Christmas Fayre, Steam and Countryside With North Yorkshire Moors Railway

If you want to inject some timeless elegance into this year’s festive season, why not embrace the nostalgia of the age of steam with North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and perhaps a helping of Christmas pudding, too?

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is gearing itself up for a fun-filled winter season this December and has released details of its Christmas Pullman dining experience and festive fayre menu. Guests can choose from smoked salmon parcels, chicken liver pate, festive turkey, roast topside of beef, not forgetting Christmas pud with hot rum sauce, amongst many other delectable dishes.

All this while speeding through the North Yorkshire countryside, surrounded by the sounds and smells of times gone by. The Christmas Moorlander service departs from Grosmont station at 12.30 p.m. on a variety of dates in December and January.

Socially Distanced and Safe

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust has implemented Covid-19 control measures to safeguard passengers and staff. These include ‘fogging’ carriages and public spaces with sanitiser, enhanced cleaning regimes, hand sanitiser stations, and contactless payments for all refreshment and retail purchases. Visitors are also asked to maintain social distancing whilst visiting the railway, wear a face-covering whilst moving around the railway and on the train, and when seated on board the train. Capacity has also been reduced to ensure all measures can be maintained, so early booking is advised.

Family-friendly Santa Specials will run on selected dates in December, from Pickering Station, with children able to catch a glimpse of Santa and enjoy festive entertainment from his helpers, before steaming along to Levisham Station.

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Prices for the Christmas Moorlander service start from £145 for a table of two. Further details and booking options are available at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, where you’ll also find details of the Santa Specials. To maintain capacity, pre-booking is essential.

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