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Sun 15 Dec 2019

Christmas Lunch

Sunday 15 December 2019

Christmas Dining in Steam Hauled Vintage Carriages

Departing: Lancaster, Carnforth
Steam from Lancaster & Carnforth - Round trip Premier Dining
Please Note: This trip is hauled by steam

What better way to start the countdown to this years festive season than to join us on board our Christmas train, relax in our lavishly furnished Mark I and Mark II vintage carriages, some of which represent the oldest working carriages in operation today. These traditional carriages will be hauled from Lancaster by one of the oldest steam engines in service today. Re-live a bygone era at the same time breath deep and witness the wonderful countryside from your very own picture window.

The Package
A spectacular round trip in vintage First Class carriages.
Welcome glass of Champagne.
A superb four course festive lunch.
Quarter bottle of wine.


Christmas Dining
Per Person£199

Route Information - 15th December: The trip is a circular route picking up passengers in Lancaster and Carnforth. The train heads east along the Keer Valley crossing the Lune Valley and into the hills towards Wennington. From here we travel along the edge of the Forest of Bowland and through the unmanned Bentham Station. Continuing easterly we head for Clapham, through dramatic scenery with the Yorkshire Dales to the north and the Forest of Bowland to the south we continue up through the Valley of the River Wenning before heading south to Giggleswick and down to Settle Junction. Following along the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park we arrive at Hellifield before turning to head along the Ribble Valley and on to Clitheroe.

From Clitheroe we continue south across the 48 arch viaduct at Whalley towards Blackburn. Leaving Blackburn on a westerly route we head along open countryside through Cherry Tree, Farington Curve and Bamber Bridge and on to Preston. From Preston we head back to Lancaster.

Supplement for a private table for two in Premier Dining £20.00 per passenger.

Provisional Timings
Station Outward Return
Lancaster 11:33 16:36
Carnforth 11:58 16:50
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