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


Sunday 17 December (from 1pm) 2017

We have limited availability on the following slots

Slot 1: SOLD OUT
Slot 2: SOLD OUT
Slot 3: SOLD OUT
Slot 4: SOLD OUT

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…


  • 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.