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Swashbuckling Shenanigans - The Pirate Adventure

Dates for this event

  • 13th August 2020
Swashbuckling Shenanigans

Yo-ho-ho and a shovel of coal!

Sign up with a crew of the East Lancashire Railway’s most wanted Buccaneers on a high seas search for buried gold. You will earn your sea-legs as you learn the basics of map reading, singing sea shanties and of course the best way to buckle your swash. Can you beat your piratical rivals to the treasure?

This interactive adventure will see you and your family join colourful characters on a steam train ride, during which you will take part in a host of entertaining activities to complete the story.

What’s Included

  • One return trip from Bury to Rawtenstall on the world’s first Pirate Steam Train
  • An approximately two-hour Pirate experience with the silliest sea dogs in Lancashire
  • Pirate themed activities
  • Plenty of photo opportunities

Food and drink will be available to purchase from our café on Platform 3/4 at Bury Bolton Street Station and from our on-train buffet.

Dates, times and tickets

Select your date and time (click Time to book):

Date  Time 1 Time 2 Time 3
13/08/2020  10:00  12:40  15:25 

Duration: 2 - 21/2 hours

Recommended age: Families with children aged 4 - 11

  Adult Adult with Child Under 3 Child
Ticket £15 £15 £10.50

Tickets are limited and must be pre-booked.

Important Information and Getting Here

Each experience begins at Bury Bolton Street Station. Please visit our timetable page for information on any other train services running on the date of your visit.

The Pop Up Shop will be open during the event.

For information on how to find Bury Bolton Street Station, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

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