Santa Express
The Santa Express at the Copsewood Miniature Railway

The Santa Express at the Copsewood Miniature Railway

Get Christmas off to a magical start by riding The Santa Express  to meet Father Christmas in his Grotto! 

Travel on one of our miniature steam trains from platform 7 & 1/4 to the Copsewood tunnel where the children, and adults, will meet Father Christmas in his Grotto and receive an early gift.

The Santa Express will run during 4 slots across the 2 days. Children and infants who ride the train receive a present from Santa. Adults tickets includes the train ride to the grotto and a hot drink and mince pie from the cafe.


Adults – £4
Children (2-15) – £6
Infant (under 2)- £1

Train Times

Saturday 9 December (from 3pm) 2017

Slot 1: 3pm – 3.30pm
Slot 2: 4pm – 4.30pm
Slot 3: 5.15pm – 5.45pm
Slot 4: 6:15pm – 7pm

Sunday 10 December (from 1pm) 2017

Slot 1: 1pm – 1:30pm
Slot 2: 2pm – 2.30pm
Slot 3: 3.15pm – 3.45pm
Slot 4: 4.15pm – 5pm

To avoid disappointment we ask that you turn up 15 minutes before your selected time slot to collect tickets from the ticket office. 

Book Your Tickets…

To book your tickets please select a date option first in the box below…

  • The train journey lasts approximately 15 minutes. 
  • Your ticket is only valid for your allocated slot time. If you miss this slot you may not be able to ride the Santa Express.
  • You are advised to arrive at the ticket office 15 minutes before your chosen slot to collect your tickets. Parking is available.  
  • You may only ride the Santa Express (7 1/4 ground level) once. Your ticket includes unlimited rides on the 5″ gauge raised track.