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image for Children's Activity Event item typeSanta Specials Grosmont 2018 at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • White Rose Award Winner
  • York Tourism Awards Finalist
  • York Pass
  • Welcome To Yorkshire Member
  • Tourism Association North Yorkshire
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Family Event, from 1 Dec 2018

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Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Details

Santa Claus is coming to the… North Yorkshire Moors Railway!

Timetable for trains departing from Grosmont Station: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 December 2018

Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

Departing from Grosmont Station, the Santa Specials bring Christmas to life and give children the chance to meet the legendary man himself on board the train. They will be able to tell him what they would like to open on Christmas morning - providing they’ve managed to keep themselves off the naughty list this year!
•Age appropriate present for each child.
•Approx. 75 minute journey on board the Santa Express.
•Christmas Activity Bag.
•Mince Pie, Hot Drink & Alcoholic Tipple for each adult.

Tickets & Timetable will be confirmed.

*Under 12 months can travel on the service free of charge. A seat will not be provided or a gift. If you would like to provide a present, we will allow Santa to hand this out.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018 11:15
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018 11:15
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 11:15
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec 2018 11:15

Also see

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 5 - Mon 7 May Behind the Scenes
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Jul 60s Fest 2018
Fri 28 - Sun 30 Sep Annual Steam Gala 2018
Sat 13 - Sun 14 Oct North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime 2018
Sat 27 - Wed 31 Oct Halloween Train 2018
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec Santa Specials Pickering 2018

Contact

Laura Strange

01751 472508

Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 797841  Lat: 54.24639 Long: -0.77838

By Road: Thirsk to Scarborough, turn left at traffic lights in Pickering town and follow brown tourist signs for Steam Railway

By Public Transport: The main bus stops are outside Pickerig TIC at The Ropery and on Eastgate both within a 5 minute walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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