DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, WE ARE RUNNING AN EXTRA TRAIN ON THE 14TH DECEMBER AT 3:30PM TO VISIT SANTA AT HIS GROTTO.
BOOKINGS CAN ONLY BE MADE ON 01685 722988. OFFICE HOURS ONLY: MONDAY - FRIDAY 9AM - 5.00PM

Santa Specials

Visit Santa this Christmas and ride the railway to Santa's grotto - The perfect experience for families with children. Now in its 30th year and more popular than ever. 


All children and babies receive a present from Santa.  Mulled Wine and Mince Pies are served to the adults.


Travel by Steam Hauled Train from Pant Station to Santa's Grotto in Pontsticill where everyone will receive a present from Father Christmas. 


Advance booking essential. Book online or Telephone: 01685 722988. 

Car Parking Free. Restaurant and Gift Shop open.


Santa Special Timetable

We will publish our Santa Special Timetables nearer the time.

Please Note:

  1. Babies must be booked- in even though they are free, this to ensure that they receive a present.
  2. There is no room on the train for pushchairs and buggies but they can be safely parked in the station.
  3. Tickets will not be sent by post  but passengers MUST bring their confirmation email and arrive at least 30 minutes before departure to obtain their seating allocation.
  4. Please make sure that you make an accurate booking as it is not possible to make amendments afterwards.
  5. Please be aware that refunds are not possible.


Book a Santa Special Train Online

Please select a Red Day from the calendar  to book your Santa Special Train