Santa Express at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

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Santa Express

at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

Kilmeadan, Co. Waterford

November 30th to December 23rd

Santa Express

Take a trip on a real train to visit Santa. When you arrive at Kilmeadan Station you will board the train. The conductor will check your train tickets and give you red blankets to keep you nice and cosy on the journey. Christmas music will be playing.

When everyone is safely on board the train will set off on an exciting journey through the countryside along the banks of the River Suir and in to the Magic Wood where you will meet Mrs Claus and some friends. Mrs Claus will give the children magic dust to sprinkle on the lawn on Christmas night. The train journey lasts about 25 minutes.

You then return to the station, go through the Carriage shop to visit Santa as a family. Santa is in a cosy cottage outside the carriage. It snows outside Santa’s Cottage. The children will have a nice chat with Santa and get a good quality present. Photos are optional at €6.00

To entertain you at the station before or after your trip you can meet the Mayfield Birds of Prey – They have beautiful barn owls – Boo, Bobbins, Muffin, Peanut and Hiccup or you could meet Izzy the Bengal Eagle Owl or a magnificent Harris Hawk.

Hot chocolate, tea, coffee and snack will be available in the Carriage shop .

Ticket Prices
Adults – €8.00
Children – €16.00
Babies (under 12 months) – FREE
All tickets must be booked and paid for in advance – Please telephone 051 384058 (between 10am and 4pm ) to check availability.
The Santa Express operates on the following dates in 2019
• Saturday 30th November, 7th 14th and 21st December
• Sunday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd December
• Wednesday 11th December
• Monday 23rd December
Departure Times
10.30am, 11.10am, 11.50am, 12.30pm, 1.10pm, 1.50pm
The Santa Express must be booked in advance. It cannot be booked on line. Contact us on 051 384058 between 10am and 4pm to check availability, make a booking or for more information.

More info. HERE or at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

Date & Time

30th Nov, 2019 - 23rd Dec, 2019 @ 10:30AM


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