Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Santa Specials 1800 1196 Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Book Tickets 2 January 2020

Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you!

For Families, For Friends, For Children, For You!  Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you!

There's always such a lovely festive atmosphere at Havenstreet station, which Christmas music, a seasonal Christmas market, and lots of entertainment and magic shows just for children!

Make sure you enjoy a stroll through Santa's sparkling Winter Wonderland before going to see him... and if you're good he'll have a wonderful gift just for you!

Then relax in your cosy steam-heated compartment as one of our majestic steam locomotives hauls your train on a 10-mile round trip through the Island's winter landscape.

With seasonal fayre in our refreshment rooms and a shop packed with Christmas gift ideas, a visit to Santa at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway is the perfect start to your family Christmas! ... And don't forget to look out for Santa's elves!

Santa Specials - A Wonderful, Surprising and Captivating Day Out for all the Family ... with all this included in your tickets!

  • Santa's Grotto - Experience a magical, individual visit to see Santa for your children and your family group.
  • A good quality gift from Santa for every child.
  • Explore the charming, sparkling Winter Wonderland.
  • Light refreshments for children to enjoy.
  • Festive tipple or a soft drink, and a mince pie for every adult.
  • Meet the donkeys from the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.
  • Snuggle-up for a trip on the cosily heated steam train.
  • Laugh along with the jolly entertainment.
  • Children's fairground (under cover) until 4.30pm.
  • Train Story Discovery Centre.
  • Browse our seasonal undercover market.

Ticket PricesTrain TimesTerms and Information

Event Entry and Steam Train Fares (no admission only)

BUY ONLINE (advance booking is strongly advised)

30th Nov, 1st, 7th, 8th, December

Adult £16
Child £12*
Infant £10*

14th, 15th, 20th-24th December
Adult £18
Child £14*
Infant £12*


BUY ON THE GATE (subject to availability)

30th Nov,1st, 7th and 8th December
Adult £17
Child £13*
Infant £11*

14th, 15th, 20th-24th December
Adult £19
Child £15*
Infant £13*

* Child 5-17 yrs, Infant 4 yrs and under.
TICKETS for CHILDREN under 1 year: at buyer's discretion. If the child under 1 year is visiting Santa and wishes to receive a high-quality gift, a ticket must be purchased.

Non-travel Tickets / Site only ADMISSION for non-travellers is not available during this special event, full prices only apply.

Haven Falconry Bird of Prey Centre:
Entry to the Haven Falconry Bird of Prey Centre for travellers - special admission prices:
Adult £1
Child 50p
Infant FREE

PLEASE NOTE: THE TIMES SHOWN ON THE BOOKINGS PAGE ARE THE TRAIN DEPARTURE TIMES FROM HAVENSTREET - 10:30, 11:50, 13:50, 15:00*
Please note that if you are booked on the 15:00 train we strongly advise you to arrive early to enjoy the various activities and meet Santa BEFORE you travel.

SMALLBROOK DEPARTURE 11:02 - BOOK THE 10:30 TRAIN, 12:09 - BOOK THE 11:50 TRAIN FROM HAVENSTREET

IMPORTANT - Tickets CANNOT be refunded, altered or exchanged.
All tickets are valid for one day.
Non pre-booked (buy on the gate) will be limited and subject to availability.
No other discounts or Vouchers are accepted against payment for this premium priced event.