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Sun 01 Dec 2019

Santa Special

Sunday 1 December 2019

"Santa Claus is Coming to 'Steam Town'"

Departing: Lancaster
Steam from Lancaster - Round trip with Santa
Please Note: This trip is hauled by steam

We are delighted that Santa has confirmed he will be paying us a visit taking time out from his busy schedule.

Both Santa, his Elves and helpers will be taking over our train, and he invites you all on board, children will meet Santa in his Grotto specially constructed on the train. Grown ups can sit back and relax in your vintage Mark I or Mark II carriage and witness the majesty of our beautiful countryside at Christmas time, whilst enjoying some festive cheer.

What's In Store
Round trip in vintage carriages.
Gift for children from Santa.
Food on board (Children) - Packed lunch including sandwiches, fruit and cold drinks.
Grown up Treats - Warming Winter Filler.
On board Roaming Magician.


Santa Special
Family£80 (2 Adults & 2 children)

Route Information - 24th November, 1st & 8th December: The trip is a circular route picking up passengers in Lancaster. The train heads north along the coast line through Bolton-le-Sands and Carnforth, before passing over River Bela. From here we travel along the edge of The Lake District on our approach towards Oxenholme. Continuing north, we then head for Carlisle. Passing through the magnificent scenery of the North Pennies to the West, we can enjoy the smells and sounds of the steam locomotive. Here we pass through Penrith and Upperby Bridge junction and follow River Petteril which runs through Cumbria. Finally we reach Petteril Bridge junction before turning to head south back through the dramatic countryside and arriving back at Lancaster.

A child ticket is for a child aged 16 or under.

Confirmed Timings
Station Outward Return
Lancaster 10:57 15:53
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