The Moorlander Lunch Train 3

Murder Mystery - £65.00 Per Person - Departs Cheddleton 19:00

Back after an absence of a four years, Murder Mystery nights have returned. Help solve the mysteries as you dine and travel along the Churnet Valley Railway. 

The plot takes you back to 1929 and the Little Hampton Gold Cup and everyone is excited about a trip to the races! Sadly, local trainer, Roy Lascott, has fallen at the first fence! Has stable owner, Bea Chersbruck discovered something amiss amongst the hay? Has gambler, Newton Abbott finally placed the wrong bet? Or has Wyn Canton, owner of the race favourite, found the going too hard? Happily, D.I Archie Bauls is on fine form and will guide you to the winning post.


Warm Smoked chicken breast, charred asparagus spears roasted new potatoes on rocket salad 

Smoked salmon dressed with capers fresh lemons and complimenting dressing. 


SOUP Sweet potato and red pepper, (this would be allergen free and vegan) 

Honey roasted pink duck breast, sauté potatoes green vegetables and black cherry sauce. 


Baked Salmon fillet, pan fried in Cajun spices served with a garlic and chive potato cake, with tomato sauce. 


Roasted Vegetable Tain served with tomato coulis (Vegetarian)

Fruitless Sticky Toffee Pudding, with real toffee sauce. 


Warm Apple and forest fruit crumble, with real creamy custard 


Fruit Salad with pouring cream 

Allergens - Dishes Marked (V) are Suitable for Vegetarians 

Some of our dishes are available as Gluten Free. Please contact our office to check before booking what we offer and what our alternatives are. We are able to offer additional allergen free alternatives upon request. This must be requested at the time of booking. We cannot deal with these requests on the day. 

First Class Service
Delivering sterling service is at the heart of what we do, and we often find that it is those little touches that keep our customers coming back time and time again. Upon arrival diners will enjoy the "red carpet treatment" where they will be greeted by our Dining Manager before being introduced to their personal waiter, who will endeavour to ensure that their every whim is catered for.

Local Suppliers
We are immensely proud of our home county of Staffordshire, from its impressive industrial history, to its captivating landscapes and, of course, its award-winning produce. The pride we have for our area is evident in our menus, which have been carefully designed to encompass our passion for seasonal and where possible locally sourced, quality ingredients.

We offer a full bar on board where you can you buy a range of drinks including cocktails or if you prefer you can pre-order your wine, beer or prosecco and this will be ready and waiting at your table on your arrival. Drinks are priced individually and not included in the ticket price.

We do not accept cancellations.

Unfortunately due the heritage design of the dining train is not accessible by wheelchair. Customers with limited mobility should call the booking office to notify of your requirements and we will do our upmost to accommodate a table nearest the entrance.

There are customer toilets on board the coach.

We welcome well behaved children over the age of 8 years old.

Table of Two Guarantee
Unfortunately due to the heritage design and style of our first class dining coach we have a limited number of tables of two, with remaining tables being tables of four. If you would like to guarantee a table for two please purchase a table of two guarantee at the time of booking. Failing to do so may result in you sharing with other passengers on the day.

Dogs are not permitted on the dining coach with the exception of Service Dogs.

There is free parking at Cheddleton with limited Disabled Parking. We advise that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure.

Gift Vouchers
If you would like to buy this experience as a gift then please call our booking office for a Churnet Valley Railway Gift Card. Additional costs apply to this depending on the package purchased.

If you are in possession of a voucher then please call the booking office to book your table.

Special Occasions
If you have a special occasion we can cater for this . You should include in your online booking, under the "special instructions" tab or call the booking office with the name of the person or persons for whom this is a special occasion.

Group Bookings
Our dining train can be hired exclusively for a maximum Group Booking of 48 passengers. For more information please contact the booking office.

In Conjunction with ADP Events who can be contacted via their website.