THE POLAR EXPRESS™ in the UK
Last Updated February 2021.
As we prepare to welcome travellers for the 2021 season, the fabulous Wensleydale elves are not the only ones busy. Did you know there are currently 4 other THE POLAR EXPRESS™ locations in the UK? Seaton Tramway in the south, Mid Norfolk Railway in the east and Telford and Birmingham in the West Midlands. Wensleydale Railway is the most northern of the experiences. Have you Believers visited any of the others?
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ at Wensleydale is the largest and most northern of the experiences in the UK. Surrounded by the wonderful rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ in Yorkshire is a fantastic setting for your magical Christmas expreience this year.
Tickets are on sale now so book your Polar Express Tickets today.
Polar Express Birmingham
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Birmingham departs from Moor Street Station in the centre of the city. It began in 2018 and is run by Vintage Trains. The train travels on the main line, making it unique in the UK. Birmingham has much to offer to visiting travellers. Why not combine your visit with another event? Birmingham hosts the largest German Christmas Market outside of Germany and Austria. In previous years there has also been a big wheel, an ice rink and of course Birmingham Hippodrome’s pantomime! We are not connected with this event.
Polar Express Norfolk
Situated 15 miles west of Norwich in the hear of Norfolk, is the village of Dereham and the Mid Norfolk Railway. Running from Dereham station on the 11.5 mile line, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Norfolk is scheduled to run for its 4th year in 2020 but tickets are not currently available. We are not connected with this event.
The town of Seaton nestles between Beer Head and Haven Cliff on the beautiful Devon coast. The Seaton Tramway offers families a magical tram ride to Santa’s home. The three-mile route runs through East Devon’s glorious Axe Valley, between the town of Seaton and the ancient town of Colyton. Guests travel in one of the specially decorated single deck tramcars to the North Pole. We are not connected with this event.
Lots in the USA!
There are lots of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides in the USA too! You can check them out on the official Rail Events Website.
Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland
For the first time THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride arrives at Edinburgh’s Waverley Station at the heart of Scotland’s Capital City. Unlike our other experiences, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ at Edinburgh travels on the mainline, making it a new and unique experience for our guests. Climb on board and join in all the magical fun you can expect on board! After your magical train journey with us, be sure to check out all the festive fun Edinburgh has to offer within the city centre this Christmas! https://edinburghthepolarexpressride.com/
South Devon Railway
Our Southernmost experience in the stunning Devon countryside, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ arrives once again to South Devon Railway this Christmas season. Climb on board and join the conductor and his team on this immersive train journey like no other. Tickets now available, head over to the website to book your tickets today.
Spa Valley Railway
Located in Royal Tunbride Wells, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ at Spa Valley Railway takes you on a picturesque journey through Kent and Sussex on an immersive theatrical journey this Christmas season. Visit the website today to see more details.