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Cream Teas

Enjoy an extra special treat when you travel on The Icknield Line!

A service of Cream Teas will be served in the Restaurant Car on selected afternoon departures from Chinnor on the following dates: 22 March (Mothering Sunday), 5 April12 April, 19 April, 3 May (Seniors Day), 17 May, 14 June, 21 June (Father's Day), 5 July, 19 July (Seniors Day), 30 July, 2 August, 6 August, 16 August, 23 August, 27 August, 13 September, 20 September, 4 October (Seniors Day) and 25 October.

All seats are reserved and places usually sell-out quickly - the round trip takes approximately 50 minutes and during the journey we will serve your choice of freshly brewed tea or coffee and accompanying scones with jam and butter plus Rhodda's Clotted Cream - all nicely served on our GWR Hotels crockery.

All the while your steam locomotive is lazily billowing steam past your window or the vintage diesel is growling along the line between Chinnor and Princes Risborough and return. With lovely views gradually opening out to Whiteleaf Cross and the Vale of Aylesbury in the distance, plus the Red Kites often whirling overhead, it is surely going to be the perfect Cream Tea treat.

What's more your Day-Rover ticket is valid for unlimited travel on the day. Also, if you are looking for something more to do whilst in Chinnor then see our 'Stroll Around Chinnor Village' which guide includes links to the Wee Bookshop and The Village Centre for food and drink, or local pubs for Bar/Restaurant meals; or say visit the local Church or other places that may be of interest.

Timetable

Full Day's Timetable Diesel Steam Diesel Steam Steam Steam*
Chinnor depart   10.45 12.10 13.30 15.00 16.30
Princes Risborough arrive   11.10 12.30 13.55 15.25 16.55
Platform 4 for arrivals and departures:
Princes Risborough depart 10.10 11.20 12.45 14.10 15.40 17.10
Chinnor arrive
10.30 11.45 13.05 14.30 16.00 17.40

*16.30 from Chinnor / 17.10 from Princes Risborough DOES NOT RUN IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER

Ticket Prices

Day-Rover travel ticket & Afternoon Cream Tea - includes reservations in the Restaurant Car, plus tea/coffee, scones butter and jams and Rodda's Clotted Cream: Operating date(s) Price
Adult (16-59 yrs) 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 27 Aug, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 25 Oct £20
Senior (60+ yrs) 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 27 Aug, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 25 Oct £18
Adult Railcard Holder 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 27 Aug, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 25 Oct £18
Adult Mum (16-59 yrs) on Mothering Sunday 22 Mar only £14
Senior Mum (60+ yrs) on Mothering Sunday 22 Mar only £13
Adult Dad (16-59 yrs) on Father's Day 21 June only £14
Senior Dad (60+ yrs) on Father's Day 21 June only £13
Senior (60+ yrs) on Seniors Day 3 May, 19 July, 04 Oct £13
Accompanied Child** (Up to 15 yrs) 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 27 Aug, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 25 Oct £6
Infant - NO Cream Tea (travel only) 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 27 Aug, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 25 Oct £Free

# Named holder(s) shown on your National Railcard.

** Up to two accompanied children go for £6 each when any ticket is purchased by an Adult, Senior, or Adult National Railcard holder.

Facilities at Stations

At Chinnor station there is FREE parking for train ticket holders, Cambrian Tea Room selling drinks and light refreshments, Souvenir & Secondhand Bookshop, toilets and baby changing facilities. At Princes Risborough station most services are provided by Chiltern Railways - see details at the station guide. For car parking at Princes Risborough see the Chiltern Railways parking page (present charge in 2019 for Off-Peak parking is £5.50).

Accessibility

Please take a look at our Accessibility Guide and particularly if you are a wheelchair user or you require assistance.

Booking information

Seats often fill up very quickly and so do please book early to avoid disappointment. Bookings always close at 20.00 on the Thursday before departure to enable our volunteers to order fresh food and make preparations. There is a £2 online booking fee per complete transaction - which helps to support the website and our charitable and restoration aims - thank you for your support.

Book tickets

Sun 22 Mar 2020
Departs 13:30 - only 24 places left
Departs 15:00 from Chinnor - SOLD OUT
Departs 16:30
Sun 05 Apr 2020
Departs 16:30
Sun 12 Apr 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Departs 16:30
Sun 19 Apr 2020
Departs 13:30 - only 36 places left
- SOLD OUT**
Departs 16:30
Sun 03 May 2020
Departs 13:30 - only 38 places left
Departs 15:00 - only 19 places left
Departs 16:30
Sun 17 May 2020
Departs 16:30
Sun 14 Jun 2020
Departs 16:30 from Chinnor - SOLD OUT
Sun 21 Jun 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Departs 16:30
Sun 05 Jul 2020
Departs 16:30 - only 29 places left
Sun 19 Jul 2020
Departs 13:30 from Chinnor - SOLD OUT
Departs 15:00 - only 10 places left
Departs 16:30
Thu 30 Jul 2020
Departs 13:30
- SOLD OUT**
Sun 02 Aug 2020
Departs 16:30
Thu 06 Aug 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Sun 16 Aug 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Departs 16:30
Sun 23 Aug 2020
Departs 16:30
Thu 27 Aug 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Sun 13 Sep 2020
Departs 16:30
Sun 20 Sep 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Departs 16:30
Sun 04 Oct 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00
Sun 25 Oct 2020
Departs 13:30
Departs 15:00