Santa Special at North Bay Heritage Railway

Tickets go on Sale August 2020

Come down to the North Bay Heritage Railway in Scarborough to join in the festive celebrations, and most importantly meet Santa himself.

The first Santa Experience train will be departing from Peasholm Station at 2pm on Saturday 5th December, other times are 3pm, 4pm & 5pm. Other dates are 6th,12th,13th,19th,20th,21st,22nd & 23rd December. We also advise everyone to pre book via the web site or in person at the North Bay Heritage Railway. You will need to pre-book for any of the Twilight Train at 4pm & 5pm as space will be limited.

Our Evening Santa Experience trains are running Friday 11th and 18th December at 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm. So why not bring your children down to the North Bay Heritage Railway and enjoy a magical journey to Scalby Mills to find Santa and bring him back to his Grotto at Peasholm. Every child will receive a quality gift and there will be a mince pie and festive tipple for the adults.

Please wear warm clothing, part of the event will be held outdoors whatever the weather. Also be aware some trains are very busy especially on peek dates (12th – 23rd December), we endeavour to keep your wait to see Santa as short as possible. Please allow up to on hour 30 minutes for the Santa Experience.

Prices 2020: Mobile and tablet users please scroll to the right to see the full list.

DateAdultChild 0-16
Pre BookOn the DayPre BookOn the Day
5th and 6th Dec
11th Dec
12th and 13th Dec
18th Dec
19th and 20th Dec
21, 22 and 23rd Dec

2020 Present Age Groups

under 12 months (with present £6.00)
1-2 Years
3-6 Years
7-9 Years
10-13 Years
14-16 Years

child under 12 months with no present are FREE.

Santa Experience Timetable 2020 – Please note dates and times are yet to be confirmed.

Mobile and tablet users please scroll to the right to see the full list.

5th Dec 14:0015:0016:0017:00
6th Dec14:0015:0016:0017:00
11th Dec17:3018:3019:30
13th Dec11.3014:0015:0016:0017:00
14th Dec11.3014:0015:0016:00
18th Dec17:3018:3019:30
19th Dec11.3013.0014:0015:0016:0017:00
20th Dec11.3013.0014:0015:0016:0017:00
21st Dec11.3013.0014:0015:0016:00
22nd Dec11.3013.0014:0015:0016:00
23rd Dec11.3013.0014:0015:0016:00

Santa Special Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions: Tickets are non refundable, you can transfer tickets to another date subject to availability, a fee of £5 will be charged to cover administration costs. If for any reason the North Bay Railway cancels a service you will be offer another date or full refund. Please be aware trains depart on time and we will not wait for passengers who are late. If you miss your train subject to availability you will be offered and alternative time. If no spaces are available you will be offered the gift from Santa, no refund will be given.

Passengers are allocated a numbered seat if extra passengers are added after booking we can not guarantee your party will be sat together. We have one enclosed carriages these seats will be allocated first, please let us know if you prefer to be seated in enclosed or open carriage. We can accommodate four wheelchairs per train, priority will be give to disabled passengers.

Push chairs are not allowed on the trains a parking area is at Peasholm Station. Please inform our staff at the time of booking if you have any special requirement or children have special needs, we will do everything possible to accommodate you.

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Covid 19 update 24th June 2020 2020

North Bay Heritage Railway will be reopening on Saturday 4th July at 10:30am. We will be running a regular train service throughout the day.

Tickets will be available via our website from Monday 29th June 2020.

NBR will be Covid-19 compliant and we ask all visitors for follow the simple rules. Safety of passengers and staff will be put first!⠀

Just a reminder all 20/21 Season tickets are valid until 31st March 2022, any train or attraction vouchers will be extended until 31st October 2021 these include ones issued by Yorkshire Coast Radio, Great Yorkshire Radio and NBR. All Driver Experiences will be rearranged once the social distance restrictions are lifted (we are not putting an expiry date on these experiences) We are constantly reviewing these dates and will extend them if needs be.⠀

Our office remains closed but we can be contacted via social media or email⠀

You can also help by completing our pre-opening survey Click Here

Thank you to everyone for your continued support during this difficult time, stay safe.

The NBR Team.

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