Dragon Miniature Railway

Marple Garden Centre, Marple, UK

Opening Times & Fares

Running Times

The Dragon Miniature Railway operates trains every weekend and Bank Holiday throughout the year.
We are also open daily during local school holidays.

 Weekends ONLY
Opening Times
11am - 4:30pm
Last Train 4:20pm
If a steam train is in service we normally run these services from 12noon to 4pm (Subject to staff/loco availability)

weather permitting
Though we try to stay open through periods of light rain, we may close early if the weather is extreme

The play area is open on every operating day between March and September subject to weather and ground conditions; all trains stop at Riverside Halt if you wish to use the play area just alight at the station and catch a later train back on the same ticket.
Outdoor Play Area

Temporally closed due to COVID-19 pandemic! 

Please Contact Us if you have any queries about when, or what, we may be running.



(Santa Train Rides)
6 per child 
(Includes Present)
2 per adult 

1 Per Person 
Under 2's Travel free

 Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult

Ten-ride tickets are available for 8:00 saving 2.00 on normal fares.

These tickets can be used on all operating days and have no expiry date, and are valid for ten rides on the DMR from the date issued.

(Please see staff for ticket purchases) 
(no paper ticket will be issued to avoid contact)