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Santa Steaming Revisited

Once again we come to the Santa Steaming. This time the family has grown and all were takers after... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Doreen C
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Another year and another great morning out on the Santa Special

This has become an annual event with our granddaughters and they still love it (ages 6 & 4). The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Once again we come to the Santa Steaming. This time the family has grown and all were takers after last years reviews. So it was Great Grandparents, Grandparents three couples and Two young ladies Two little boys and one very young lady. We all enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has become an annual event with our granddaughters and they still love it (ages 6 & 4). The team really put in a lot of effort to ensure everyone (young and old) has a fun time and the quality of the gifts handed out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank brit70000
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Went on an organised trip for Christmas Lunch. Meal was very good and all the staff were excellent and I could not fault anything. \\\\\\\congratulations to all the staff for keeping steam trains running.

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank BirminghamDinger
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We arranged take my grandchildren and their parents on this experience and from start to finish it was just fabulous. The best bit was that the volunteers were all totally committed to making the day special. The grandchildren were captivated by the old train experience,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank MARTIN P
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We took our 2 year old granddaughter on the Santa Special which we all thoroughly enjoyed. We have been to many Santa grottos over the years but this was a really lovely experience and so magical. Adults got a lovely mince pie and hot drink...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We've traveled on this volunteer run railway a few times now , all ave been reasonably priced and well run, Halloween and santa specials have been great fun , santas gifts were spot on and not cheap and nasty. Thanks to all the volunteers for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I can only rate a visit as good as the line has yet to reach its full potential plus the very slow speed of the trains will not enthrall every heritage railway visitor seeking a hard working loco on a heavy train. Having said that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jules8463
Reviewed 7 November 2018

When you think that this railway was taken out of passenger service some50 or so years ago and now look at it Their extension into Princes Risborough is a work of art for all volunteers to have completed A must place to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Colin J
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time visiting this charming little railway at this spooky time! Wonderful for children and adults too! The staff make extra special efforts to insure everyone is having a great time a must at hallowen!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank sarahjarvis99
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I may be biased ( steam buff...not an anorak) but my wife and I was driving back home from Hounslow on Sunday 21st and I decided to pop into Chinnor again ( last April) instead of going home on the M40 and treat ourselves to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank busterSolihull
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17 August 2018|
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Response from SF30A | Reviewed this property |
Sarah, Yes. This is from their site: 'Well behaved pet dogs are always made welcome and they TRAVEL FREE on daytime service trains in the non-dining sections of the trains. All we ask, please, is that you keep them on the... More
Colin B
8 August 2018|
Response from busterSolihull | Reviewed this property |
No . It is open Sunday. Time 11.00, 12.15, 13,30, 15,00, 16.30 Children for a £1.00 with a paying adult. Also the same next Thursday but time 10.30, 12.00, 13.45, 15.15 Hope this may be helpful Kind Regards Neil
29 April 2017|
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Response from KJBCC | Property representative |
ChinnorPete has given some excellent information (thanks Pete) and you can see more on the website or General Enquiries (Daytime 10.00-17.00) on 07979 055366 are always very helpful. Worth mentioning that the few volunteers... More