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What's on in 2017

Following the end of our Mince Pie Specials on 1 January 2017 the railway will be closed for track improvement works and will re-open again on Mothering Sunday 26 March 2017. Thereafter the railway will generally operate on every Sunday, some Saturdays and also on Thursdays during Summer School Holidays, and then onwards until the end of the main season which is on Hallowe'en Sunday, 29 October 2017. You can see highlights of What's on in 2017 below - please do check the main website from time to time for any additional event days which may be added throughout the year:

MOTHERING SUNDAY - 26 March 2017
Mum travels FREE with any accompanied ticket holder and she receives a flower posy too. Sunday Cream Teas will also be available for the perfect treat. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS - 26 March (Mothering Sunday) 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.
 
EASTER SPECIALS - 14 to 17 April 2017
Four days of steam hauled trains and our stewards will be serving Hot Cross Buns to Adults and Chocolate Treats to Children during the journey.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS - 9 April 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 22 April 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FISH AND CHIP QUIZ NIGHT - 22 April 2017
Enjoy a fish and chip supper and test your general knowledge with an evening of fun quiz questions, on board a diesel hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH - 23 April 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

BLUE ELECTRIC DAY – 29 April 2017
Linda the Lymington Flyer, the BR Blue carriages will operate all day with diesel haulage. Kids with a Teddy go FREE with an accompanied Adult ticket holder.

TEDDY BEAR DAYS – 29 April to 1 May 2017
Bank holiday fun and Kids with a Teddy go FREE with an accompanied Adult ticket holder.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 6 May 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS - 7 May 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 6 May 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING – 6 May 2017
Sherlock Holmes murder mystery and suspense, with dinner served on board the steam hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SENIOR FOR A FIVER
- 21 May 2017
All visitors 60+ years travel for just £5. Sunday Cream Teas will also be available for the perfect treat (advance booking essential - details to follow).

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS
- 21 May (Seniors Day) 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

HISTORY & NATURE RIDE
- 27 May 2017
Discover our local history and the lineside flora and fauna in an hour-long railcar trip. Kids for a Quid - details to follow.

CLASSIC CAR RALLY - 28 May 2017
Come and ride the trains and see a wide selection of classic and vintage cars on display.  

FREE RAILWAY OPEN DAYS – 3 & 4 June 2017
Unique opportunity to see behind the scenes. It’s FREE and so are the half hourly railcar trips. Special timetable will apply.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 10 June 2017
Drive a diesel locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FISH AND CHIP QUIZ NIGHT – 10 June 2017
Enjoy a fish and chip supper and test your general knowledge with an evening of fun quiz questions, on board a diesel hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH – 11 June 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FATHER’S DAY - 18 June 2017
Dad travels FREE with any accompanied ticket holder. Sunday Cream Teas will also be available for the perfect treat (advance booking essential - details to follow).

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS - 18 June (Father’s Day) 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 24 June 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING – 24 June 2017
Sherlock Holmes murder mystery and suspense, with dinner served on board the steam hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH - 25 June 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

60th YEAR SINCE BR PASSENGER CLOSURE – 1 July to 30 July 2017
A series of events to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the last regular passenger trains run by British Railways – details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 8 July 2017
Drive a diesel locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FISH AND CHIP QUIZ NIGHT – 8 July 2017
Enjoy a fish and chip supper and test your general knowledge with an evening of fun quiz questions, on board a diesel hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 22 July 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING – 22 July 2017
Sherlock Holmes murder mystery and suspense, with dinner served on board the steam hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

KIDS FOR A QUID IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - 23 July to 3 September 2017
Each Sunday, Thursday and Bank Holiday during school holidays. Kids for a Quid - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 6 August 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 12 August 2017
Drive a diesel locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FISH AND CHIP QUIZ NIGHT – 12 August 2017
Enjoy a fish and chip supper and test your general knowledge with an evening of fun quiz questions, on board a diesel hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH – 13 August 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 20 August 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

HISTORY & NATURE RIDE – 26 August 2017
Discover our local history and the lineside flora and fauna in an hour-long railcar trip. Kids for a Quid - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 2 September 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING – 2 September 2017
Sherlock Holmes murder mystery and suspense, with dinner served on board the steam hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH – 3 September 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

BLUE ELECTRIC DAY – 9 September 2017
Linda the Lymington Flyer, the BR Blue carriages will operate all day with diesel haulage.

SENIOR FOR A FIVER – 10 September 2017
All visitors 60+ years travel for just £5. Sunday Cream Teas will also be available for the perfect treat (advance booking essential - details to follow).

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 10 September (Seniors' Day) 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH – 17 September 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

TITFER HALF-PRICE DAY - 24 September 2017
You'll probably know the Cockney slang for hat is a titfer - all those who wear any hat on yer bonce will travel at half the appropriate full Adult or Child price.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 24 September 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 7 October 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

FISH AND CHIP QUIZ NIGHT – 7 October 2017
Enjoy a fish and chip supper and test your general knowledge with an evening of fun quiz questions, on board a diesel/steam hauled train. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 8 October 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SUNDAY PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH – 15 October 2017
Served at your seat in the Luncheon Car on the 13.30 departure. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DELICIOUS CREAM TEAS – 22 October 2017
Served at your seat in the Afternoon Tea Cars on the 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 departures. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

HALLOWEEN BISTRO TRAIN – 28 October 2017
Ghost Train of the old and eerie Chiltern foothills comes ‘alive’ in a very different and spooky way, with dinner from our special Halloween inspired menu. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE – 28 October 2017
Drive a steam locomotive, limited places available. Advance booking essential - details to follow.

SPOOKS & GHOULS – 28 & 29 October 2017
Dare you ride the steam hauled Ghost train on Saturday evening or Sunday daytime? Children in Hallowe’en dress enjoy a mini-treat bag.

SANTA SPECIALS - 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 21, 23 & 24 December 2017
He's back and better than ever. Ride the steam train to see Santa, seasonal refreshments and quality presents for fare paying children. Advance booking advisable.

CAROL EVENING - 16 December 2017
Join local churches, choristers and musicians for an evening of Christmas Carols on the steam train.

MINCE PIE SPECIALS
– 28, 30 & 31 December 2017
Beat those post-Christmas blues with a steam train trip and seasonal at-your-seat refreshments. 


 

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