• SteamLights returns November 2022

SteamLights

Brighten up the chilly winter evenings with a seasonal lights spectacular!

SteamLights returns in 2022 with a sparkling new theme and a new lighting up performance to capture your imagination. 

Sparkle, glow and shimmer on a magical steam train covered by thousands of colourful lights.

Illuminate the dark landscape as you journey and feast your eyes on an amazing light show along the way. With brand new sparkling displays, music and narration, this is a steam train experience not to be missed!

  • Before boarding, witness the new, big switch on performance as we light up the darkness of Sheffield Park Station
  • Board for the magical journey and be seated in the luxury of your own compartment with your party. Why not make it a whole family affair or bring a group of friends to make the most of the compartment? Then add a special picnic box stuffed with tasty treats and drinks at time of booking and we will put them in your compartment to make the journey extra special!
  • Journey through the Sussex countryside under cover of darkness, bringing shimmering light and colour as you go. Along the way, enjoy new festive-themed scenes among the trees and clearings and a colourful light show orchestrated in time with music and narration. A multi-sensory feast!
  • Arrive at Horsted Keynes Station and disembark for 30 minutes to take photographs of your spectacular train covered in lights. The atmospheric country station adorned with lights and festive decoration provides the perfect backdrop.
  • As you return to Sheffield Park, enjoy a second chance to sparkle through the countryside and view the festive scenes you may have missed the first time.

The whole experience will be approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a separate service to Santa Specials – Santa will not be appearing on our SteamLights service. 

If you are visiting and travelling with us, please take a moment to read this customer notice here

STEAMLIGHTS STAR BAGS!

Grab your very special SteamLights Star Bag from the Kiosk & Bluebell Railway Shop at Sheffield Park. Each bag is priced at £5!

Prices:

* Accessible seating – not available to book online – please contact our Customer Service Team to book on 01825 720800 or email bookings@bluebell-railway.com

Ticket Type Weekdays

(except 19 – 23 Dec)

Weekends

(except 17 – 18 Dec
& 31 Dec)

Xmas Week & New Year’s Eve

(17 – 23 Dec & 31 Dec)

1st Class Compartment (6)
SEATS UP TO 6 ADULTS
£190.00 £200.00 £210.00
3rd Class Compartment (8)
SEATS UP TO 8 ADULTS
£150.00 £160.00 £170.00
Table for 4
SEATS UP TO 4 ADULTS
£125.00 £133.00 £140.00
W/C Passenger – Adult * £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
W/C Passenger – Child * £20.00 £21.00 £22.50
W/C Accompanying Passenger – Carer * Free Free Free
W/C Accompanying Passenger – Adult * £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
W/C Accompanying Passenger – Child * £20.00 £21.00 £22.50

SteamLights 2022 dates:

SteamLights will be running on selected dates from 10 November to 8 January.

STEAMLIGHTS STAR HUNT TOUR AND COMPETITION!

Thanks to the talented SVV Media, they have created a superb 360 tour on one of our SteamLights nights. With this fantastic tour, we’ve created a competition and you can have the chance to win a Hornby Train Set! For your chance to enter, visit here and place your answers via our Facebook page.

The competition runs until January 8th 2023. The winner will be chosen at random and will be notified after January 8th.

Good Luck!

THE WISHING TREE- NEW FOR STEAMLIGHTS 2022!
 
A brand new feature of our SteamLights experience for 2022, we will have a very special magic Wishing Tree lit up in the forecourt at Sheffield Park station.
 
You can grab your very own magical Starlight bag for just £5. It contains some fantastic goodies, including your very own Wishing Star which you can hang on the Wishing Tree as you head home after your SteamLights experience.
 
For £5 you can purchase a wonderful Starlight bag containing some goodies, including a magic Wishing Star which you can hang on the Wishing Tree as you go home.
 
Almost all wishes are sure to come true! These can be purchased when you arrive at Sheffield Park prior to your journey.

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