- Events in 2017
- Abergwili Extension Update
- Gwili Railway urgently seeking new volunteers
- Trip Advisor Certificate 2016
- Extra Steam Taster date 20 May 2017
- 15/4/17 2017 Murder Mystery is SOLD OUT
- Classic Transport Event - Plan your day
- Support the Gwili Railway by purchasing the Old Signal Box DVD. Only £6
- Santa's Magical Steam Trains 2017
02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Santa's Magical Steam Trains
All aboard! Santa's Magical Steam Train at the Gwili Railway
Ride the Steam Train to Santa's Grotto at Llwyfan Cerrig Station where a heated marquee with an exciting program of entertainment awaits you. Enjoy a Mince Pie and a tot of sherry while you wait to visit Santa in his grotto and the children can dive into their goodie bags (for children 1-15yrs).
The wonderful Loopy Lews entertainers and Inflatable Fun Wales' bouncy castle will be there to entertain you before you are taken to visit Santa Claus in his grotto. Santa can speak to you in Welsh or English and word has it he has a superb collection of quality gifts this Christmas!
Trains Depart Bronwydd Arms Station
If necessary you will be directed to overflow parking in the village of Bronwydd. Please arrive 40 minutes before your train departs to allow for parking and transport via the FREE shuttle minibus. The Victorian Tea Rooms will be open at Bronwydd Arms Station where you can collect your tickets and purchase refreshments.
2017 Operating Dates:
- Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd
- Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th
- Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th
- Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd
- Christmas Eve Sunday 24th
Advance Ticket Prices
PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS BOOKED FOR TRAVEL LESS THAN 7
DAYS AHEAD WILL BE HELD AT THE RAILWAY FOR COLLECTION
ON THE DAY. PLEASE HAVE YOUR BOOKING REFERENCE WITH
All the proceeds from our Santa events go back into the running, maintenance and development of this, West Wales only broad gauge heritage steam railway. We hope you enjoy your visit and thank you for helping to keep this site running for future generations.
Click Here to see images from previous year's Santa's Magical Steamings
Booking Conditions Santa Magical Steam Trains 2017
Once tickets are purchased they are non-refundable, unless the Railway is closed to the public due to adverse weather conditions on your date of travel.
- As in all large scale events, failure to attend through illness, changed plans or bad weather will not automatically entitle you to a refund. Please talk to the booking office who will advise you whether your dates can be changed.
- An administrative fee of £10.00 will be made for any alterations to bookings where tickets have been issued; Alterations can only be made subject to availability.
- In the event of adverse weather conditions, please check website, www.gwili-railway.co.uk, for information or phone 01267 238213 before leaving home.
- Please arrive 40 minutes before your train departs, as some parking may be off site and a FREE shuttle bus will operate;
- If you miss your train whilst every effort will be made to accommodate you on a later train, this cannot be guaranteed
- Discount vouchers, Complimentary tickets, HRA passes and Time Credits cannot be used towards Santa Magical Steam Train tickets;
- Disabled accommodation is available - please advise your requirements clearly on booking;
- A SPECIAL TIMETABLE will operate and whilst every effort will be made to maintain it, no guarantee can be made that trains will depart on time. The Gwili Railway Company Limited reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice. No liability for loss can be accepted.
- Please bring cash to use at Llwyfan Cerrig Station for the Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Gwili Shop and hot food catering. Please note there is NO cash machine on site.
- PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS BOOKED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE RAILWAY FOR COLLECTION ON THE DAY. LOOK OUT FOR SIGNS FOR TICKET COLLECTION ON ARRIVAL AT BRONWYDD ARMS STATION
- No unaccompanied children are allowed at the Santa Event and we would remind you that any children in your party are your responsibility at all times.