There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 5th December 2020 using the Santa Specials 2020

Additional trains available for Santa Specials - 12 & 19 Dec, 17:30 - 

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  • Santa in a train

    Santa Specials

    • 5th December 2020,
    • 6th December 2020,
    • 12th December 2020,
    • 13th December 2020,
    • 19th December 2020,
    • 20th December 2020,
    • 21st December 2020,
    • 22nd December 2020,
    • 23rd December 2020,
    • 24th December 2020


    (Updated 2 November, 2020) We are still intending

  • Mince Pie Specials

    Mince Pie Specials

    • 26th December 2020,
    • 27th December 2020,
    • 28th December 2020

    Eyes on the pies

    What could be better than kicking back and relaxing on Boxing Day with a delicious Mince Pie.


  • Whisky Chaser

    Whisky Chaser

    • 1st January 2021

    Auld lang time to ride on a train!

    Steam into 2021 in style on board a steam hauled train, complete with a dash of

  • Ride behind Flying Scotsman

    Flying Scotsman Returns

    • 2nd April 2021,
    • 3rd April 2021,
    • 4th April 2021,
    • 5th April 2021,
    • 6th April 2021

    Become a part of the legend

    Once again, we are hosting the most iconic steam locomotive, with the return of The Flying

Our visitors say…

  • They have regular events throughout the year Ghost trains, Christmas, Thomas and friend and WW2 days. Have had some great music events linked to the Trackside pub.

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  • Gift vouchers for every occasion
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