Steam & Ploughmans GIFT IDEA

Dining in a railway Luncheon Car used to be for the rich and famous, but not any more: our Ploughman’s Lunch on the steam-hauled trains departing from Chinnor station may remind you of those more genteel days - when the pace of life was relaxed and surely different.

Our traditional and freshly prepared rural Cheddar and Ham Ploughman’s Lunch is served on our GWR Hotels crockery with your choice of tea, coffee, or soft drink. Alternatively, our local Chinnor Railway Ales are available at an additional charge.

If you are looking for an indulgent and unique present for family or friends, then why not treat them to a Gift Voucher?

Here you can purchase a combined Ploughman’s Luncheon, Travel Ticket & Reservation Voucher, which is valid for 2, 3 or 4 people, and then they can exchange it for a specific train nearer the time.

Vouchers are issued in an attractive presentation envelope and will be posted to the delivery address you select – please allow 7 working days for delivery.


Dates in 2018 are subject to confirmation (in December 2017) but the Luncheon Cars are expected to depart Chinnor station on the following:

22 April, 03 June, 15 July, 05 August, 09 September, 23 September, 21 October.

Each round trip takes up to 50 minutes in duration. Visitors also enjoy freedom of the line for the day on which their tickets are valid, e.g. you can make additional trip(s) in our unreserved seated accommodation in any other part of the train.



  • Two people incl. p.p. £42
  • Three people incl. p.p. £62
  • Four people incl. p.p. £82 

Booking information

Vouchers are issued in an attractive presentation envelope and will be posted to the delivery address shown on your order - please allow 7 working days for delivery (you will also receive an electronic receipt and confirmation, which will be sent to your inbox on day of ordering).

At the CHECK-OUT STAGE please input to the 'Additional Information' box the RECIPIENT'S NAME and you can also add any short message, such as 'Happy Christmas from (name)' or 'Happy Birthday from (my name)' etc. Vouchers are valid for the full 2018 season - see above.

Ploughman's Lunches are only available on selected dates and trains and the number of seats are limited and offered on a strictly first come/first served basis. Guests will need to redeem them in advance by calling our booking agent on 07979 055366 (daily 10.00 – 16.00).


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