A Christmas visit to the Bluebell Railway is a magical experience!
Enjoy a journey through the Sussex countryside in all its winter splendour. Santa and his elves will be on board with a present and chocolate treat for all the children (he won’t forget the grown-ups, there’s a mince pie for them!).
Sit back and enjoy the trip to Horsted Keynes station where you will find…
- A Victorian Fairground – tokens for rides/attractions will be available to purchase for 20p at the station.
- A Christmas Pantry – serving hot & cold drinks and festive snacks
Your Santa Special experience will last for between 1½ and 2 hours & includes your return train ride and time at Horsted Keynes station.
Trains depart from Sheffield Park Station or East Grinstead station.
Pre-booking is essential. You will not be able to buy tickets on the day
- Why not enjoy a Christmas carvery while you’re here? The perfect way to satisfy your appetite before or after meeting Santa!
Santa Special dates 2019
- 30th November
- 1st December
- 7th December
- 8th December
- 14th December
- 15th December
- 21st December
- 22nd December
- 23rd December
- 24th December
Event start times (each day):
Sheffield Park Station – 10:20am, 11:55am, 1:30pm and 3:10pm.
East Grinstead Station – 11:10am and 2:20pm
Santa Specials 2019 prices
|30th Nov||1st Dec||7th & 8th Dec||14th & 15th Dec||21st, 22nd & 23rd Dec||24th Dec|
|Adult – 1st class||£23||£28||£28.50||£29||£29.50||£30|
|Adult – 3rd class||£20||£25||£25.50||£26||£26.50||£27|
|Child (3-14yrs )- 1st class||£17||£17||£17||£17.50||£17.50||£18|
|Child (3-14yrs) – 3rd class||£17||£17||£17||£17.50||£17.50||£18|
|Toddler (1-2yrs)* – 1st class||£10||£10||£10||£10.50||£10.50||£11|
|Toddler (1-2 yrs)* – 3rd class||£10||£10||£10||£10.50||£10.50||£11|
|Baby (under 1 yr)* – 1st class||£3||£3||£3||£3||£3||£3|
|Baby (under 1 yr)* – 3rd class||£3||£3||£3||£3||£3||£3|
Catering opening times
THE BESSEMER ARMS AT SHEFFIELD PARK
|Weekdays/Sundays: 8.30am – 5pm||Full Breakfast: 8.30am – 11am||Hot Food: 12pm – 3pm|
|Saturdays: 8.30am – 11pm||Full Breakfast: 8.30am – 11am||Hot Food: 12pm – 3pm|
|No Train Service/ Festive Feast|
|Weekdays: 10am – 3pm||Breakfast Baps: 10am – 11.30am||Hot Food: 12pm – 2pm|
|Boxing Day/Christmas Holiday Service|
|Weekday/Weekend: 9am – 4.45pm||Full Breakfast: 9am -11.30am||Hot Food: 12pm – 3pm|
|The Ice Cream Kiosk will be open on Platform 1 on all days there is a train service, selling mulled wine and light refreshments: 11am – 4pm|
|THE KING GEORGE V BUFFET AT HORSTED KEYNES|
|Santa Specials: 10am – 4.45pm|
|Hot Food: 12pm -3pm|
|No Train Service/Festive Feast – CLOSED|
|Boxing Day – CLOSED
|Christmas Holiday Service: 9.30am – 4.30pm|
|THE PANTRY AT HORSTED KEYNES
Open Santa Specials days only: 10am – 4.45pm
KINGSCOTE WELL HOUSE – CLOSED
|THE GRINSTEADE BUFFET AT EAST GRINSTEAD|
|Santa Specials: 9:30am – 4.30pm|
|Hot Food: 9:30am – 3pm|
|Christmas Holiday Service : 9:30am – 4pm|
|Hot food: 9:30am – 2:30pm|