SANTA SPECIAL TRAINS
South Downs Light Railway
Saturday / Sunday
8th & 9th December
15th & 16th December
22nd & 23rd December
ADVANCED BOOKING ONLY
You can book your tickets up to 9pm on the day preceding the day of your visit
Due to the popularity of the Santa Specials we are unable to accept day riders on these dates
To see the available trains and make your booking CLICK HERE
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for Santa Special trains are sold subject to the condition that the South Downs Light Railway Society Ltd will use all reasonable endeavours to operate the service for which tickets are issued and that if the service is cancelled tickets for an alternative service will be offered. Should such alternative service not be acceptable to the purchaser of the tickets then a refund of the amount paid will be given less an administration charge of £5.
No refund will be given if the booked service operates
Please bring your printed Paypal receipt to the ticket office no later than 10 minutes before the departure time of your chosen train.
WHAT OUR VISITORS HAVE SAID
“Thank you for such a fabulous time on the Santa Specials today. The big man was fabulous with the kids and we received a lovely gift at the end of a very amusing chat”…
“Wonderful Santa Special today, absolutely magical and no massive queues. Our girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves (as did we) and they were thrilled with their presents. We’ll certainly be back next year and also when the railway reopens in March”…
“Santa visit yesterday was great. Our twins loved it and the presents were lovely. Definitely recommend a visit to see Santa”…
“Fantastic place for families to take little ones to see Santa. Relaxed atmosphere, very well thought out. The grotto is awesome very well decorated. We had a lovely time. The train ride to the North Pole was brilliant - highly recommended.”…
“We had a lovely experience on the Santa Special train today. No queue at all. Staff were incredibly warm and friendly. Santa and his helpers were extremely patient with my son who was a bit nervous at first. Really lovely gift for my son and mulled wine for the adults. Would heartily recommend.”…
“We had a very enjoyable afternoon at the SDLR yesterday. The Santa Special train perfect as was the mulled wine (for the adults) and presents for the children. Santa and his team of helpers - excellent. Must be our 7th year of attending the Santa Specials - hopefully a few more to come.”…
“We had such a wonderful time today with our boys (4,5 & 6). They loved talking to the volunteers to find out more about the engines, enjoyed the little trips with the steam train. Father Christmas allowed time to talk to the boys (and a lady kindly took a photo of our whole family together) all of the volunteers were welcoming, helpful and added to the experience and our boys had amazing
gifts! Well worth the visit, will recommend this to everyone both at Christmas and throughout the year. Our boys have already said they would like to come back again next year. Thank you so much for all your hard work, you have certainly given some Christmas magic to our children. Merry
Christmas to you all! XXX”…
Book in advance!
Tickets will NOT be available on the day
Santa Specials at South Downs Light Railway attract visitors from Chichester, Bognor Regis, Worthing, Brighton, Horsham, and Guildford as well as from Pulborough, Billingshurst, Storrington, Midhurst, Petworth and Horsham. We’ve also welcomed passengers from London, Scotland and overseas.
Santa Special Fares 2017
All prices include a train ride, a quality present for children (over 2) and a glass of mulled wine for adults
SOUTH DOWNS LIGHT RAILWAY SOCIETY Ltd.
( A COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE No. 6426315 )
REGISTERED OFFICE: STOPHAM ROAD STATION, PULBOROUGH GARDEN CENTRE, STOPHAM ROAD, PULBOROUGH, WEST SUSSEX , RH20 1DS
For all ticketing enquiries please contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to thank our many visitors & supporters, who have all helped us have yet another very successful year