Santa Trains

**New for 2021 - Bronze, Silver and Gold Tickets**

Following on from our highly successful 2020 Santa trains, we have listened to customer feedback and launching some exciting changes this year, beginning with the introduction of Bronze, Silver and Gold tickets.

Bronze -

Passengers will be seated at their own table (each table seats up to 4) in one of our open plan coaches.

Once boarded, all adults will be offered a mince pie, and children will receive a packet of sweets.

During your return steam train journey, Santa will visit your group at your table to spread some festive joy and hand a small present to each child.

Prices start at £13 per person

(Note: Any bookings of up to 2 passengers MAY have to share their table with another booking of 2 passengers, dependant on covid restrictions at the time)

Silver -

Groups of up to 8 will be seated in their own private compartment. All adults will receive a mince pie and wine, and children will get a packet of sweets and juice drink. During the return steam train journey, Santa will visit you in the comfort of your compartment and spend time talking to the children and handing them each a great present.

Prices start at £18 per person

(Note: Silver bookings are subject to a minimum of 4 persons)

Gold -

Our flagship experience, and certainly one to remember!

As you slide open the door to your own private compartment, you will find inside the elves have been busy and left a plentiful hamper for you to enjoy, with a wide array of festive goodies, including wine, soft drinks, chocolates, mince pies, biscuits, crisps, satsumas and much more... (vegetarian, vegan & gluten free variants available - please advise when booking)

Santa will visit you in the comfort of your compartment and spend time talking to the children and handing them each a great present.

Prices start at £26 per person

(Note: Gold bookings are subject to a minimum of 4 persons)

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Current availability is shown below. Where there is low availability, the date/time will no longer be bookable online and can only be booked by calling us on:

01827 880754 (Tue 0900-1300, Wed 0900-1500 and Fri 0900-1500)

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Terms & Conditions

  • All trains depart from and return to Shackerstone Station.

  • Details of ALL children's age and gender must be submitted during booking (This is used for gift selection purposes only).

  • Please allow adequate time to park and walk to the station before your booked departure time. We are not able to hold departure of trains for late arrivals. We recommend you arrive a minimum of 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time.

  • Customers are allocated seats, so please check that you book the full number in the party at the same time. Later bookings can not be guaranteed to have seats near any prior booking.

  • Cancelled bookings will not be refunded. However, with more than 14 days notice to your booked date, we will endeavour to transfer your booking to another service upon payment of £5.00 administration fee.

  • No refunds can be provided for visitors who do not arrive at Shackerstone Station in time for the booked departure time of their train.

  • Children under 12 months travel free, and will receive a small gift from Santa.

  • Santa Special trains may be either steam or diesel hauled, and all locomotives are subject to availability.

  • Please note we do not allow dogs or other animals to travel on Santa Special trains, unless they are guide dogs.

  • Every effort will be made to run trains according to this timetable, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations.

  • The railway operators can accept no liability for such cancellations or late running of any train and reserves the right to vary the provisions contained in this brochure without prior notice. E&OE.

  • Accessibility - Due to the design of the historic coaches used for our Santa Specials, wheelchairs cannot gain access to the passenger areas of the coaches. If a member of your party is a wheelchair user, please advise when booking so that we can contact you to check that we are able to accommodate them.

  • COVID-19: IN THE EVENT THAT THE BATTLEFIELD LINE RAILWAY ARE UNABLE TO OPERATE ANY SCHEDULED TRAINS DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, A FULL REFUND WILL BE OFFERED TO THOSE WHO HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS FOR THE SANTA SPECIALS. 

By continuing to book you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions above.