Vegetable casserole
 
Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
 
Desserts -
‘Death by Chocolate’ with clotted cream
Fruit trifle
 
Tea and Coffee with mints and fudge
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
20/06/2020 18:30
Pines Express - Three Course Dining Train
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or three people.
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 12’s not encouraged

 
3 Course Pines Express Menu
 
Starters -
Crown of melon with orange salad
Salmon mousse with assorted leaves
Smoked bacon, mozzarella and tomato tartlet with tossed mixed leaves.
 
Mains -
Our famous silverside of beef with Yorkshire pudding
Medallions of pork with Somerset apple sauce
Vegetable casserole with mini cheese scones
 
All served with roast potatoes and three seasonal vegetables.
 
Desserts -
Lemon and lime cheesecake with clotted cream
Orange mandarin trifle with cream
Trio of Marshfield ice cream and wafer
 
Tea/Coffee/Fudge/biscuits
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
21/06/2020 12:15
Pines Express - Two Course Dining Train
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or three people
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 12’s not encouraged
 
2 Course Pines Express Menu
 
Mains -
Our famous silverside of beef with Yorkshire pudding
Chicken and bacon salad with new potatoes
Vegetable casserole with mini cheese scones
 
All the above served with roast potatoes, new potatoes and three seasonal vegetables
 
Desserts -
Homemade apple and raspberry pie with clotted cream
Trifle and cream
 
Tea/Coffee/Mints/Fudge
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
05/07/2020 to 04/10/2020
Murder Mystery Dining Train - Brief Encounter
This is a Murder Mystery event.  Guests will gather on the platform for the first part of the performance before boarding the train.  During the main course the actors will divulge clues and aid in your deliberations.  The second part of the performance will either take place on the train or the platform (depending on weather conditions) and dessert will be served.  Finally you will dis-embark and reveal who you think did the crime.
 
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 15’s not permitted.
 
Guests to arrive 6.30 for prompt 7pm departure.
 
 
Menu (2 Course)
 
Mains -
Beef chasseur
Vegetable casserole
 
Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
 
Desserts -
‘Death by Chocolate’ with clotted cream
Fruit trifle
 
Tea and Coffee with mints and fudge
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
18/07/2020 18:30
Fish n Chips Lunchtime Dining
This is a daytime Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam or diesel trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
 
Menu
 
Fish n Chips with bread and mushy peas
Sausage and chips
Cheese & onion pasty and chips
 
Followed by an ice cream dessert
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
29/08/2020 12:15
Brunch Dining Train
You will enjoy a welcoming glass of orange juice followed by a bacon, sausage, egg & mushroom bap, Danish pastry and tea/coffee.

This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage diesel trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
This event is suitable for 7+
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
31/08/2020 11:00
Afternoon High Tea Dining
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains on the Bank Holiday Mondays during the summer.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people

You will enjoy a welcoming glass of prosecco followed by a High Tea of finger sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and a selection of dainty cakes and pastries.  Plus tea or coffee.

The Festive Afternoon Tea on December 7 will consist of a warming glass of mulled wine (or soft drink alternative) followed by a High Tea of festive finger sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and a selection of dainty Christmas cakes and pastries.  Plus tea or coffee
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
31/08/2020 14:45
Murder Mystery Dining Train - Mum's Army (1940's-themed)
This is a Murder Mystery event.  Guests will gather on the platform for the first part of the performance before boarding the train.  During the main course the actors will divulge clues and aid in your deliberations.  The second part of the performance will either take place on the train or the platform (depending on weather conditions) and dessert will be served.  Finally you will dis-embark and reveal who you think did the crime.
 
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 15’s not permitted.
 
Guests to arrive 6.30 for prompt 7pm departure.
 
 
Menu (2 Course)
 
Mains -
Beef chasseur
Vegetable casserole
 
Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
 
Desserts -
‘Death by Chocolate’ with clotted cream
Fruit trifle
 
Tea and Coffee with mints and fudge
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
19/09/2020 18:30
Driver Experience - Diesel
Under expert tuition you’ll be given an introduction to our Class 31 diesel locomotive and safety briefing before taking to the loco to learn the skills involved.  Then, you’ll take the controls and drive the locomotive yourself, hauling a rake of passenger coaches.  You’ll also act as secondman on one of the journeys.
 
Refreshments (including lunch) will be provided.
 
At the end of your time with us you’ll receive a commemorative certificate and gift pack of information about the railway.  You’ll also receive a year’s membership to the Avon Valley Railway.

Suitable for 18+
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
10/10/2020 09:45
Wizard Adventure
It’s time to take a magical journey on board the Wondrous Wizard Express!

You’ll join the teachers from the Grand Old School of Wizardry for your first day of term…. but things aren’t going to plan!  Some very important enchanted items have gone missing and the head master is all in a muddle!  You’ll have to muster some magic and get your wands at the ready as you go on a journey to find the missing magic and make sure that the first day of term goes without a hitch.

Meet the characters, witness the magic and enjoy the adventure on this fun family day out suitable for 5+

Duration 2 hours
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
31/10/2020
Murder Mystery Dining Train - Murder on the Disorientated Express
This is a Murder Mystery event.  Guests will gather on the platform for the first part of the performance before boarding the train.  During the main course the actors will divulge clues and aid in your deliberations.  The second part of the performance will either take place on the train or the platform (depending on weather conditions) and dessert will be served.  Finally you will dis-embark and reveal who you think did the crime.
 
This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people
 
Our onboard bar will be open serving a range of wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.
 
Under 15’s not permitted.
 
Guests to arrive 6.30 for prompt 7pm departure.
 
 
Menu (2 Course)
 
Mains -
Beef chasseur
Vegetable casserole
 
Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
 
Desserts -
‘Death by Chocolate’ with clotted cream
Fruit trifle
 
Tea and Coffee with mints and fudge
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
31/10/2020 18:30
Festive - Afternoon High Tea Dining

This is a Dining Train event onboard one of our heritage steam trains on the Bank Holiday Mondays during the summer.  Seats are in open carriages around tables of two or four people

You will enjoy a welcoming glass of prosecco followed by a High Tea of finger sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and a selection of dainty cakes and pastries.  Plus tea or coffee.

The Festive Afternoon Tea on December 7 will consist of a warming glass of mulled wine (or soft drink alternative) followed by a High Tea of festive finger sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and a selection of dainty Christmas cakes and pastries.  Plus tea or coffee

Avon Valley Railway, Bristol
07/12/2020 14:45