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Peak Rail Santa & Steam Specials

Further information and tickets will be available to book from August 2024.

Santa Special Trains will operate on the following days:

Saturdays: 30th (November), 7th, 14th, 21st December

Sundays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Monday: 23rd & Tuesday 24th

Santa and his Railway Helpers invite you to get Christmas off to a magical start by riding Santa’s festive steam train, through the delightful Derbyshire countryside. Join them on their special train at Peak Rail from Rowsley South Station. As you sit back and enjoy the journey, a variety of professional entertainers will perform for you, Santa and his helpers will make their way through the train and meet everyone at their seat. Santa will have with him a wonderful age suitable gift for all the children. Children will receive a bottle of water and small packet of sweets each, whilst Adults can sit back and enjoy a glass of wine and a mince pie (Dietary requirements can be catered for and bottle of water available upon pre-booked request.)

Due to limited space and safety reasons we can only accommodate the specified number of passengers per table/compartment as stated on the booking. The only exception to this is the Add on Sundry Option for Children aged up to 18 Months sat on a knee, up to a maximum of 2 per Table/Compartment.

Due to limited space on the train, only assistance dogs are allowed on the train.

We regret that due to the historic nature of the carriages, we are unable to accommodate wheelchair users in any other carriages other than the wheelchair accessible space in coach F. In this space we can accommodate one party of up to two people plus one wheelchair user on each train, please contact us directly at santa@peakrail.co.uk or call us on 07514 953 353 (please be aware that due to being a volunteer run organisation, we may not always be able to answer the phone, if so please leave a message and we will get back to you) to book this space.

Trains will depart in December 2023 on:

Saturdays: 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd
Sundays: 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
Friday 22nd

At the following times:

10:30, 12:20, 14:10 & 16:00 (The 16:00 service will not run on Sunday 24th)

Tickets and Fares:

Tickets for this brilliant event are priced as follows:

2/3/9/10/16 & 17th December

Table of 2 – £40

Table of 3 – £60 (This is Coach F, Table 8 Only)

Table of 4 – £80

Compartment of 6 – £120

22/23/24th December

Table of 2 – £50

Table of 3 – £70 (This is Coach F, Table 8 Only)

Table of 4 – £90

Compartment of 6 – £130

Tickets are sold by Table. Unfortunately we are unable to sell individual seats.

These include return train journey (lasting around 90 minutes), a wonderful age suitable gift, a bottle of water and small packet of sweets for each child, whilst Adults can sit back and enjoy a glass of wine and a mince pie (Dietary requirements can be catered for and bottle of water available upon pre-booked request).

To book please follow the link below:

Book Your Tickets Now!

Contact Details

Any questions please don’t hesitate to email: santa@peakrail.co.uk or call us on: 07514 953 353 (please be aware that due to being a volunteer run organisation, we may not always be able to answer the phone, if so please leave a message and we will get back to you)

We hope to see you in December to make some amazing memories!

Rowsley South Address:

Rowsley South Station, off, Harrison Way, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2LF, United Kingdom

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Contact

Call: 07514 953 353

santa@peakrail.co.uk