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Santa Specials at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway

  • Description
  • Dates & Combos
  • Getting Here

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 with Christmas music, a bustling 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 with a cosy 10-mile round trip through theIsland’s winter countryside, aboard a majestic steam train.

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! If you’re lucky you might see them on their special train taking Santa another sack of presents!

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

  • Return Hovercraft
  • Return Electric Train
  • Return Steam Train from Smallbrook Junction to Havenstreet
  • Entrance into Steam Railway Santa Speicals Event
  • Santa’s Grotto - Experience a magical, individual visit to Santa for your children and your family group
  • A gift from Santa for every child 
  • Browse our bustling seasonal market (undercover) packed with gift ideas
  • Explore the charming but sparkling Winter Wonderland
  • Light refreshments for children to enjoy
  • Festive tipple or a soft drink, plus mince pie, for every Adult          
  • Snuggle-up for a trip on the cosily heated steam train
  • Childrens fairground ride (under cover) until 4.30pm
  • Train Story Discovery Centre

How To Book...

 

Itinerary 1

 

Option 1
10:30 Hovercraft Departs Southsea
10:40 Hovercraft Arrives At Ryde
10:52 Depart Ryde Esplanade on Island Line Train
10:58 Arrive at Smallbrook Junction
11:02 Depart Smallbrook Junction on Steam Train
----------- Steam Train non-Stop to Wootton Station
11:23 Arrive At Wootton Station
11:26 Depart Wootton Station
11:37 Arrive at Havenstreet Station
----------- Meet Santa and Explore The Havenstreet Station Winter Wonderland
15:00 Last Steam Train Departs Havenstreet
15:33 Alight At Small Brook Junction to Island Line Train
16:00 Hovercraft from Ryde - Southsea

 

 

Itinerary 2

 

Option 2
11:30 Hovercraft Departs Southsea
11:40 Hovercraft Arrives At Ryde
11:52 Depart Ryde Esplanade on Island Line Train
11:58 Arrive at Smallbrook Junction
12:09 Depart Smallbrook Junction on Steam Train
------ Steam Train non-stop to Wootton 
12:23 Arrive At Wootton Station
12:26 Depart Wootton Station
12:37 Arrive at Havenstreet Station
------ Meet Santa and Explore The Havenstreet Station Winter Wonderland
15:00 Last Steam Train Departs Havenstreet
15:33 Alight At Small Brook Junction to Island Line Train
16:00 Hovercraft from Ryde - Southsea
Terms & Conditions
  • Please note in the event of cancellations or short notice change, Hovertravel Ltd are not liable for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • Once booked tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • Standard Hovertravel terms and conditions apply
  • Advance combo only available to purchase online until 27th November (48 hours before travel)
  • Standard combo prices will be charge after from 28th November - 1st December online and in terminal
  • Combo fares not in conjunction with any other offer or discount
  • Standard Portsmouth Historic Dockyard combo is not applicable to this event

Dates

  • 1st December
  • 7th - 8th December
  • 14th - 15th December
  • 20th - 24th December
Advanced Online Combos

Prices include return Hovercraft, return HoverBus & attraction Entry

Tickets must be booked at least 48 hours in advance to obtain discounted fare.

 

 

Passenger 1st, 7th & 8th December 14th -15th & 20th - 24th December                                                 
Adult (16+) £28.50 £30.50
Child (5–15) £23.25 £25.25
Infant (4 & under) Free Hovertravel Crossing - Purchase entry From Steam Railway website. We strongly advise customers to purchase 2-4 year old tickets in advance from Steam Railway website. Book here  
In Terminal Prices

Prices include return Hovercraft, return HoverBus & attraction Entry

 

 

Passenger 1st, 7th & 8th December 14th -15th & 20th - 24th December                                                 
Adult (16+) £39.00 £41.00
Child (5–15) £23.55 £25.55
Infant (4 & under) Free Hovertravel Crossing - Purchase entry From Steam Railway website. We strongly advise customers to purchase 2-4 year old tickets in advance from Steam Railway website. Book here  
Santa Specials at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway Map
Address

Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Railway Station
Havenstreet
Isle of Wight
PO33 4DS

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Directions

Havenstreet station is easily accessed from Hovertravel Ryde via the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and Electric Island Line Trains, with tickets sold at Southsea Hovercraft Terminal