Events

There's plenty to see, do and enjoy at heritage railway events around the UK. Many railways also offer experience days such as driving a train or dining experiences.

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25th November 2023 - 26th November 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering, North Yorkshire,

Join Santa and his special team of elves at either Pickering or Grosmont Station before a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

Dates
25th November 2023 - 26th November 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
12 Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AJ, GB
Distance
0 away
25th November 2023 - 26th November 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Weardale Railway, Bishop Auckland, County Durham,

All aboard the Christmas train at Weardale Railway for an experience that will bring the festive spirit to life for the whole family.

Dates
25th November 2023 - 26th November 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Stanhope Station, Station Road, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2YS, GB
Distance
0 away
25th November 2023
Panto Express with Father Christmas

Panto Express with Father Christmas

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire,

Watch our mini Pantomime and see Father Christmas on a steam train!

Date
25th November 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Quainton Road Station, Station Road, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4BY, GB
Distance
0 away
26th November 2023
Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Aln Valley Railway, Alnwick, Northumberland,

Our 'Christmas Fair' will be taking place on Sunday 27th November from 10:30 -16:00.

Date
26th November 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Lionheart Station, Lionheart Enterprise Park, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2EZ, GB
Distance
0 away
1st December 2023
Noel Night Train

Noel Night Train

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

An evening of Christmas spirit with a steam train ride and refreshments

Date
1st December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Illuminated Train
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Festive Express

Festive Express

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Enjoy a steam train ride, then Santa gives each child a present!

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Christmas at Crowle Peatland Railway

Christmas at Crowle Peatland Railway

Crowle Peatland Railway, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire,

Christmas is a time of great cheer

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Illuminated Train
Location
The Old Peatworks, Dole Rd, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN17 4BL, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Llangollen Railway, Llangollen, Denbighshire,

Take a trip to Lapland

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8SN, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Elf Express

Elf Express

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Christmas themed, family fun event

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Weardale Railway, Bishop Auckland, County Durham,

All aboard the Christmas train at Weardale Railway for an experience that will bring the festive spirit to life for the whole family.

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Stanhope Station, Station Road, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2YS, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023
RH&DR Santa Specials

RH&DR Santa Specials

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent,

The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been running its popular Santa Specials since 1981. Although a lot has changed in the past 40 years the core of the experience remains the same – steam trains and Santa Claus!

Date
2nd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
New Romney Station, Littlestone Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
2nd December 2023 - 3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
3rd December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Somerset & Dorset Heritage Railway, Midsomer Norton,

Come and join us for some festive cheer in December - tickets now available to book online.

Date
3rd December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Midsomer Norton South Railway Station, Silver Street, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2EY, GB
Distance
0 away
7th December 2023
Noel Night Train

Noel Night Train

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

An evening of Christmas spirit with a steam train ride and refreshments

Date
7th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Illuminated Train
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
8th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
8th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Festive Express

Festive Express

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Enjoy a steam train ride, then Santa gives each child a present!

Dates
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Somerset & Dorset Heritage Railway, Midsomer Norton,

Come and join us for some festive cheer in December - tickets now available to book online.

Dates
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Midsomer Norton South Railway Station, Silver Street, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2EY, GB
Distance
0 away
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Llangollen Railway, Llangollen, Denbighshire,

Take a trip to Lapland

Dates
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8SN, GB
Distance
0 away
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Elf Express

Elf Express

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Christmas themed, family fun event

Dates
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Weardale Railway, Bishop Auckland, County Durham,

All aboard the Christmas train at Weardale Railway for an experience that will bring the festive spirit to life for the whole family.

Dates
9th December 2023 - 10th December 2023
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Stanhope Station, Station Road, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2YS, GB
Distance
0 away