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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21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Santa Steam Trains

Santa Steam Trains

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for a fun filled festive journey to the North Pole and meet Santa himself!

Dates
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Santa Steam Specials

Santa Steam Specials

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Santa Specials

Dates
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
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
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Midsomer Norton South Railway Station, Silver Street, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2EY, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Santa Special

Santa Special

Moors Valley Railway, Ringwood, Dorset,

This festive season, step aboard one of our Santa Specials & be transported to a Winter Wonderland!

Dates
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset, BH24 2ET, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

Enjoy a magical Christmas journey aboard a traditional steam-hauled train!

Dates
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Festive fun and wintery steam train trips with Father Christmas!

Dates
21st December 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 24th December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

After our successful season last year, we aim to give you another wonderful festive experience with all the traditional sights, sounds and aromas of Christmas

Dates
21st December 2024 - 24th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Children's Event
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

Santa Specials

Dates
21st December 2024 - 22nd December 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
24th December 2024
Santa Steam Trains

Santa Steam Trains

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for a fun filled festive journey to the North Pole and meet Santa himself!

Date
24th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
27th December 2024 - 5th January 2025
Mince Pie Specials

Mince Pie Specials

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Free mince pie for every full fare paying passenger.

Dates
27th December 2024 - 5th January 2025
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
27th December 2024 - 4th January 2025
Norfolk Lights Express

Norfolk Lights Express

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

The Norfolk Lights Express is an immersive, wintertime experience that is fun for the whole family!

Dates
27th December 2024 - 4th January 2025
Event Type(s)
Illuminated Train
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away
27th December 2024 - 5th January 2025
Mince Pie Specials

Mince Pie Specials

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

A post-Christmas treat, enjoy a cosy ride aboard a steam train complete with a mince pie and mulled cider!

Dates
27th December 2024 - 5th January 2025
Event Type(s)
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024
Diesel Gala

Diesel Gala

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for a day for all those fans of diesel locomotives - an intensive timetable will operate. More information on the SRPS Diesel Group Facebook page.

Date
28th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024 - 30th December 2024
Mince Pie Trains

Mince Pie Trains

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,

Take a post-Christmas journey through a wintery landscape.

Dates
28th December 2024 - 30th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, SY21 0SF, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024 - 1st January 2025
New Year Trains

New Year Trains

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, Barnstaple, Devon,

Something to do with the family after the big day

Dates
28th December 2024 - 1st January 2025
Event Type(s)
Location
Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4RA, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024 - 31st December 2024
Steamlights

Steamlights

Bluebell Railway, Uckfield, East Sussex,

Sparkle, glow and shimmer on a magical steam train covered by thousands of colourful lights. Feast your eyes on a magical and spectacular light show as you travel with us through the winter landscape!

Dates
28th December 2024 - 31st December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Illuminated Train
Location
Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024
Winter Warmer Steam Trains

Winter Warmer Steam Trains

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

Winter warmer steam trains

Date
28th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Christmas Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
30th December 2024 - 31st December 2024
Black Bun Specials

Black Bun Specials

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey in a cosy carriage, complimentary hot drink and a slice of traditional Hogmanay black bun for the adults and shortbread and juice for the kids, will make a perfect family treat to end the year together in style at this unique event.

Dates
30th December 2024 - 31st December 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd January 2025 - 3rd January 2025
Black Bun Specials

Black Bun Specials

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey in a cosy carriage, complimentary hot drink and a slice of traditional Hogmanay black bun for the adults and shortbread and juice for the kids, will make a perfect family treat to end the year together in style at this unique event.

Dates
2nd January 2025 - 3rd January 2025
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away