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Santa Special

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018


Santa Railcar Special

01 From Toddington station by an early 1960's diesel rail car with Santa and his young elves on board the train, spending lots of time sitting with each family. The number of tickets sold on these trains will be limited, so you will have plenty of space for your family, and there is the added excitement of seeing Santa coming down the train talking to everyone and giving out excellent presents.

  • Travel by diesel railcar from Toddington over the viaduct towards Broadway, then back towards Winchcombe before returning to Toddington.
  • A great festive spirit on the ten mile round trip.
  • Goody bag consisting of activity sheet, pencils and sweets for all children on arrival.
  • Santa travels on the train and visit you at your seat.
  • Plenty of space on the train as we limit numbers to around 25 children on each trip
  • Complimentary mince pies, hot and cold drinks, biscuits and fruit in a railway carriage after the train ride.
  • Top quality presents for the children.
  • Babies under 1 year old travel free and receive a nominal present only.
  • An ideal visit for smaller children who might be afraid of Santa in a dark grotto.
  • The Santa experience lasts about an hour and a quarter.
  • Very limited facilities for the disabled due to the age of the carriages.
  • Free parking at Toddington station.

£15 per adult and £15 per child (age 1 to 14 years) with a £1 p&p fee per booking


  • Christmas
  • For the Family
  • Heritage


Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The Railway Station
GL54 5DT
01242 621405


Our main stations are located at Toddington (our main operating base), Winchcombe and Cheltenham Race Course station. Please note that there is ample parking at both Toddington and Cheltenham stations.

The GWR is based in the Cotswolds, and is not far from the town of Cheltenham and city of Gloucester. It is approximately 45 miles from Birmingham, 50 miles from Bristol, and 15 miles from the picturesque town of Stow-on-the-Wold.

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  • Gloucester


Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The GWR offers a great family day out for one ticket price with an exciting timetable that enables visitors on nearly all dates to experience at least two forms of motive power.

Attraction in or near Gloucester