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Santa Specials at the Bluebell Railway

Location: The Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park Station Uckfield East Sussex TN22 3QL

Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020, - Thursday, December 24, 2020, 10.00 am


It may be slightly different this year, but the Bluebell Railway still aims to give you a wonderful and safe festive experience with all the traditional sights, sounds and aromas of Christmas.

  • Get into the mood with some Christmas music while having your tickets checked
  • Board your train in your own private compartment for a safe and enjoyable journey
  • Mince pies and chocolate coins waiting for you on board
  • Enjoy the trip to Horsted Keynes through the winter countryside
  • Visit Santa in his parlour with an opportunity for a photo
  • Collect your special present from Santa’s Workshop
  • Enjoy the traditional inclusive amusement attractions – all carefully spaced apart
  • Take time for a glass of delicious Christmas Punch on sale on the platform
  • Rejoin your train to return to Sheffield Park or East Grinstead
  • Pick up Christmas gifts at our market stalls and shops

The whole experience will take around 2 hours from Sheffield Park and 2 hours 15 minutes from East Grinstead and we ask people to arrive in good time to allow for social distancing measures. For more details visit our Covid-19 Safety Measures page.

When booking tickets, please check carefully for your required station of departure – Sheffield Park or East Grinstead.

Dates for Santa Specials are:

  • 28 November
  • 29 November
  • 5 December
  • 6 December
  • 12 December
  • 13 December
  • 19 December
  • 20 December
  • 22 December
  • 23 December
  • 24 December

Start times

  • From Sheffield Park: 10am & 12.45pm
  • From East Grinstead: 11am & 1.45pm

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Third class compartments £130; First class compartments £170