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Book your Santa Special experience at Ribble Steam Railway

Posted on - 10th September, 2015 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Christmas, Events, History, Nostalgia, Preston History, Things To Do, Transport
A previous Santa Special steam train in the snow

A previous Santa Special steam train in the snow. Pic: Christine Taylor

Ribble Steam Railway will play host to special visits from Santa this Christmas, with bookings now open to guarantee your family get chance to meet the man himself.

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This family fun experience runs on specific dates, beginning December 5 and booking is essential. Tickets entitle you to a 40 minute steam train ride before Santa delivers gifts to the children. The ticket price also includes admission into the festive museum, giving the chance to look at old engines and memorabilia.

Get up close to old steam engines inside the Ribble Steam Railway museum

Get up close to old steam engines inside the Ribble Steam Railway museum

Part of the experience also includes fun with the elves as well as being served light refreshments on the train.

The weekend of September 5 and 6 also saw Ribble Steam Railway celebrate their tenth birthday of being open to the general public. Visit their Facebook page here for more nostalgic pictures and memories over the last decade.

Ribble Steam Railway in 2011. For more memories over the last decade, visit their Facebook page

Ribble Steam Railway in 2011. For more memories over the last decade, visit their Facebook page

Visitors are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to train departure, and for a full list of dates and to book tickets, visit their website here.

 

 

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