Train of Lights+Santa

Our usual Santa Express is not available this year – but don’t despair, Santa will visit on our Train of Lights with a brand new arrangement for 2021!! When you book a Train of Lights+Santa ticket you will travel on the fantastic Train of Lights service enjoying all this wonderful experience has to offer with the added bonus of a trip from Santa! He will present each person with a gift (children and adults alike) and will be accompanied by a special helper to assist him in his duties.

There will be a limited number of Train of Lights+Santa seats so buy your tickets early!

From 3rd December 2021 to 23rd December 2021

  • You will enjoy the full Train of Lights service on your outward journey (Paignton to Kingswear.
  • Santa and his helper will visit each person at their seat on the return journey (Kingswear to Paignton)
  • Each adult and each child will receive a gift from Santa
  • There is no pantomime on the train or at either Queen's Park Station or Kingswear stations
  • Mulled wine and mince pies are not offered on this service

Starts from Paignton - View location

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Dates & Times

December 3rd, 4th, 5th*, 10th, 11th, 12th*, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd

Departure times : 16:45 & 18:45

Note: * denotes no 18:45 service on these dates

​2021 Prices:

  • Adult (aged 16+) £26.00 (there is no concession fare)
  • Child (aged 19months-15years) £17.00
  • Children under 0-18 months old travel for free but no seat is provided

Note: there is no family ticket available on this service

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  • Perfect day - We have done this several times over the years and is a fantastic day out. The steam train ride is great, but the cruise makes it. The commentary is very good and funny. Would definitely recommend this trip if in the area.
  • Lovely day out - We decided on a steam train and boat ride day. The train was lovely, and the boat ride was a lot of fun with an entertaining guide, which one of my teenage daughters found hilarious!
  • Steam train - Great little day out - highly recommended. The boat trip up the dart was very good with the captain guiding us and the steam train was great for kids too.

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