Why not celebrate your birthday with a special treat on the train.
Now you can have your child's birthday at the Brockwell Park Miniature Railway, and make their day that extra special.
You can hire out the train for our special price and have unlimited rides for your guests. There's no limit to how many guests you bring or for how long you want the train for.
Bring your own food, drink, decorations and of course the cake, we'll provide the train and a birthday card from us.
£50 for 30 mins or
£90 for 1 hour
then £30 per 30 mins thereafter.
£10 for table and 3x3m Gazebo Hire
Availability for the train is weekends only as our volunteers work during the week. There is no deposit required for Sunday bookings, however we do ask for £10 deposit for Saturday bookings as we don't normally operate to the public on this day. (Deposit is non-refundable except if cancelled due to the weather. Please see T&C's below)
To book or to check availability please contact us by emailing:
Please leave your name, contact details, Child's name, date and time you want to book and estimated number of guests.
You can even book us for photography and filming events, or group visits. (Terms and conditions apply)
Please be aware that we may take a few days to respond to emails as we like to make sure that we have enough help on requested days before responding.
Please note: We are unable to offer any weekday hire (during term time or holiday time) due to our helpers having Monday to Friday jobs.
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Terms & Conditions
The train can only be booked at weekends during our operating season, March to October. Booking is subject to staff and train availability.
The BPMR have the right to cancel or amend any changes without notice due to the weather or circumstances out of our control, but we'll do our best to avoid this.
We are an outdoor activity and are dependent on the weather. We can operate in the cold, in light rain or drizzle however we can't operate in persistent or heavy rain or snow (it has happened!!)
Saturday deposits are only refunded if we cancel due to poor weather described above or we fail to provide a service due to a lack of our volunteers being present. We'll do our best to avoid this.
Sunday bookings may operate with a second train being used alongside our public services. We'll give each train equal priority.
If no second train is available for a Sunday booking, then the railway reserves the right to temporary close the railway to the public during non-busy periods for bookings of 1 hour or less.
Or if no second train is available for a Sunday booking, we will reserve a carriage on the public train for the soul use of the party.
Whilst you have booked the train for the time period required, the number of trips along the line, and the number of guests carried from your birthday party is unlimited.
You can request our steam engine for your booking which is an extra £20. Please ask for availability if there's no mention of the steam engine under the latest updates, and is subject to the steam engine passing it's annual safety inspections.
If you are planning a party or picnic, it is recommended that you bring a marque or gazebo just in case the weather turns, we can provide a table and a 3x3m gazebo subject to availability for a sum of £10 extra. The charge is to cover the equipment for any unfortunate accidents. Please give us plenty of notice if this is required.
Please remember that we are located in a public park, please no BBQ's or open fires.
All party guests who travel on our trains, do so at their own risk. The railway holds no responsibility for anyone who ignores safety instructions, alights the train whilst in motion, or turning around or generally fails to listen to any member of staff.
We reserve the right to cancel any booking at any time without refund if guests fail to listen to any safety information given, or if they put themselves or any other park user in danger whilst at the railway or on the train.
Any commercial body or company wishing to use the railway for filming or any other form of publicity may have to inform the local authority which is Lambeth Council. Lambeth may request additional documentation in relation to any activities on their property and may possible ask for a fee to do so. Any fee's that the council may ask for is is out of the control of the railway.