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Christmas Dining Experience in Steam Hauled Vintage Carriages

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.

Fares
Santa Special
Adult £30.00
Child £20.00
Family £80.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)
Final Timings
Station Outward Return
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.

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.


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

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

Discounts may be available to groups of 10 or more please call 0844 850 3137