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Travel the lovely English countryside on this scenic train pulled by a steam locomotive, leaving from Bolton Abbey Station to the historic Embsay Station, built in 1888. Trains run every Sunday all year Tuesdays Saturdays & Sundays from April to end...more
Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6AF, England
All reviews run by volunteers first class steam railway buffet car booking office return journey bric a brac santa train waiting room short journey volunteer staff fish and chips step back in time class carriage station buffet special events santa specials
This was the first time taking my children on the Santa Special. Unfortunately I couldn't give it 5 starts. The boys enjoyed it thoroughly but I have seen better. The 'Santa' didn't even ask my boys what they wanted for Xmas or even if they...More
I took my little girl on the santa special, paid £38.
It was 'OK' Santa came round and she got a soft toy and there where women dressed up singing Christmas songs.
I think complimentary mince pies and mulled wine/soft drinks should be offered on...More
We took our Grandaughter on the Santa steam train and can honestly say it was the best ever. Very friendly staff who couldn’t do enough to make the day special.
A nostalgic trip, welcomed by the coal fires in the Hall and cafe. A wonderful...More
We took our 2 year old grandson as a special treat. He enjoyed every minute. A real steam train, friendly staff and plenty to keep him excited. Visits from Rudolph, Snowman and Santa with his elves followed by a singalong on the journey back to...More
My parents took me and my 2 year old son to the Santa special today as a Christmas treat. It was well organised from the moment we arrived in the car park, with staff indicating where to park. It had a Christmas feel to it...More
Took our grandaughter for a pre Christmas treat and had a fabulously magical time. Free parking and close to the entrance. Greeted by lots of staff all.on hand to assist. Once we were on the platform we went to the cafe. It was busy but...More
Took our grandson on the Santa Special yesterday where he had a great time. Lots of singing from Santa's elves and then a visit from Santa himself, and good quality presents during a one hour railway trip there and back on the line. Buffet car...More
We booked as a young family to go on the Santa Express in late November. Maybe it was my naivety, but given the manner in which this was advertised, and the potential that an old steam train on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales presented,...More
We had a most enjoyable trip on the vintage train on Sunday 4 November, the railway and cafe’s are run by very friendly volunteers, we would not hesitate to come back and hopefully book one of the dales dinning experiences. We would recommend the walk...More