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Steam into Christmas at Didcot Railway Centre

Kids, there’s been a disaster, Santa’s reindeer have all escaped and are lost - you know that he needs them to deliver all the presents on Christmas Eve.  We need your help!  Can you help him find them? Explore the unique collection of Great Western…

Kids, there’s been a disaster, Santa’s reindeer have all escaped and are lost - you know that he needs them to deliver all the presents on Christmas Eve. 

We need your help! 

Can you help him find them? Explore the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings and small artefacts at our 21 acre museum set around the original 1932 engine shed whilst you locate all of the reindeer stations.

You’ll all receive a special passport and a stocking as you enter and as a reward, at each reindeer station, you’ll receive a small gift. Your visit will culminate with a visit to  Santa in our giant toy workshop where he’ll hear what you want to get for Christmas and you’ll get to choose your own gift from the selection on offer. Your entry ticket will also include unlimited train rides on our main demonstration line.

Gates open at 9.30am and you will need to book a specific arrival time as space on the trains is limited - you will receive a boarding pass confirming your itinerary on arrival. You should allow around 2 to 3 hours for your Steam Into Christmas experience but are welcome to stay longer if you wish – the Centre closes at 4.00pm.

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There is a flight of 18 steps to our entrance.

Who to contact

Telephone
01235 817200
E-mail
info@didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk
Website
http://didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Didcot Railway Centre
Address
Station Road
Didcot
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX11 7NR

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Weekends 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, December plus Wednesday 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
Children
Young people
Adults

Last checked on 26/09/2022

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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