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All Aboard The Santa Express for a merry ride that will warm your heart!


All Aboard The Santa Express for a merry ride that will warm your heart!

All Aboard!

The Santa Express

A magical experience for the whole family to enjoy this festive season


Join Father Christmas and his helpers on a magical family journey aboard our ‘Santa Express’. Presents for the children, festive treat and seasonal drink for the adults, with Carols and a good time for all.


Take the 1hr 20min return journey between Haverthwaite & Lakeside, absorbing the festive spirit from all the colourful elves to experience a journey you’ll never forget!


The excitement builds as you sit in your decorated carriage, the doors close, and on the platform is a procession of elves and of course, Father Christmas, waving to all the children as they pass.


As carols play, adults are given a festive treat and seasonal drink. You are teased while you hear a ruckus from a neighboring carriage- he must be on his way! With a boom the carriage door opens and chief elf ‘JoJo’ enters, followed by more elves the ‘panto’ atmosphere is alive, after introductions there is carol singing, getting everyone on-board into the Christmas spirit. In all the excitement, a tall figure in red enters the carriage, watch the children’s faces ‘light-up’, it’s Father Christmas! With the help of his elves he visits every child, delivering a handpicked present.


Take this magical journey and create memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.


**Please note that the train will pause numerous times throughout the 3 1/2 mile journey from Haverthwaite - Lakeside, to allow time for Santa tio visit every child.


Travel to Haverthwaite Railway Station where you will board the Santa Express for the 14:30 departure. The train ride will last approximatley 1 hour 20 minutes from the time the train departs the station until it returns. Re-join the coach following your return to the station, for the joruney home.

Saturday 14th December 14:30 departure


The train ride will last approximatley 1 hour and 20 minutes.


Age and name of children will be required on booking as each gift is handpicked for the children.


The railway is a working environment and children must be supervised at all times.



Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Carlisle / Wigton Road 3 Bus Stop, St Bedes Church, Wigton Road
120 Wigton Road, Carlisle/CA2 7ES
Carlisle Devonshire St 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Heron Foods,
Egremont CA22 2AA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Penrith Castle Gates bus stop / opposite Penrith Train Sta
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

To make an online booking, please first select the number of passengers required in the dropdown menu below, then click the shopping trolley icon in the Book Now column. If the shopping trolley icon is unavailable, online booking is not currently available for this departure. Please call our Travel Shop team on 016973 49999 or use the Call Back facility and a member of staff will be happy to assist.

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Reays Coaches Ltd, Strawberry Fields,

Syke Park, Wigton, CA7 9NE

Tel: 016973 49999


Company No: 3910309

VAT No: 843 1444 43

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